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November 3rd, 2019

Updates in Jerusalem

WayMore learns more about Israel! The week between Yom Kippur and Sukkot, Meir Panim had a lovely group of gap year students, while on a Masa program come and volunteer in Jerusalem. These students from the United States and South Africa came to our branch to not only serve our clients lunch, but also help brighten up our space. Meeting with Meir Panim staff, each had an opportunity to sit down and meet Israeli citizens in need, while brightenin...
November 3rd, 2019

Meir Panim Celebrates 92 Year Old Woman

On Tuesday, October 29th, Mimi Rozmaryn, director of global development for Meir Panim, had the opportunity to join a wonderful group of Canadian supporters in Meir Panim's Dimona branch to highlight its important mission, work and learn where funding goes. The day was particularly special as one of the program attendees, Luba, who was wearing a special orange dress, celebrated her 92nd birthday. This effort and program was made possible due t...
October 31st, 2019

Help Families Stay Warm

The clocks in Israel have been changed. This indicates the start of the winter months and welcoming the Shabbat earlier. The rhythm changes, as families flurry to get ready for the day of rest earlier. And while they prepare scrumptious meals, have you considered a way to help those in need?  Every person should be able to celebrate Shabbat, with both physical and spiritual nourishment. But what if you cannot prepare th...
October 28th, 2019

Blessed Buy By Israel

The High Holidays, especially in Israel is a busy time. Jewish families throughout the country pick up meats, vegetables and other ingredients to whip up the best holiday meals for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur's seuda and Sukkot. Given the buzz, it would be surprising to find time to volunteer. Meir Panim, learned of great stories, friendship and connections of the heart supporting the High Holiday 2019, #HelpJudith Campaign. Read more >>
October 28th, 2019

Meir Panim Visits Schools

David Adler, age 8, woke up Monday morning to go to school. Packing his backpack, lunch box, he knew today would be different. In anticipation of Rosh Hashana, his school principal, Yiga'al Shalev announced that a special guest would come. This program would enhance the weekly studies leading up to the High Holidays learning about chesed (good deeds) and being aware of Israeli citizens in need. Many do not consider the fact that over 200,000 families struggle today financially in Israel an...
October 28th, 2019

High Holiday 2019 Recap

A special thanks to our supporters for helping Judith, thousands of Holocaust survivors and Israeli citizens in need to make the High Holidays happen. Highlights from the campaign, in case you missed it! Our Meir Panim Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen in Dimona hosted a group of IDF soldiers to volunteer last week, from the Combat Engineers division...
October 27th, 2019

You Provided Hope for Judith. Thank you!

Our special High Holidays matching gift campaign ended this week and we are happy to report that we met our goal and raised over $320,000! Thanks to the generosity of our anonymous donor, your donations were matched and we raised enough to serve over 70,000 nourishing meals - and also stocked pantries and provided therapeutic companionship, socialization and enriching programs for aging Holocaust Survivors like Judith at o...
September 23rd, 2019

Rosh Hashanah Baskets for the Needy

Two local schools in Israel prepared Rosh Hashanah baskets for needy Holocaust Survivors in Dimona.
It is so heartwarming to see kids take part in tzedakah. Special thanks to Nisim, our branch manager for facilitating this special and much-needed project.