In order to have all the necessary ingredients needed to cook meals, Meir Panim relies on generous donations from people like you that have big hearts.
At ten o’clock, Adi instructed all the children in her Jerusalem gan (kindergarten) to take out their aruchat eser (mid-morning meal). Hungry, all the children raced to unzip their tiks (backpacks), remove their lunches and begin eating. All the children, that is, except for Benny.
Livia Shacter is a 101-year-old Holocaust survivor who goes to exercise, paint and eat meals with friends nearly every day.
Last summer, 12 year-old Sydney Jerome from Teaneck, New Jersey, came to Israel to celebrate her cousin’s Bar Mitzvah. During this trip, her family volunteered to pack dried healthful food, like beans and rice, for Israel’s impoverished citizens.
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Though Israel is often viewed as an advanced “start up nation,” there are 1.8 million citizens living under the poverty line, due, in part, to its constant influx of immigrants.
Colel Chabad charity organization feeds tens of thousands of impoverished Israelis each month.
There are nearly 800,000 Israeli children living in poverty. Israeli charity organization Meir Panim brings light to the darkness in their lives.
World Food Day, October 16, marks 38 years since the initiative to eradicate world hunger was established by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). The goal is to end world hunger by 2030 through finding sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty.
In Migdal Ha’Emek, a town in Israel’s North, social worker Dafna Hassan recently led a mother-daughter baking workshop at Ooga-Ooga Bakery. The workshop is part of Colel Chabad’s nutrition security program, designated by the Israeli government to take charge of eliminating hunger among Israel’s neediest.
‘For families without enough food to eat, Passover is a reminder of their continued slavery,’ said Danielle Rubin, Project Director at American Friends of Meir Panim.