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July 19th, 2021

How Meir Panim is increasing dignity with its dynamic partnerships

At Meir Panim, we are incredibly proud of our strong relationships with many outstanding organizations throughout Israel. These relationships allow us to go even further in our mission to end the cycle of poverty for Israel's impoverished. One of our partners, Leket Israel, an innovative food rescue organization, provided us with an exciting new and innovative product to distribute to our local clientele. While the product, a single-serve size container of frozen soup, might not seem like...
July 8th, 2021

Treating our Soldiers and Youth all over Israel

With various facilities and programs throughout the country, Meir Panim offers a wide range of food and social service programs to break the cycle of poverty, help at-risk youth, and support the general community of Israel.

Supporting our Soldiers in Tiberias

At Meir Panim, we firmly believe in supporting the brave frontline soldiers of the Israeli Defense Forces. Our Tiberias branch manager, Yehudit, heard about a group of soldiers stationed nearby. Together with her incredible st...
July 1st, 2021

Sderot On The Rise!

Sderot has had a rough year with the combined Covid-19 lockdowns and rockets from Hamas-controlled Gaza. Sderot’s teens have had it particularly hard; they were severely traumatized by the constant lockdowns and the endless barrage of rockets. Now that things are starting to return to normal, our Neighborhood Youth Centers seized the opportunity to help provide relief and healing to the city’s teenagers.

Teens taking their cooking skills to the next level

The incredible staff of ou...
June 27th, 2021

Meir Panim: From North to South

Tzfat Branch expands open hours

Our Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen in Tzfat has served its clients five days a week for over 20+ years. However, based on client feedback and the increased demand, the staff, led by branch manager Benny Eglad, has transitioned to serving its clientele six days a week. Now open on Fridays, clients can enjoy a lunchtime meal and bring home prepackaged meals to enjoy during Shabbat and the weekends.

Strauss Co. Teams Up With Meir Panim in Or Akiva

June 8th, 2021

Thank you from our Recipients

Our donors have given so much over the years. All this time, Meir Panim's recipients have been searching for a way to express their gratitude. Now they have! Watch this incredibly moving thank you video that they made to show their appreciation. https://vimeo.com/560321680
May 25th, 2021

An Update on Meir Panim in Sderot

Even during the chaotic rocket fire that rained down on Israel’s southern city of Sderot last week, the incredible staff at Meir Panim were hard at work for the city’s at-risk youth. Meir Panim converted 3 bomb shelters into Neighborhood Youth Centers as safe-havens. The local teens’ mental and physical well-being is of paramount importance at these centers. Many of the Center’s staff sidelined their own needs to help the children of Sderot during this difficult time. After a year of un...
May 25th, 2021

Sending Love from Or Akiva to Israel’s Defenders

The Israel Defense Forces’ recent deployment in Operation Guardian of the Walls saw many young soldiers being sent to the frontlines to protect the country. Throughout the 11 day war, Meir Panim went to work providing on the ground support to victims of terror and IDF soldiers. Even now that the war has ended in a ceasefire as of the end of last week, Meir Panim’s devoted staff continued to help our brothers and sisters on the frontlines. It all started when Meir Panim’s incredible staff i...
April 27th, 2021

April Meir Panim Updates

Birthday Celebrations in Or Akiva

Fostering a vibrant community atmosphere amongst our clientele and volunteers is something that, we believe, is vital to serving those in need in a dignified manner. Earlier this week, we were thrilled to host a birthday celebration for our very own Savta Malka and Lior, two pillars of Meir Panim’s Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen in Or Akiva. Savta Malka and Lior are regular volunteers who enable us to prepare hundreds of meals a day and are beloved b...
April 18th, 2021

Yom Hazikaron 2021

Yom Hazikaron, Israel's Memorial Day, was commemorated in several of Meir Panim's Branches across the country in very meaningful ways.

Dimona Welcomes IDF soldiers

Meir Panim’s Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchen in the southern city of Dimona welcomed IDF soldiers from a nearby base to spend the day volunteering at the Holocaust Senior Day Center. Soldiers had the chance to help with food preparation and distribution as well as visit with the Survivors. After a full day of hard work, th...
April 11th, 2021

Meir Panim Celebrated International Good Deeds Day in Grand Style, Hosting Events all over Israel.

Held every April 11th, Good Deeds Day is an international day of volunteering, established in Israel to unite people from around the world through acts of kindness for one another. The effort began in 2007 with 7,000 participants and has grown to include approximately 2,500,000 participants volunteering in 93 countries. To celebrate, project organizers held mega-events in Kenya, Portugal, Italy, Poland, and more. Meir Panim joined in the effort, holding events all around Israel:
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