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Yamato Damashi T-shirts

Yamato Damashi T-shirts

One of the members of Chabad house of Japan, who lived in Japan for many years, heard about the Rabbi’s relief activities. Rabbi Edery asked him to join the efforts to help. This friend designs and makes clothes and sells in his shops and online. He packed very large amounts of his brand clothes and brought it up to Tohoku to distribute together with Rabbi Edery. He decided to make T-shirts for the people there, with a message of hope…

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Fundraising in Beverly Hills

Fundraising in Beverly Hills

The relief work needed a lot of funds to cover them. How was Rabbi Edery able to cover all the costs of 1 million dollars? He was very creative. Firstly, he got as many people involved in helping out. Each volunteer contacted their network and the word got out that funds were needed. People’s generosity was incredible, especially from the Jewish communities worldwide. From the US, England, Israel there was an outpour of support.  Rabbi Edery, had one great idea…

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National Azabu Partnership

National Azabu Partnership

 One of the most amazing projects was with National Azabu Supermarket.  National has a long standing relationship with Rabbi Edery and Chabad House of Japan.  When the Tsunami happened the Rabbi got many phone calls and emails from people who wanted to donate things to the people of Tohoku.He realized that there were many people who wanted to help but didn’t know where to or how. He thought of a plan: he asked National to put very large collection baskets…

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Haagen Dasz Project

Haagen Dasz Project

The Yakiimo were distributed by the thousands and were an incredible success, everyone loved them and waited for the ‘’Yakimo Rabbi’’ for the next time he came with a big smile. The children also came to say thank you to the Rabbi and his staff. One day, as it was getting warmer, the kids said that they love Yakiimo but they would love Ice cream even more! The Rabbi promised that he would bring them Ice cream next time.  Rabbi…

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Piano

Piano

Rabbi Edery visited and brought relief to the people of Tohoku many times, while they were living in the city halls and then in the caravans. These caravans served as interim homes for the survivors until a new area would be built for them by the government.  On one such visit, Rabbi Edery knocked on the door of the caravan, to ask how the family was coping and see how they were adjusting to their new reality. He wanted to…

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