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July 14th, 2019

Keeping Summer Safe

As the school year comes to a close many parents ask themselves the same dreaded question: “What on earth do I do with my kid during the summer?”   For fortunate parents, the promise of the long, warm summer months presents an endless array of possibilities: vacations, spending quality time with the family, and of course, some alone time while the kids are off to summer camp.   Read more >>
July 10th, 2019

Meir Panim Volunteers

"It was a pleasure to take even a small part in such an important endeavor and show our children the importance of helping others." - Barbie and Ira Taub Cleveland, Ohio
July 9th, 2019

Holocaust Survivor Day Program Summer Trip

Splash Into Summer! Relaxing poolside and having a nice treat of a day is not only reserved for kids- in our Dimona center's Holocaust Survivor Day program our senior citizens were treated to a special off-campus activity.
Seniors spent the day relaxing by the pool, enjoying and cooling off, and snacking on fresh fruit and sandwiches.
The day was a really fun change of pace for these seniors!
July 7th, 2019

More Than Just a Meal

By Valerie Noab Over 20% of Israelis don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Yes, even in the Jewish State - the Start-up Nation - even the most basic human need as food is elusive.  Meir Panim not only recognizes this but works to actively combat food security issues throughout the entire country.  And while their restaurant-st...
July 4th, 2019

[WATCH] Sarah Your Lunch is Here

The summer is a particularly challenging period of time for elderly Israelis - especially those that are homebound and frail. Devoted Meir Panim volunteers deliver nutritious meals while inquiring into the individuals’ welfare. For lonely homebound people, these visits are often their only connection to the outside world. This time of year, with temperatures soaring, Meir Panim's Meals on Wheels takes on an even greater significance.   [embed][/embed]
June 23rd, 2019

Seeing a Different Side of Israel

A typical summer vacation usually entails some sort of getaway, whether it be a local one or a journey an ocean away. But for those looking to take part in something bigger than themselves and give back to those in need, Israel is a rich place for volunteer opportunities. To that end, Meir Panim offers many ways for both tourists and local Israelis to give back to those less fortunate. For the former, “it’s a super meaningful and informative way to learn about local culture. You can visit ...
June 23rd, 2019

Pet Therapy in Sderot

The Neviim center in Sderot has initiated a pet therapy weekly workshop.
The well-known benefits of pet therapy prove the significant benefits from interaction with pets.
According to PAWS For People,  pet therapy lifts spirits and lessens depression, decreases feelings of isolation and alienation, encourages communication, and provides comfort - things so des...
June 20th, 2019

Supporting the Tzfat Community

Special thanks to our Tzfat staff for packaging the center's leftovers to deliver to those in need.
We appreciate our incredible, caring and dedicated staff that goes above and beyond support their communities.