Jeanie and Hillel Katzeff We want to encourage Jews living in the diaspora to strengthen their connection with Israel. Hillel’s parents, Ada Katzeff z”l and Oscar Katzeff z”l, embodied this connection. They were born in Lithuania when the idea of a State of Israel was only a dream. Their families settled in South Africa prior to the Holocaust when they were children. It was always their dream to make Aliya and be buried in the land of Israel, which they fulfilled.