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Support Meir Panim's special activity during the Jewish holiday season

This holiday season Meir Panim will be providing meals for thousands of poor Israelis

Meir Panim's special activity during the Jewish holiday seasonplayer

Jewish new year, same old poverty

As the cost of living in Israel rises, the country’s struggling working class wonders how it will survive the Rosh Hashanah holiday.

Jewish new year, same old poverty

Ukrainian refugees will be celebrating Passover in Israel thanks to Meir Panim

Many refugees are headed to search for sanctuary in various countries. But the Jewish ones are returning to their ancestral homeland, Israel

Ukrainian refugees celebrate Pesach in Israel with Meir Panim

Meir Panim: A lifeline for the lonely

During lockdown, they supported all those who would have been forgotten otherwise. Now they need your help to keep helping others.

Meir Panim: A lifeline for the lonelyplayer

Israel: 40,000+ Holocaust Survivors Can’t Afford Food for Rosh Hashanah

Over 179,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel, with 25% of them living in poverty.

40,000+ Holocaust Survivors Can’t Afford Food for Rosh Hashanah

COVID Crisis Sinks 50,000 Israeli Families Below Poverty Line

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on Israel’s economy. The latest lockdown is estimated to push an additional 50,000 families into poverty

COVID Crisis Sinks 50,000 Israeli Families Below Poverty Line

'Meals on Wheels' - Charity and kindness in wake of the coronavirus

Meet Meir Panim's volunteers are sorting, cooking, and packing to help feed Israel's needy and homebound during the coronavirus outbreak

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New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden: A soup kitchen with look and feel of a restaurant.

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

Dennis Prager for Meir Panim

Having survived the Holocaust, it is tragic that Judith, like many others, is forced to live out her final years in poverty and loneliness.

Dennis Prager for Meir Panimplayer

'I came here and started living'

Meir Panim runs a special program for Holocaust survivors. "We want them to know we love them, we want to be here with them.”

'I came here and started living'player

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

They’ve seen humanity at its worst; Meir Panim helps them experience it at its best

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

Remembering the forgotten

Meir Panim’s High Holiday campaign hopes to restore dignity to the many Holocaust survivors living in poverty.

Remembering the forgotten

Helping Israelis cope with rocket attacks

Latest barrage of rocket attacks on southern Israel killed 4, injured 100 - and left many thousands more traumatized.

Helping Israelis cope with rocket attacks

Send your Pesach support to the rocket-stricken town of Sderot

Join Arutz Sheva as we visit a unique community center that aims to help teens growing up in the shadow of Gaza's rockets.

Send your Pesach support to the rocket-stricken town of Sderotplayer

'The best of what this country represents'

Meir Panim provides a wide range of food and social service programs aimed at helping needy people with dignity and respect.

'The best of what this country represents'player

This Passover, take a stand against hunger with Meir Panim.

Join Meir Panim and take a stand against hunger. Donate just one lunch a day and make an enormous difference in children’s lives.

This Passover, take a stand against hunger with Meir Panim.player

Lessons in joy from the month of Adar and the holiday of Purim

How to bring out the true joy of the Purim festival.

Lessons in joy from the month of Adar and the holiday of Purimplayer

Connecting to Israel - by supporting its needy

Help private welfare group step in to fill the gap left in Israel's safety net by its massive security needs. Donate to Meir Panim's today.

Connecting to Israel - by supporting its needy

Inside Meir Panim's soup kitchen 'restaurants'

Meir Panim provides free hot lunches and a pleasant atmosphere to those in need. "Humbled by our ability to continue this work."

Inside Meir Panim's soup kitchen 'restaurants'player

Israel’s elderly face unique challenges during cold rainy months

With Israel's elderly and poor struggling during winter to afford heating and medication, Meir Panim offers relief to those in need.

Israel’s elderly face unique challenges during cold rainy months

Fighting poverty during Pesach - and all year long

On Pesach we celebrate Jewish liberation from slavery - but many today are still groaning under the burden of poverty.

Meir Panim: Fighting poverty during Passover - and all year long

Giving more than candy on Purim

While some Jewish mothers worry about having too much food to use before Pesach, others are not so lucky.

Giving more than candy on Purim

Generosity at Meir Panim Tiberias free restaurant

Fighting poverty with dignity and respect.

Generosity satisfies body and soul at Tiberias’s free restaurant

Give the Gift of Hope to Impoverished Families

A staggering 1.6 million Israelis live under the poverty line - this Rosh Hashana they need your help more than ever.

Give a New Year Gift of Hope to Impoverished Families

A Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

How you can help give the more than 1.5 million Israelis in poverty a truly happy New Year.

5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

Meir Panim Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness

Restaurant-style soup kitchen in northern Israel provides those in need with nutrition - and dignity.

Tiberias Soup Kitchen Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness

Making Rosh HaShana Possible for Needy Israelis

Pre-paid food cards aim to grant families in need "the dignity to make their celebrations special and joyful.”

Meir Panim Makes the Holiday Possible for Needy Israelis

Meir Panim’s Camp Gives to Families in Need

“Every step of the way, Meir Panim helped my kids have an extraordinary summer and they cannot wait for this summer."

A Summer of Success: Meir Panim Camp Gives To Families in Need

Meir Panim Lets Families Celebrate Pesach in Style

It's not to late to host a lone soldier or needy individual for the Seder, or to find a Seder to host you or someone you know.

Meir Panim Lets Families Celebrate Pesach in Style

Sometimes, Relief is a Queen Esther Costume

Leading relief organization, Meir Panim, enables Israel’s neediest children to celebrate with joy.

Sometimes, Relief is a Queen Esther Costume

Meir Panim Provides After-School Fun

Underprivileged children in Israel are receiving after-school activities their families normally cannot afford. Meir Panim fills the gap.

Meir Panim Provides After-School Fun

Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

A Rosh Hashannah greeting card from the Meir Panim foundations carries a double meaning – a greeting plus a shopping debit card.

Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from Hunger

10 Yrs of Meir Panim Summer Camp for Israeli Kids

For hundreds of lucky families, the American Friends of Meir Panim organization is marking 10 years of sending children to summer day camps.

Meir Panim Marks 10 Yrs of Sending Children to Summer Camp