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Our Update #33

Bochurim Bein Hazmanim Outing Dror took the Bochurim on their yearly outing to which they so look forward. For many of them this is one of the great highlights of the year. This important outing gives the Bochurim a chance to relax, enjoy and spend...

Our Update #32

Shabbaton This year’s Shabbaton hosted by Dror, was truly an unforgettable and uplifting experience for all. We enjoyed, laughed, danced and sang together in high spirits - spending a beautiful Shabbos as one. This memorable weekend brought...

Our Update #31

Chol Hamoed Cruise Children always look forward to Chol Hamoed family trips but when the head of the household is unfortunately not around, the entire Yom Tov takes on a gloomy note. Fortunately, the people at Dror take these matters to action and...

Our Update #30

KOLLEL PROGRAM UPDATE The learning in prisons provides stimulation and connection in an otherwise forlorn and dreary cell. Realizing how much the observant inmate benefits from the learning program, and after many meetings and a great deal of...

Our Update #29

A Pesach reprieve This past Chol Hamoed Pesach, Dror provided personal care messages to our extended family, addressing the children with a special outing privilege. Each family was the proud recipient of an extensive colored brochure, highlighting...

Our Update #28

Of Advocacy and Aspirations Dror’s Legal team held a meeting with Letitia James, NYC’s Public Advocate, featuring prominent issues in city prisons as the topic of the day. Ms. James expressed her reverence to the humanitarian efforts of Dror,...

Our Update # 27

Shabbos Hu Melizeik On Shabbos, Parshas Va’era a healing of a different kind was permeating the atmosphere at Bushkill Inn and Conference. From sumptuous food to a unity that filled the heart and soul of its attendees, Dror’s Annual Shabbaton...

Our update # 26

Teaching them young It was Chesed Week at Yeshiva Darchei Torah, and the Yeshiva's administrators called upon Dror representatives to provide students with a glimpse of what goes on behind the organization's front. Dror's Eli Moskowitz and Yoel...

Our update #25

Women's Night-out  With preparations for the new school year and Yomim Tovim having occurred at the same time, all Jewish women felt a bit overwhelmed. However, for the wives of incarcerated men, the month of September was all the more challenging...

Our Update #24

Inmate Visitors Program: Throughout the summer weeks our fleet of dedicated volunteers have been driving families to visit their loved ones in prison. Additionally, our volunteers have taken a special personal interest in inmates by visiting them...