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July 22nd, 2019

Sderot Teens In Conversation: Preparing for the Next Step

Last week, older teens at the Sderot Ben Gurion Center spent the evening "In Conversation".
Facilitated by the Ben Gurion Program Director, Daniel, teens had the opportunity to converse about their next steps.
Discussion topics included the importance of the life skills learned, national service and security and how the service can really set your life on a path.
The informative session concluded with a trip to Tel Aviv for the Israel Defe...
July 18th, 2019

We Love Camp Or Akiva

Kids are having a blast at Camp Or Akiva! Special thanks to Ilanit Haputa, our the branch manager, for her contagious energy and kindness.  
July 15th, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Diamond of Judah Tour

Earlier this month our Or Akiva branch was brightened and enlivened by an incredible group of volunteers. Participants on the Diamond of Judah tour hail from all over the United States. You are an amazing group of Christians committed to supporting Israel. Thank you for carving out special time, to give back, during your recent tour of Israel. We are so appreciative for all your su...
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]https://youtu.be/ORAWXsHohJA[/embed]