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 >>
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!
By Valerie NoabOver 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...
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.
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 ...