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
Every day is earth day at the Neve Hanna Children's Home in Israel. Through education, our children learn there are many things they can do to help improve and protect the earth. Through the Horticultural Therapy program, our children learn where their fruit and vegetables come from, as well as how much effort, care and… Continue reading Our Planet, Our Future
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!
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
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
January 31, 2018, Tel Aviv - Janet and Irwin Tobin were included among other esteemed honorees at the 40th Anniversary of the Masorti Movement. Janet and Irwin were recognized for their dedication and contributions through their work at American Friends of Neve Hanna supporting the spiritual, emotional and physical well-being, sponsoring the Jewish learning B’nei Mitzvah program, fostering Neve Hanna's connection… Continue reading Janet and Irwin Honored