Little Leah was recently brought to Neve Michael Children’s Emergency Center. She is slight and brittle and the look in those sad dark eyes tells an awful tale. There is a desolate place in her soul emanating through those cheerless eyes, as if someone took the light out of her life.
Mendy is only ten years old, but within a short span of time he’s had to make two life-changing transitions. A few months ago he came to Israel on aliyah from England with his mother. More recently, he was brought to Neve Michael for counseling and therapy.
Seven years have passed since that gray day when Shlomit, her big sister and two big brothers arrived in the Neve Michael Emergency Crisis Center. Shlomit’s end of the story was the most touching as she was the baby of the family…
Tal (10) and Ishai (8) are brothers from northern Israel who recently were brought to the Neve Michael Emergency Crisis Center. We knew from the Welfare Authorities that they had been abused by their father. What we didn’t know was the extent of the abuse.