Cherney money earmarked for children's
Polina Limpert, MIG News
Hadera, a small town in North Israel, has lately become one
of the Palestinian terrorists' favorite targets. According
to City Councilman Roman Gisher, «since the beginning of Intifada
Two, the town has seen nine attacks, with seventeen victims.
Nine Haderans died in the Megiddo bombing alone, including
four new immigrants.»
The Cherney Fund has donated money to support
various activities for Hadera children. One beneficiary was
Children University, headed by Sonya Soloveychik, attended
extracurricularly by eighty children who take advanced studies
in general subjects. The word of the academic progress of
the students at CU has spread beyond the immigrant community,
and local Israelis have been enrolling their children as well.
Another beneficiary is Our Hadera Athletic
Club, attended by three hundred children, of whom seventy
percent are new emigres. Two favorite activities are soccer
and chess. One of the school's founders is a former Kiev Dynamo
goalkeeper Alexander Uvarov. Today the club team is coached
by Yakov Lutschak, a former Ukraine national team player.
Currently the club has added a summer camp,
which, in addition to soccer and chess, provides