In the spirit of the mission of PTWF, we are proud to sponsor this event in Israel.
Made possible with the generosity of Florence and Michael Edelstein, Mr. Richard Kandel and Mr. Jonathan Kandel, Pave the Way Foundation salutes the artistic effort of famed Israeli Sculptor Mr. Sam Philipe in creating this moving tribute to those who protect the Jewish homeland and to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Director of Pave the Way Foundation and project sponsor, Mr. Richard Kandel delivers his opening remarks
Monument sponsors L to R - Richard and Jonathan Kandel along with Rabbi J. Marcus of the Western Wall Archeological project and Eli Alony of the City of David Archeological project.
Pave the Way Foundation erects monuments of importance in Jerusalem to teach the next generation.
PTWF monument at the Children's Holocaust Memorial on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem
PTWF Director in Israel and sculptor, Sam Philipe creates a telling bronze depiction of the famous photograph of little Stella Knobel holding her teddy bear and suitcase just before boarding the train to the Nazi camps.
Pictured above is the bronze monument placed at the entrance of the Children's Holocaust memorial. R- is Mr. Peter Geleris representing the Geleris family, whose donations made this monument possible. Next to Peter is Sculptor Sam Philipe and Stella Knobel who survived the Shoah and lives in Tel-Aviv.
Below are photos of the packed crowd attending the dedication ceremony on April 19, 2012 day of remembrance of Yom Hashoah.
Yom Hashoah Commeration on Mt. Zion April 19, 2013
PTWF continues to sponsor Holocaust Remembrance memorial ceremonies April 2013. Below, Gary Krupp, lights candles of remembrance along with PTWF directors Meredith Krupp, Dan and Cindy Buttafuoco, and Sam Philipe. They are accompanied by Benny Katz, and Rabbis Goldstein of the Yeshiva of the Diaspora. PTWF gratefully acknowledges the continuous help of Benny Katz representative the Municipality of Jerusalem.
PTWF President and Foundation Gary Krupp addresses the remembrance
PTWF Director Howard Appel dedicates the Magav Menorah Model in Jerusalem Finished product on the right
PTWF Paratrooper Menroah Jerusalem
PTWF Board member Richard Kandel, chief sponsor of the Genertions projects, (center) dedicates the Paratrooper menorah
Bet Gubrin training base
Generations Symbol of security in Jerusalem Director Richard Kandel, JJ Kandel and PTWF Sam Philipe dedicate the monument