Joseph Gitler Wins Yigal Alon Prize


  TEL AVIV, Israel – The nation’s food bank, Leket Israel’s founder and Chairman Joseph Gitler, was awarded the Yigal Alon Prize for his work in the campaign against hunger in Israel. The Yigal Alon Prize is bestowed by the Palmach Generation Organization to commemorate the Israeli general, politician and pioneer who commanded the legendary […]

Funny looking fruit is no laughing matter


  RA’ANANA, Israel – Leket Israel, the country’s largest food bank and leading food rescue network, offers Americans a way to fulfill the traditional Purim obligations of sending greetings, gifts and giving charity to the poor: buying ugly fruit greeting cards. Sending Leket greetings cards to your loved ones supports Leket Israel’s Purim campaign: “Funny-looking […]

Women’s Giving Circle Helps Hundreds

  JEWISH NEWS OF SARASOTA-MANATEE – March 2016. “On Thursday, Jan. 21, 58 women gathered at the home of Helene Davis to learn more about The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee’s Women’s Giving Circle, which provides grants to organizations helping women and children in need throughout Israel. The guest speaker at this year’s open house was […]

White Plains Ironman Honored by Israel Food Rescue Nonprofit

  WESTCHESTER COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL – March 14, 2016. “American Friends of Leket Israel, The National Food Bank honored Jason Rosen of White Plains at its third annual U.S. Gala on March 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. Rosen was honored for his 2015 participation in the Ironman Triatholon in Boulder, CO […]