Planet of Tears

“I love you – I’m Sorry”

In her address to the world, brave mother Rachel Goldberg recounts some of the last known events in her son, Hersh Goldberg-Polin’s life. A day like any other, her son said goodbye to her before meeting a close friend to unwind and celebrate at a music festival dedicated to unity and love. 

The last communication Rachel would ever have with her son Hersh would be the two brief texts he sent her before his abduction – “I love you,” and “I’m sorry.” 

Shortly after, Hamas terrorists would breach the shelter he was hiding at. Immediately, their grenades cut the lives of many festival-goers short. Hersh’s own left arm had been blown off at the elbow – still, even this did not dissuade the terrorists, who kidnapped him and currently have him imprisoned in unknown condition somewhere in Gaza.

Rachel’s pleas for help for these hostages and information concerning their whereabouts have gone unanswered. As a mother, she would do anything to see her son home safe again – as would the many families suffering in a similar way. Will you help carry Rachel’s message and speak up for those who have been silenced?

One Month since the Unimaginable

No Peace for Dafna and Ela

In this heart-wrenching video the mother of Dafna, a fifteen year-old girl, and Ela, an eight year-old toddler, describes the horror that transpired a month ago from today. During the terrorist attack on Israel, Maayan’s husband was murdered in front of his two daughters, and her two girls were abducted by Hamas and taken to Gaza.

Maayan implores President Joe Biden for leadership and assistance to finally bring her girls home – begging for peace and relief from what must seem to be pain without end. If, Maayan, notes he is unable to rescue them – she wishes to be sent to Gaza herself. If only to see the faces of her daughters again and to be reunited with them no matter the cost.

Maayan’s great sense of loss, as a mother, is tragically not unique in the wake of the October 7th terror attack. The families of the 230 individuals abducted, across Israel, and, indeed the entire world, are wracked with the same heartache. 

Undoubtedly, any mother can sympathize with Maayan’s pain – will you share your sympathy and stand in solidarity with families like Maayan’s?

Watch the video on Maayan’s X (formerly Twitter) here.

Americans Rally in Support of Hostages

Ribbons for Return

In a heartwarming show of support, these two women are spreading awareness of the hundreds of hostages still trapped in Gaza, captured by Hamas terrorists. The blue ribbons they are tying around the trees signify solidarity with the abducted victims, their families, and all those who experienced loss as a result of the October 7th terrorist attack.

These blue ribbon campaigns are open to receiving help from anyone interested in participating – no matter their race, ethnicity, or religion. In such a trying time, unity is more important than ever. By tying the ribbons before the 2023 New York City Marathon that will pass by the area, the brave women in the video maximize visibility to bring awareness to the plight of the innocent Israeli hostages.

You too can do the same. Are you a mother who would like to voice your support for the hostages trapped in Gaza, bring attention to the issue, and call for their return? Reach out to us – your contribution could mean everything.