By Rabbi Robert Dobrusin Forty years ago, when I was a rabbinical student in Israel, our program called for us to do a “service project” in the spirit of volunteerism and in order to learn about an area of Israeli society. Many of my classmates became part-time Rabbis in Masorti (Conservative) congregations throughout Israel. I… Continue reading A Loving Home
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
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!