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Manna is a UK-based charity (1129738) formerly known as Meir Panim UK, which provides funds to Meir Panim, an Israel-based charity which provides aid to poor Israelis.[1] As well as operating within Israel proper the charity also operates in the occupied West Bank. The organisation manages employment centres for Haredi Jews.[2] These centers are known as 'Mafteach Centers' and are funded by the Israeli state and the Tevet Employment Initiative of the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.[2] There is one such center in the West Bank settlement Beitar Illit and plans to establish another in the settlement in Modi'in Illit.[2] [3]

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the UK is patron of the UK charity.[4]


The organisation became a registered charity in 2009.[1]

Finances and Funding

Between 2009 and 2013 the charity spent £997,679.[5]


Board of Directors circa July 2015

Michael Saxe Foreman | Gabriel Blauer | Sir Erich Reich


Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis


Address circa July 2015:

Rowlandson House
289-293 Ballars Lane
N12 8NP
Phone: 020 8369 6031


  1. 1.0 1.1 Charity Commission Website Charity Framework. Accessed 10 July 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Meir Panim Website Meir Panim Relief Centers in Israel pg. 13. Accessed 10 July 2015.
  3. B'Tselem Website Settlements. Accessed 10 July 2015.
  4. Manna Website About Us. Accessed 25 August 2015.
  5. Charity Commission Website Charity Overview. Accessed 10 July 2015.