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Neve Hanna: Path to Peace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-9q3dw8ZMQ Neve Hanna Children's Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel, has a day school and a boarding school for both Jewish and Bedouin students, called Nativ Lashalom (A Path to Peace). Goals: 1) To provide a therapeutic framework, for Jewish and Muslim-Bedouin children from distressed and deprived families. 2) To bridge the cultural and learning gaps… Continue reading Neve Hanna: Path to Peace

Bucket List Travel Destination Fulfilled: A Visit to Neve Hanna in Kiryat Gat, Israel By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields Executive Director, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism

Many people have different places on their bucket list to visit when travelling to Israel, and mine has always been Neve Hanna in Kiryat Gat, established in 1973 under the dynamic leadership of Hanni Ullman, a veteran Israeli educator and recipient of the prestigious President’s Award for Volunteerism. Neve Hanna is named for Hanna Kaplan, a Holocaust survivor… Continue reading Bucket List Travel Destination Fulfilled: A Visit to Neve Hanna in Kiryat Gat, Israel By Rabbi Ellen S. Wolintz-Fields Executive Director, Women’s League for Conservative Judaism

Mezuzahs are Available!

Mezuzahs are still available for purchase!  Be a part of our Hiddur Mitzvah Project! In appreciation for your participation, you will receive a duplicate mezuzah as the one you donated.  With your generous donation and support, our children will continue to grow and thrive.  We hope you will be inspired to send a contribution in recognition of our… Continue reading Mezuzahs are Available!

The Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo

For Neve Hanna children, this is much more than a place where they can watch, feed and pet the animals.  It is the place where they have animal-assisted therapy. During therapy, animal-assisted therapists watch children interact with the animals and interpret their behavioral patterns. Through the interaction between the animal and the child a vast… Continue reading Petting Zoo

Changing Children’s Lives through Music Education

Sunday, April 29, 2018, members and supporters of American Friends of Neve Hanna gathered together at Abigael's in New York in love and support of the Neve Hanna Children's Home. The evening's mission was to raise funds and bring awareness to the new Music Education program at Neve Hanna.  In lieu of our staff member,… Continue reading Changing Children’s Lives through Music Education