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January 17th, 2008

Israel Together Coalition Rallies to Support Residents of Gaza Periphery Towns

The coalition, an initiative of Meir Panim chairman Dudi Zilbershlag, will provide solutions for needs such as supplies, children’s activities, psychological help and medical aid.

Due the deteriorating security situation in Sderot and other western Negev towns, the Israel Together Emergency Coalition renewed its operations last Friday. The coalition, which was active during the Second Lebanon War, will operate in conjunction with volunteer and business groups and in coordination with the Sd...

January 14th, 2008

Blanket and Warm Clothing Distribution Campaign for the Needy

Only a few of these people have requested heaters, due to their inability to pay electricity bills. Many elderly people remain at home, and leave only to warm up in heated public places. You can also lend them a hand…

The Meir Panim –Power of Giving branches have reported a rise of 30% in the number of appeals to the organization. The requests are primarily for warm clothing, coats and blankets. Many seniors also request warm food. Citizens who are interested in contacting the organization...

December 30th, 2007

Cooking Concepts and Meir Panim Join Forces

The program for the evening began with a d’var torah and welcome from Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, Rabbi of the Young Israel of Lawrence/Cedarhurst, followed by a sushi demonstration by Naomi Ross, Director of Cooking Concepts and 3 able assistants from the audience. There was a presentation by Meir Panim, and the evening closed with an Asian-style buffet with sushi from Simply Sushi Café and food provided by Gourmet Glatt of Cedarhurst. The evening was graced with the presence of Judy Grossman, ...
December 26th, 2007

A Celebration of Love

On that day, Mr. Alvandi decided to celebrate not only his 60th birthday but also his most precious gift: his wife, Sima. The Alvandis requested that in lieu of gifts, donations should be made to help Meir Panim provide for the needy of Israel.

Rebecca, the daughter of Khosrow and Sima, commented on the wonderful party. “My parents have taught me many lessons in my 25 years of existence, but one that stands out is the power of giving. On November 25th, 2007 I was a part of the ultimate for...

November 27th, 2007

A B'nei Mitzvah for the Ages

The following is a reaction from the parents of Zachary and Sarah: “Zachary and Sarah's B'nei Mitzvah was a magical afternoon . The theme was clearly to raise consciousness and funds to help needy children in Israel for Meir Panim. It began right from the invitation where it stated that, "In fulfillment of the obligation to do good deeds and to help make a difference in the world, we are making a donation to Meir Panim to help feed the hungry in Israel." The feedback we received from our gues...
November 5th, 2007

A night with the “Kings” raises money for Meir Panim

On Sept. 8th, at Neman Hall, the red carpet was rolled out, as people pulled up to valet their cars. After going through security, volunteers from Generation 26 were there to greet, meet, and take donations and entrance fees. Meanwhile, inside, the feng shui atmosphere coupled with gourmet sushi and a fully stocked bar, was just the beginning. DJ Eliran opened the event, but the highlight was when the three members of the Gipsy Kings family and their back up band came on and swept the audienc...
October 31st, 2007

Lending A Hand In The Holy Land

by Daniel Kaplan
as I approached the door I felt a little awkward walking in. On the surface it looked like a cute little café. The room was brightly lit and the floor was very clean. On the tables were flowers in small vases and pitchers of water. There were paintings on freshly painted walls. I also spotted an air-conditioner in one of the windows.

I soon learned that this was no ordinary restaurant. As I walked in I noticed that there we...
October 29th, 2007

ACHI Partners with Meir Panim

ACHI understands that children who go to school hungry struggle to concentrate and their academic performances suffer as well. The fact is: a well-fed child is happier and more cooperative than a child fighting off hunger pains.

Through the commitment and effort of ACHI's “Nourish-a-child, Nourish-a-mind” project, $9,260 was raised. 100% of all monies raised by ACHI were allocated towards the supply of food to the needy children of Israel. Thanks to the wonderful efforts of ACHI, we were ...

October 18th, 2007

Glamorous Hollywood-style fundraiser great success

Together with help and support from Adam and Gila Milstein, the evening was the epitome of class and style. The tranquil atmosphere of the Avni’s backyard was the backdrop to a night of live music, wine tasting by the esteemed Herzog Winery, and succulent delicacies served up by world-renowned Pat’s catering.

Joshua Bittan Fine Arts, as well as the aforementioned artists, were both gracious and generous by donating a fabulous collection of original pieces for auction. Works by the likes of...

October 15th, 2007

“Singing Carlebach” Concert at Tel-Aviv’s Cultural Center

The Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra led the evening under the musical direction of Yaron Gottfried.

Alongside Fried and Fisher, the event featured performers such as Evyatar Banai, Aharon Razel, Yonatan Razel, Chezki Sofer and Ovadiah Hamama and friends who presented the symphonic debut of the popular song “Ana B’Koach”. Eli Jaffe conducted the concert, which took place on Wednesday, September 5, 2007, at 8:00 PM.

The event, called “The Spirit is Yours- Singing Carlebach”, was conducted in conj...