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
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
Changing Children’s Lives through Music Education
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
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