Israel Social Action Projects

1. MASORTI BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.

The Bar/Bat Mitzvah for the Special Child program annually prepares over 300 Israeli children with special needs for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah ceremony, including those with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, mild and moderate mental retardation, hearing impairments, ADD, ADHD and other behavioral challenges, autism, and blindness. The teaching staff comprises rabbis, cantors, and other teachers who hail from the Masorti Movement. Click here to learn more.

For further information, contact the Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel, 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 832, New York, New York 10115, 212.870.2216 or info@masorti.org.

 

2. NEVE HANNA CHILDREN'S HOME: American Friends of Neve Hanna.

Neve Hanna, a youth village located between Jerusalem and Beersheva, provides a loving home for children from troubled families whose early lives were scarred by poverty and abuse. Affiliated with the Conservative/Masorti Movement, the children's homes cares for 65 live-in residents and 35 non-boarding youngsters.

For more information, contact the American Friends of Neve Hanna office, 136 East 39th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016, 212-533-2061 or afnevehanna@gmail.com or visit the American Friends website www.afnevehanna.org.

 

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