More than one out of every three Israeli children lives under the poverty line, according to the 2006 annual statistics report submitted by the National Council for the Child (NCC) to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert last Wednesday.
Chava and Shlomo will walk the 2,173 mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine (May 1-Oct. 1, 2007) for the purpose of bringing Jews from all backgrounds together through the Mitzvah of Tzedakah, and to create a greater awareness of Meir Panim’s mission.
Over 130 attendees at the “Imagine 2006” luncheon on October 19 at the Fox Hollow Golf Club helped the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren, NJ Women’s Philanthropy Division reach its goal of purchasing a $50,000 refrigerated truck for Meir Panim.
On November 23rd, Emunah’s Bat Mitzvah tour from New Jersey came to volunteer at Meir Panim in Jerusalem. After the women and girls learned about Meir Panim’s activities, they volunteered preparing meals, preparing packages, and serving the diners
Jeremy and Debby Amias, venerable members of Hong Kong’s Jewish community recently hosted a Meir Panim parlor meeting in their home, where Sara Augenbraun the organization’s liaison to English-speaking communities introduced the guests to Meir Panim.