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December 23rd, 2020

A Very Special Chanukah With Meir Panim

In a year where the world has been flipped upside down and spun like a dreidel, it’s certainly nice to be at the end of it, celebrating Chanukah! One major theme of the holiday is that even in the darkest of times, there is always light. That has certainly been true for the world as the holiday coincided with the release of the first COVID-19 vaccines. At Meir Panim, we have also been able to create light amidst the darkness this Chanukah, as we helped needy in...
August 19th, 2019

Drama in Sderot

"All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players" - William Shakespeare
Young adults, stepped onto the stage, during an improv and theater workshop, last week at our Ben Gurion Youth Center in Sderot.
After discussing the multiple uses for humor, in both everyday situations and in times of great stress, the teens took to the stage!
Sderot Teens Hit the Road
August 15th, 2019

Sderot Teens -Hit the Road

Teens participants from the Sderot Youth Center in Ben Gurion experienced a fun adventure at the motor track.
These teens are on the verge of obtaining driver licenses so the fun was combined with integrated lessons on safe driving, road safety, bike safety, and pedestrian safety by Daniel, the branch coordinator.
Some parents are planning on returning with their kids to practice more and to reinforce these important lessons. And of cours...
July 22nd, 2019

Sderot Teens In Conversation: Preparing for the Next Step

Last week, older teens at the Sderot Ben Gurion Center spent the evening "In Conversation".
Facilitated by the Ben Gurion Program Director, Daniel, teens had the opportunity to converse about their next steps.
Discussion topics included the importance of the life skills learned, national service and security and how the service can really set your life on a path.
The informative session concluded with a trip to Tel Aviv for the Israel Defe...