Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
The UJA Federation of New York’s William Rosenwald Mission landed in Israel Sunday with 200 leaders who will be celebrating the country’s 65th anniversary as a modern state on Tuesday.
The delegation will examine how the New York community can help improve Israel’s quality of life, especially for children in distress, Holocaust survivors and new immigrants living under the poverty line.
Members of the Park Avenue Synagogue will visit the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood in Jerusalem, where they will pitch in to help in renovations of a bomb shelter at an elementary school.
During their six-day visit, the leaders will meet with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu as well as with Dalia Rabin at Yitzchak Rabin Center. hey also will have discussions with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky and Jodi Ruderon, Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times.
About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
Why doesn’t Obama also label Jerusalem Arabs as “illegitimate settlers?”
Israel’s President Ruby Rivlin recites Slichot, the prayers for forgiveness that are said leading up to Yom Kippur. This slichot prayer session was held at the President’s official residence. Speaking of presidential pardons, it would be good if this were the year that Jonathan Pollard was let free.
Letter of protest charges SJP with “harassing and intimidating Jewish students.”
Biden’s new national security adviser dissed Israel in the Democratic party platform and mocks Iran’s danger.
PA leader Abbas demands UN force Israel back to 1949 Armistice Line by Nov. 2016.
Car fires are car fires,” said the Atlantic City fire chief. But the car was parked!
US admits its ‘no-strike if any civilians might be hit’ policy does not apply to its airstrikes against ISIS.
Israeli police revealed on September 30 that they are now investigating the possibility that a fellow Arab worker may have cut the cable that held Arami as he was doing exterior work on a building.
A 14-year-old Dutch Muslim high school student is suspended after posting a video saying he is “from ISIS” and wants to “behead Jews.”
PM Netanyahu and US Pres. Obama met Wednesday evening for 75 minutes at the White House in Washington DC.
Israel talks with building blocks. The Palestinian Authority throws them.
The Palestinian Authority continues to remove its mask and show it is Hamas in sheep’s clothing.
How do some of the other issues Obama discussed in his 2013 U.N. General Assembly speech look through today’s lens?
A recent Jerusalem municipal decision regarding a virgin, angered ultra-Orthodox representatives.
An Israeli was lightly injured in a Arab drive-by attack near Ofra.
To defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear power is to win the battle and lose the war.
Israeli transportation and tourism employees will carry out a work slowdown on Wednesday in solidarity with striking postal workers.
A 30-year-old man is listed in serious condition after setting himself afire at the Savion Junction in central Israel on Tuesday.
The Zim Shanghai moored a short while ago at the Port of Los Angeles.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/yom-haatzmaut-draws-200-new-york-uja-leaders/2013/04/14/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: