Streetlight: At-risk youth care for disadvantaged families in Kiryat Gat, Israel and the surrounding area

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

Happy Passover!

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!

Neve Hanna Children's Home

Neve Hanna Children Alumni — Success!

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!

Neve Hanna, AEPi and SACHI making a difference in the community!

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!

Heddy Belman To Be Honored

American Friends of Neve Hanna honors Heddy Belman on November 17th at Pine Brook Jewish Center, New Jersey.  Heddy Belman is a valued member of the Board of American Friends of Neve Hanna. She serves as the Chair of the Development Committee working diligently to engage Foundations and obtain Grants to support programs needed for… Continue reading Heddy Belman To Be Honored

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

SACHI – Nationwide Youth Program

Young Leadership Doing Good Deeds For Others