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!
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
The NEVE HANNA Children need YOUR help during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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
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!
April 1, 2020 NEVE HANNA CHILDREN'S HOME was founded in 1974. 80 children between the ages of 6 and 18 reside at the children's home. They come from dysfunctional homes and are severely traumatized. 40 children (8-13 years) attend NEVE HANNA's daycare program, which is a preventive measure for children from families which have severe… Continue reading The NEVE HANNA Children Need YOUR Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic
March 26, 2020 During this difficult time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic AFNH Co-Presidents, Janet and Irwin Tobin have been in Israel since early March and are doing well. We communicate and speak with Janet and Irwin on a daily basis. They extend their warm wishes and blessings to you all. Until further notice, American… Continue reading In the Midst of the Global Pandemic