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
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