Finding His Path
Yoram Eliyahu's varied life experiences have led to his interest in and deep devotion to community service and outreach.
One of his earliest exposures to service and educational organizations within the Jewish community was his introduction to Chabad while serving his three-year term in the Israeli army. Chabad is a worldwide organization with branches in more than 1,000 cities. Read More
In the mountains of northern Israel lies a a small town known as Kirat-Shmona, where Yoram Eliyahu was born. Though his parents worked hard, theirs was a family of modest income which included Yoram and his four siblings. His home was observant and traditional, and the values of honest work, faith and family were rigorously taught. His father was a construction worker who labored to provide for his family.
Yoram was sent to board and learn at Bezek High School, with a specialization in telecommunications and electronics. Read More
Feed New York's Hungry
The Food-In-Need Project, sponsored by Chabad, contributes food to over 300 Jewish families living in New York who are in need of assistance during the Jewish holidays. It allows individuals who struggle to provide food for their families on a regular basis with the opportunity to enjoy a traditional holiday meal. In many cases, these families would be unable to enjoy a holiday meal without the assistance of this vital program.
Each holiday season, families in need receive holiday staples including chicken or other meats, fruits, vegetables and bread. Read More
Torah To Home Town
Kirat-Shmona, is a small city in northern Israel on the western slopes of the Hula Valley, bordering on Lebanon. It is also the home town of Yoram Eliyahu. While the geography of Yoram's place of birth contributes to its natural beauty, it also makes it an easy target for bombings across the Lebanese border. In the Lebanon War of 2006, the city was damaged by Hezbollah Katyusha rocket fire.
Thankfully, most of the population had been evacuated, but there was a great deal of damage to the buildings in the city. Read More
Yoram Eliyahu And His Family
To this day, Eliyahu and his family are active members of the local Chabad in their hometown of Kings Point, in Long Island's Nassau County. Eliyahu was instrumental in bringing a famous Israeli cantor to serve with the Kings Point congregation. In addition to his local involvement, he has also worked with Chabad of Flushing for the past ten years, where he assists in and sponsors community outreach programs.
Yoram Eliyahu and his wife are the proud parents of four children. They currently live in Kings Point Village in Great Neck, New York. Read More
North Shore Hebrew Academy's New Sefer Torah
In Great Neck and the surrounding area, the North Shore Hebrew Academy has been a cornerstone of Jewish life since its founding in 1954. For most of those years it served the youngest members of the community as an elementary school. At long last, they opened their high school division in 2001 so they could continue serving the youth of the community in the important teenage years. The successful program quickly grew, outpacing the resources of the original building. The school's objective was to provide a first-rate academic program, incorporating a strong foundation in all facets of Judaism, a dedication to the Hebrew language, and support for the State of Israel. Read More