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September 18th, 2019

Remembering the Forgotten

For some Survivors of the Holocaust, like a pheonix rising from the ashes, they were able to rebuild their life in Israel and accomplish the impossible. Take Avraham Hershko, who fled to Israel with his family after they were imprisoned in an Austrian concentration camp. Today, Hershko is now a renowned scientist who won many prestigious awards including the Noble Prize in Chemistry. Read more >>
September 5th, 2019

Restoring Hope for Holocaust Survivors

Judith doesn’t need to read books or watch movies to know what hell is like. She’s lived it.    In Germany, Judith was stripped of her humanity. Torn from her loved ones and herded into a cattle car, her identity was reduced to a stark tattoo on her arm and her future became uncertain. She was subjected to “medical experiments,” which were essentially baseless torture.    Read more >>
Israeli children back to school
August 29th, 2019

Help Start the Year on the Right Foot

For a child transitioning from kindergarten to first grade, there’s nothing more exciting than receiving a new backpack with school supplies. For households below the poverty line, this excitement is tarnished by cost. Today, you can help a child smile and run happily to school. Meir Panim joined forces with Amidar, Israel’s largest housing assistance network providing school supplies to children in need across the country. The pilot project initiated last year out of Meir Panim’s Or Akiva...
Dimona branch helps special unit
August 29th, 2019

IDF Elite Unit Visits Dimona

This week our Dimona branch hosted volunteers from the 8200 unit- a super-elite intelligence unit that has been the first step of many of this country's high tech talent. This unit provides the tools and experience that power the start-up nation.
We are honored that these promising young adults were given the time and space to include volunteering in their duty and service.
Ashley Waxman
August 22nd, 2019

Ashley Waxman Inspirational Visit to Sderot

Blogger and lifestyle expert, Ashley Waxman, wowed teens at our Nir Am Youth Center in Sderot.
The packed room was inspired by her discussion about important topics concerning self-image, confidence, being mindful of content on the internet.
The teens at Nir Am were captivated.
We are so appreciative to Ashley Waxman.
August 22nd, 2019

Afternoon at the Pool

It is hot outside! Teens, from the Neviim Youth Center, cooled off poolside, enjoying an afternoon swimming, eating and bonding, at the Ben Shemen Village pool.  
August 19th, 2019

Dog Days of Summer

It is hot in Sderot, Israel! After sunset, our teens were able to enjoy each others company, during a cooking workshop followed by dinner.
August 19th, 2019

Drama in Sderot

"All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players" - William Shakespeare
Young adults, stepped onto the stage, during an improv and theater workshop, last week at our Ben Gurion Youth Center in Sderot.
After discussing the multiple uses for humor, in both everyday situations and in times of great stress, the teens took to the stage!
Sderot Teens Hit the Road
August 15th, 2019

Sderot Teens -Hit the Road

Teens participants from the Sderot Youth Center in Ben Gurion experienced a fun adventure at the motor track.
These teens are on the verge of obtaining driver licenses so the fun was combined with integrated lessons on safe driving, road safety, bike safety, and pedestrian safety by Daniel, the branch coordinator.
Some parents are planning on returning with their kids to practice more and to reinforce these important lessons. And of cours...