Shaindy

myef1234#Children's Stories

After the divorce, Shaindy and her four siblings are all living with her mother. But it’s too much — the mother is stressed from supporting the family while raising five children. As the oldest, Shaindy is being sent to live with her father in a town that has no Jewish school, no Jewish community. How will she survive in public … Read More

Sara

myef1234#Children's Stories

As told by Sara’s mother. Sara*, a 7 year old girl loves fairy tales. She can tell you all about Snow White, Sleep-ing Beauty and Rapunzel. Sometimes though she gets confused with the details. That’s because she can’t read. When Sara was little her father would read to her at bed-time, an activity they both enjoyed. Since Sara’s parent’s separation two … Read More

Mordechai

myef1234#Children's Stories

Here is Mordechai’s story as told by Rabbi Daniel Drandoff MFT, Clinical Director: Mordechai lives with his mother and younger sister. A kind neighbor in-formed Mordechai’s mother of the great services MYEF provides for single parent children. When Mordechai joined My Extended Family  he was struggling at school. Not academically but behaviorally. There was just nothing he wouldn’t say or … Read More