My Week Volunteering at Neve Hanna Children’s Home

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

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

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

Cameron Fields, Young Leadership Chair

When Cameron Fields was given the opportunity to intern this summer at American Friends of Neve Hanna (AFNH), as our Young Leadership Chair, she practically jumped at the offer.  Giving these children, from disadvantaged homes, a stable home where they are loved, given proper nutrition, work experience and lifelong friendships is something truly special.  Having… Continue reading Cameron Fields, Young Leadership Chair

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