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
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!
The American Friends of Neve Hanna (AFNH) is the non-profit children’s organization for the Neve Hanna Children’s Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel. From its beginnings in 1973, Neve Hanna has provided a warm and loving home for at-risk children from disadvantaged families. With its successful individualized therapeutic programs, projects and extracurricular activities, Neve Hanna Children’s… Continue reading Streetlight: At-risk youth care for disadvantaged families in Kiryat Gat, Israel and the surrounding area
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!
KIRYAT GAT, ISRAEL, September 2019 - As part of the Rosh HaShana Mitzvah, members of AEPi, AFNH patrons, Heddy Belman and husband, Michael, together with the staff and young leadership at Neve Hanna Children's Home, participated in the SACHI Program. Together they helped make a difference for dozens of needy families. As part of the… Continue reading Neve Hanna, AEPi and SACHI making a difference in the community!