The Jewish Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Board of Greater Phoenix has generously agreed to partially fund Meir Panim’s TikvaHope after-school program in Sderot, a southern Israeli city that borders Gaza. This important contribution will enable at-risk youth to strive toward a better future through academic assistance, nourishing meals, and emotional support. Teens also benefit from a […]
On May 15th, communities across the United States joined together in dining at participating Kosher restaurants to feed hungry Israelis. Jewish students in multiple U.S. cities worked for months to recruit local restaurants. Schools and groups included the Atlantic Seaboard NCSY, Beth El Hebrew School, Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School, Krieger Schechter Day School, Ner […]
The “Bomb Shelter Capital of the World,” Israel’s southern city of Sderot, was recently toured by world-renowned Cantor Avi Albrecht. Albrecht, a long-term Board Member of American Friends of Meir Panim, was particularly interested in the work of the Meir Panim-sponsored Ben Gurion Youth Club, which provides a safe haven for the city’s children. Daniel […]
We were thrilled to learn that the Lower School students of Hebrew Academy of Nassau County chose American Friends of Meir Panim for their Maot Chittim project this year. Their tireless efforts resulted in a generous contribution and went toward Meir Panim’s holiday food packages for Passover, giving sustenance to thousands of needy Israelis.
On Monday, May 15, 2017, communities across the United States will join together in dining at participating Kosher restaurants to feed hungry Israelis. 10% of proceeds will go toward funding Meir Panim’s Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchens in Israel. 1.7 million Israelis live in poverty – and 800,000 of them are vulnerable children. For more than a […]