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Meir Panim Distributes 3,000 Challahs a Week to Israel’s Needy

Meir Panim, an organization established to help alleviate and diminish the debilitating effects of poverty in Israel, has started a new program. Called the “Challah for Shabbat Project”, Meir Panim distributes 3,000 challahs weekly to needy people at their six free restaurant-style soup kitchens and through their Meals-on-Wheels program. Meir Panim restaurants are open Sunday […]

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Largest Institutional Kitchen in the Middle East Holds Gate Dedication Ceremony

Last week, a family from Los Angeles continued its decades-long compassionate mission by dedicating a gate to the “Largest Institutional Kitchen in the Middle East” in southern Israel. The kitchen is one of the largest and most successful projects undertaken by Meir Panim, Israel’s premier charity, an organization which feeds thousands of Israel’s hungry every […]

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IDF Fights Israel’s Internal Enemies: Poverty and Hunger With Meir Panim

Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) are renowned for their fierce fighting and skill at defending the Holy Land. Perhaps lesser known is the fact that the army mandates that its recruits also work to fight the enemies within Israel, namely poverty, hunger and loneliness. Meir Panim, a charity organization which provides both immediate and long-term relief […]

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Smiles Grow Through Meir Panim’s Tu B’Shvat Program

Beautiful plants are already arriving in Meir Panim’s six free restaurant-style soup kitchens throughout Israel in honor of Tu B’Shvat. Tu B’Shvat, [the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat], falls this year on Monday, January 25. Tu B’Shvat is like a Jewish Arbor Day. Although considered a minor holiday on the Jewish calendar, is […]