After enduring months of stress caused by terrorist rockets, fires and incendiary balloons being launched into their southern Israeli city of Sderot, Meir Panim’s Ben Gurion youth club teens got to COOL OFF with a trip to the snow-filled Mount Hermon in Israel’s north. For most of these youth, from challenged home-lives, this was their […]
Facebook is a wonderful tool to connect people. In fact, Meir Panim’s Facebook page recently helped to make a miracle happen. Here’s the story: A daycare center, located in Israel’s northern city of Safed, recently wrote to us on Facebook. The teacher told us that her students come to the daycare center without coats because they […]
Stephen Mensah had a week long visit to Israel from Geneva, Switzerland. He came to celebrate Christmas and visit holy sites around the country. While here, he wanted to take some time to volunteer and help the people of Jerusalem. As part of his visit, he chose to make his time here extra meaningful by […]
Jacob Maslow recently volunteered at Meir Panim’s Jerusalem branch. Jacob lives in Beit Shemesh, about 40 minutes outside of Jerusalem. He moved to Israel 5 years ago from New York with his 4 children. Jacob has a history of volunteering. When he lived in New York, he volunteered regularly at a soup kitchen. He stated […]
Although it was New Year’s Eve, Meir Panim’s Ben Gurion Youth Club, located in Sderot, kept its doors open. Teens enjoyed ping pong, hanging out and having fun in a safe and warm environment.