The Best Thing in the World is to Do Good Deeds for Others

STREETLIGHT September 2020. Staff and children of Neve Hanna. Yasher Koach! Well done to the staff, volunteers and children of Neve Hanna Children's Home who are part of the STREETLIGHT program. Another beautiful and successful year through the mission of collecting donations, packing and delivering food and products to 120 needy families in the Kiryat… Continue reading The Best Thing in the World is to Do Good Deeds for Others

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A Loving Home

By Rabbi Robert Dobrusin Forty years ago, when I was a rabbinical student in Israel, our program called for us to do a “service project” in the spirit of volunteerism and in order to learn about an area of Israeli society. Many of my classmates became part-time Rabbis in Masorti (Conservative) congregations throughout Israel. I… Continue reading A Loving Home

Welcome to the Neve Hanna Yeladudes Bakery

In 2006, the idea to establish the Yeladudes Bakery came after Director Dudu Weger and Founder Hanni Ullman z“l of the Neve Hanna Children’s Home, visited the Hershey Company in Hershey, Pennsylvania. They were inspired by how Milton Hershey had founded an industrial school for orphans at the beginning of the 20th century, thus enabling… Continue reading Welcome to the Neve Hanna Yeladudes Bakery

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!