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May 7th, 2019

Preparing for Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut in Tiberias

Tonight in Israel at sundown Yom Hazikaron will be ushered in with a somber reminder of the price of living in Israel, and tomorrow night, Wednesday night, the country shifts over from sadness to elation in celebrating the joys of freedom on Independence Day. Such is the juxtaposition of life here.
In our Tiberias branch, which is located on one of the city's "main drags" Yehudit, the new branch manager has decorated the exterior to show Meir Panim's patriotism and commemoration of thes...
May 2nd, 2019

Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Nir Am Youth Center in Sderot

In honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Nir Am Youth Center in Sderot, had a program with a Holocaust survivor named Chaim Hertzl who came to discuss his experiences, tell his story and screened a film featuring a first-hand account of the Holocaust as well.
The Sderot teens were moved by his story and having the opportunity to meet him. This experience added a new level of understanding to the Holocaust Remembrance.
May 2nd, 2019

Commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day in Dimona

On May 2, our Dimona Center memorialized Yom Hashoah/Holocaust Commemoration day with our group of seniors, many of whom are Holocaust Survivors. This group, consisting of about 20 seniors, meets regularly, three days a week, from 8:30-2:30, with a hot breakfast and lunch and between that activity, time in the community and is staffed by a social worker. We are fortunate to host this program which began in the fall and support the needs of these survivors as they age in community with w...
May 1st, 2019

Youngest Volunteer at Or Akiva

Check out our youngest volunteer, Amir, Ilanit's grandson, helping out with the produce distribution yesterday in Or Akiva.
It's never too young to make a difference!
April 9th, 2019

Sheltering Kids in Sderot From Rockets and Hunger

Irit Levy, 17, remembers the night, her and her friends, decided to sleep over at Meir Panim’s Sderot Youth Center. “After four “Tzeva Adom” red alert sirens,” Irit explained, “my friends and I decided it would be safest to spend the night at the youth center, a converted bomb shelter. ” Upon arrival, Irit and her friends were ushered in, by smiling reassuring staff members and...
April 9th, 2019

Sweet Fun at Nir Am

To "sweeten" the kids week, Tair organized an evening of chocolate fun in the Nir Am After School Center. They had blind taste tests, tried many different flavors and picked their favorites- with and without blindfolds :)
April 9th, 2019

Meir Panim’s Celebrates Good Deeds Day 2019

Good Deeds Day at Or Akiva

City Officials, Chaim Gali, and Eyal Manzir, Tel David’s Commander and officers from the Police Force, along with representatives from Bank Mizrachi Tefachot from the Orot Mall, students from the Beit Ekshtein school, the Atidim school, and the Sahav Haofek school, along with many other volunteers from Or Akiva and adjacent areas, joined together at Or Akiva for Good Deeds Day. From ...