‘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.
When 7-year-old Shira goes to bed, she bites her lip, reminding herself not to complain to her mother that she is hungry. Rena is a single mother whose husband left her two years ago. Since then, he has refused to pay child support, leaving Rena, who married young with little education, to raise Shira on… Read more »
Israel’s southern town of Dimona has one of the highest percentages of impoverished people in the country. Yet, its residents were all smiles when its well-known free restaurant-style soup kitchen, run by the charity organization Meir Panim, re-opened following an extensive refurbishment. The event was attended not only by eager and hungry patrons but also… Read more »