Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month

Visit a Jewish museum or a site of historical Jewish interest. Visit a Jewish museum, a Holocaust memorial museum, New York City’s Tenement Museum…the list goes on, and nearly all of these museums offer online experiences and exhibits, too. You can also visit an historic synagogue for a look at your local Jewish history. Eat something… Continue reading Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month

B'nai Mitzvah

L’Chaim! To Life!

With the passing holidays of Purim and Pesach, we now take this opportunity to check in with ourselves, reflect, set some goals and take stock of what's coming up in the months ahead.  It is also a time to remind ourselves to live a happier, healthier and more meaningful life.  This is a philosophy we… Continue reading L’Chaim! To Life!

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

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