Streetlight: Children spreading light throughout the community

Neve Hanna Children’s Home, in Kiryat Gat, Israel, provides a loving home for at-risk children from dysfunctional families. In 2009, with the initiative of a staff member, a group gathered, to begin a Teenage “Good Deeds” Youth Welfare Club where the children could be actively involved and engaged in Tikkun Olam, a Jewish way of… Continue reading Streetlight: Children spreading light throughout the community

Chag Sameach Shavuot!

At Neve Hanna Children's Home, Jewish holidays are celebrated regularly, introducing Jewish heritage to Neve Hanna children. Activities related to the Jewish holidays enhance the sense of solidarity, cooperation and a sense of creativity, as the children stage special performances in the spirit of the holiday. With Shavuot, as with some of the other Jewish holidays, there… Continue reading Chag Sameach Shavuot!

My Week Volunteering at Neve Hanna Children’s Home

Neve Hanna Children's Home I work for The American Friends of Neve Hanna (AFNH), a non-profit organization for Neve Hanna Children’s Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel. From its inception in 1973, Neve Hanna has provided a warm and loving home for children from disadvantaged families.  They are the children of Russian, Ethiopian, Middle Eastern immigrants… Continue reading My Week Volunteering at Neve Hanna Children’s Home

Happy Passover!

Passover 2020/5780 Dear Friends, Our last newsletter reached you around Chanukah, later than usual, because we wanted to report about the special activities, which took place last fall. Nevertheless, we want to go back to last fall and share some additional events that took place during that time frame. Just a few weeks ago, the… Continue reading Happy Passover!

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Neve Hanna Children Alumni — Success!

Throughout the years, there have been many successful alumni born out of the Neve Hanna Children's Home. With a nurturing and supportive family environment, Neve Hanna has offered many of these young people, the chance to grow beyond the circumstances from which they emerged.  Hundreds of children have attended Neve Hanna. Many go onto building… Continue reading Neve Hanna Children Alumni — Success!