Sandy's Greenhouse

Our Planet, Our Future

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

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 young leadership helps families in need!

Sachi Activities, our Sayeret Chesed Yechudit, the teenager welfare club helps families in need throughout Kiryat Gat. Teenagers of Neve Hanna participate in this group, committing to activities and setting examples of young leadership activism. The aim of the group is: Instill social values in the participants, tolerance, mutual respect, giving and sharing, friendship and… Continue reading Neve Hanna young leadership helps families in need!

Path to Bread

The Path to Bread is a road to success!

With its third year of "The Path to Bread" comes huge success.  We have seen the static behavioral pattern change and improve between the children and their parents. Three years ago, Neve Hanna Children's Home developed a unique program designed as a baking workshop for children and parents aiming at the following aspects: Improving the… Continue reading The Path to Bread is a road to success!

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