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February 21st, 2019

Members of an IDF Force Police Unit Give Back in Dimona

Earlier this week, members of an Israel Defense Force (IDF) police unit, volunteered at our Dimona branch. The morning began with an informative session learning about Meir Panim’s mission as well as the important contributions being made in the local area.  Afterward, they began preparations for lunchtime. The police officers had a great time serving lunch and spending time with e...
February 21st, 2019

Meir Panim Welcomes Student Volunteers From Carmiel

Last week, our Dimona branch, hosted student volunteers from the ORT school in Carmiel. The student volunteers,  traveled to our Dimona branch, part of their Masa Israel Program. A national project, the Masa Israel program is designed to strengthen eleventh graders personal and national identity, with a strong emphasis on communal and national service. Thanks to the impressive leadership of Nissim, Meir Panim's ...
February 21st, 2019

Meir Panim’s Youth Remember Ori Ansbacher

Following the tragic murder of Ori Ansbacher, 19 from Tekoa, teens in our Nir Am at-risk youth center in Sderot, gathered together to memorialize and reflect on her life and horrific passing. Remembered for her kindness, sensitivity toward others as well as her devotion to the children she had been working with as part of her year of National Service. Our Nir Am youth pledged to “bring light into the world” in her memory. Read more >>
February 14th, 2019

Meir Panim Thanks 11th Graders For Volunteering at our Dimona Center

Meir Panim was honored with a visit from an 11th grade class from the Amit School located in Givat Shmuel to our southern Dimona Center. The eager and helpful students cleaned the hall, helped to organized our food storage room, prepared fresh ingredients for our lunch patrons and planted greenery around the center to make it even more welcoming. In addition, Branch Manager Nissim explained to the students about poverty, what it's like to need a warm ...
February 12th, 2019

Meir Panim’s Youth Centers in Sderot Keep Young Adults Warm, Engaged, Happy and Cared For!

Meir Panim is now supporting three after-school programs for youth at risk in Israel's southern, rocket-battered city of  Sderot. Especially during the cold winter months, teens from struggling homes must have a safe, fun, loving, productive and WARM place to go. Meir Panim's youth centers fill that need!  The just inaugurated Nir Am youth center engaged participants with a workshop in photography. The results were impressive! Read more >>
February 11th, 2019

Winter Weather, A Unique Challenge for Israel’s Elderly

Though some people prefer cold temperatures over Israel’s hot summers, the country's struggling citizens and especially the elderly, find winter a particularly challenging time to live in dignity. “Israel’s buildings are made from stone and cement,” explained Mimi Rozmaryn, Director of Global Development for Read more >>
January 29th, 2019

Generous Donations Warm Up Struggling Residents in Northern Or Akiva

It's a cold, rainy day across Israel. But, the Holy Land's children from struggling homes are being kept warm and cozy by generous donations to Meir Panim.
Once again, Meir Panim thanks Yerucham for his generous donation of coats. In addition, a wonderful donor in England sent beautiful hand knit winter hats, scarves, sweaters and more cold weather gear.