Bat Mitzvah Experience Shared

Kiryat Gat, Israel, July 2019 - Co-Presidents, Janet and Irwin Tobin, spent an incredible day with Rabbi Liron Levy and our four Bat Mitzvah girls, Diana, Inbal, Tair, Oren and May, the Israeli volunteer, who was also Bat Mitzved.  They chatted all morning and the girls spoke freely about their families, what it means to… Continue reading Bat Mitzvah Experience Shared

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

The Teenage Project: Girls Striving For Success!

Michal, a therapist, accompanies the teen group to all their meetings and therapy sessions. Working with Michal and the teenagers is a young lady, Bat-El, who grew up at Neve Hanna Children's Home and is working as a Group Leader. She and her husband met as young children at Neve Hanna and began dating as… Continue reading The Teenage Project: Girls Striving For Success!

Neve Hanna: The Path to Peace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-9q3dw8ZMQ Neve Hanna Children's Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel, has a school for both Jewish and Bedouin students, called Nativ Lashalom (A Path to Peace). Goals: 1) To provide a therapeutic framework, for Jewish and Muslim-Bedouin children from distressed and deprived families. 2) To bridge the cultural and learning gaps through mutual learning about each… Continue reading Neve Hanna: The Path to Peace

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

Mezuzahs are Available!

Mezuzahs are still available for purchase!  Be a part of our Hiddur Mitzvah Project! In appreciation for your participation, you will receive a duplicate mezuzah as the one you donated.  With your generous donation and support, our children will continue to grow and thrive.  We hope you will be inspired to send a contribution in recognition of our… Continue reading Mezuzahs are Available!