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Meir Panim with Soldiers 5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

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.



Grow Your Own Veggies

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Be aware that certain vegetables, including tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, peas and beans need support as they grow. While you can invest in wire cages and trellises to support their climbing habits, feel free to poke around your garage and see what you can come up with. Pieces of wood, old broomsticks or even really long branches from your yard work just as well. A special shout out to my father who started growing his cucumbers in hanging baskets, allowing the shoots to just travel downward as they grow, completely eliminating the need for staking.

Is growing your own garden a time consuming process? Yes. But one bite of your first homegrown tomato will have you convinced that it was all worthwhile.

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  1. Visit http://www.AmpleHarvest.org/jewish – a simple & free way to diminish hunger in america using the food from your own garden. Tikkun Olam in action.

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