In a very short time Rabbi Pitchon had succeeded in attracting hundreds of children, teenagers and university students.
Their programs, which included bringing young volunteers from the United States, created some reluctance among the elders of the community.
Doña Meri, had then become, in addition of “minister of development and economy,” “minister of public relations.”
Tirelessly negotiating with community leaders to overcome the difficulties of the generational encounter.
Suggesting the idea of creating a summer camp for the education of Jewish children and adolescents, Doña Meri negotiated that the Israelite Stadium facilitate its unused ski chalets in the summer to carry out such a program, something that was never done before.