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Knesset Food Law to Reduce Waste Hopes to Make Impact on Israel’s Poor

Nearly one fifth of Israelis are living with food insecurity. They are often hungry and their nutrition requirements go unmet. Meanwhile, over a third of all food produced in Israel is wasted; half of it is thrown out though still salvageable for consumption. Members of Knesset Uri Maklev, Moshe Gafni, Hilik Bar, Orly Levi Abekasis, […]

Sderot Boy Wounded by Rocket Speaks

Sixteen-year-old Yarin Shitrit was struck by shrapnel while running to safe room during rocket barrage on his south Israeli city of Sderot. The area has been enduring rockets since before he was born. Read more >>

Volunteer Spotlight: Engelhart Family

Meir Panim’s Jerusalem Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen recently welcomed the Engelhart family of Modi’in, who moved to Israel five years ago from Chicago. The family joined the restaurant’s staff to volunteer and learn more about Meir Panim’s lifesaving work firsthand – as well as to make a donation in a very personal way. The idea for […]