Panim el Panim

Panim el Panim

Panim el Panim reaches out to Israeli youth from high school through their army service and university studies, taking them on a personal journey of Jewish discovery that ultimately reconnects them to their Jewish heritage, helping them build their future on strong foundations.

Strengthening soldiers for battle

Strengthening soldiers for battle

A moment before going into battle, lecturers in the army give words of encouragement that come from the heart.

A heart to heart talk

A heart to heart talk

A meeting of one of our guides and a student in a school located in the central region of the country. A sympathetic ear and an open & attentive heart

 Lecturers in the field

Lecturers in the field

A meeting of one of our lecturers with IDF soldiers. A pleasant and casual atmosphere and an interesting conversation...

Conserving the memory of our beloved ones

Conserving the memory of our beloved ones

Moving letters sent to the parents of Major Roi Klein, of blessed memory, by students from all over the country in the framework of a special activity on the subject

Envoys on a mission of love

Envoys on a mission of love

Letters of support were sent to soldiers in the filed from pupils from all over the country

Beit Midrash for teachers

Beit Midrash for teachers

At one of the summer conferences held for teachers, attended by dozens of teachers from throughout the country.

Shabbat in Jerusalem

Shabbat in Jerusalem

Dozens of students in a special and uplifting atmosphere that can only be seen in Jerusalem

 Activity in High-Schools

Activity in High-Schools

Sunlight and a cool breeze are a fertile ground for passing along values that will penetrate students' hearts

 Panim-el-Panim with IDF soldiers in the field

Panim-el-Panim with IDF soldiers in the field

Stands for distribution of cold water to soldiers during an operation in southern Israel

Welcome to Panim el Panim

Panim el Panim was established to help quench the growing thirst among the Jews of Israel for a deeper understanding of its identity and purpose, based on Judaism and Jewish tradition, and to deepen the connection between all parts of the nation. Varied learning programs create rich, interactive Jewish experiences that have meaning and relevance to each individual’s daily life and especially to his/her role as one of the links in the chain of the Jewish people, Am Yisrael.

Our Programs

Who are Panim el Panim?

Testimonials

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu Ztz"l - Rishon L’Zion former Chief Rabbi of Israel

During the past years Panim-el-Panim has conducted many and varied programs – “Panim-el-Panim" Urban Centers and face-to-face encounters, "Midreshet Lahav" in non-religious high-schools, "Fighting Spirit" in the I.D.F. for soldiers, “Kibbutzim” relig…

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu Ztz"l - Rishon L’Zion former Chief Rabbi of Israel
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Rabbi David Lau Shlita - Chief Rabbi Of Israel

I have heard about the work of Panim-el-Panim, whose welcome activities include the organization of prayer services during the High Holidays and Jewish festivals in places that are far from the path of the
Torah.

I have no doubts that this activity b…

Rabbi David Lau Shlita - Chief Rabbi Of Israel
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Rabbi Shlomo Aviner Shlita.

“Who is like your people Israel, a singular nation on earth?” (I Chronicles 17:21)

Thus every Jew must give other Jews what he has and what others do not.

If you know how to pray on Yom Kippur, give this spiritual gift to others,
and do not worry, …

Rabbi Shlomo Aviner Shlita.
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 Rabbi Avichai Ronzki Shlita - Former IDF Chief Rabbi Brig. Gen.

I was happy to see at our preliminary meeting that the team led by the organization: Lt.Col. (res) Geva Rapp and Rabbi Yigal Kotai see eye to eye with us regarding the importance of this mission, understand the opportunity facing us and plan to make …

Rabbi Avichai Ronzki Shlita - Former IDF Chief Rabbi Brig. Gen.
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Mr. Natan Sharansky - Jewish Agency Chairman

The Panim-el-Panim Movement, which draws its ranks from the ideological religious Zionist sector, is capable of mobilizing many, many volunteers to meet this extraordinary calling, and needs as much support as possible.
I personally believe that as th…

Mr. Natan Sharansky - Jewish Agency Chairman
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President of the World Mizrachi Movement - Mr. Kurt Rothschild

Panim-el-Panim are bringing Jewish tradition into secular schools and to army camps. they train teachers who can carryout their important work pleasantly and with much understanding.Their staff is greatly imbued with the spirit of tradition and ethic…

President of the World Mizrachi Movement - Mr. Kurt Rothschild
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Mr. Gideon Saar - Former Education Minister

The Midrasha and the Education Ministry will initiate a joint project to support the multi-year program of the Youth and Society Administration, which is in line with the Midrasha's activities aimed at strengthening social, Zionist and Jewish values

Mr. Gideon Saar - Former Education Minister
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Prof.  Israel Aumann - Nobel Economics Prize Laureate

In the State of Israel today we need to clarify our path and our positions in every sphere: education, the army, the government, the establishment and growth of urban and rural communities, agriculture, family and so on.

all these depent on deepenin…

Prof. Israel Aumann - Nobel Economics Prize Laureate
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