Is It Possible To Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut Without Meat?

Moran Kilzi, certified nutritionist, Nutrition Coordinator at Leket Israel Every Israeli is familiar with the long lines at the butcher in the days leading up to Yom Ha’atzmaut. Every year, families and friends gather, light up the grill and start to barbeque: wings, hotdogs, kabobs and more. But every year, every Yom Ha’atzmaut, it’s the […]

Holocaust Survivors Receive Lunch

ות. Esti and Miriam live at a charitable home that supports Holocaust survivors who live below the poverty line. The survivors receive a place to live, three meals a day and social activities. A hot lunch is provided every day by Leket Israel. Esti, 83, is one of the seventy Holocaust survivors who live at […]

Jewish Exponent: Leket Israel as Good Deeds Opportunity

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“50 Weeks of Doing Good Deeds Leads to Newfound Commitment” “Celebrating a big birthday doesn’t always mean lavish parties or going out for a fancy dinner. For Radnor’s Julie Savitch, turning 50 presented a unique opportunity to give back to the community. In the 50 weeks leading up to her birthday in November, she decided […]

JPost: Leket Collaborates With Other Israeli Welfare Organizations For Passover

“According to the NII Annual Poverty Report, released in December, more than 1.7 million people are living in poverty in Israel, including 460,800 families and 764,200 children, accounting for over 20% of the population…. During Passover, Israel’s charitable organizations pick up the mantle and rally together to assist the needy… Last week, Labor and Social […]

Welfare Minister Haim Katz Visits Leket Israel Logistics Center

Today, Welfare Minister, Haim Katz, visited Leket Israel’s logistics center in Ra’anana. Leket Israel are partners with Colel Chabad’s Eshel Jerusalem in the National Food Security Program led by Minister Katz. I am happy to report that the Minister shared the following during his visit: “The Welfare Ministry plans to grow the program by 50% […]

Walnuts and Herbs – Not Just For the Seder Plate

Here’s a recipe for healthy and delicious Walnut and Herb Stuffed Eggplant Rolls, that is perfect both for the holiday season and as a year-round treat. Thank you to cookbook author Phyllis Glazer. Serve 2 pieces per person as a first course, 3 or more as a main course. Makes about 16 pieces. Ingredients: 3-4 […]

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Leket Israel’s Nutrition for Life Workshops Proper nutrition has a direct impact on family health. Most families in lower socioeconomic strata have diets that do not satisfy their daily nutritional needs with many skipping meals due to economic limitations. These families purchase processed food, filled with preservatives and damaging ingredients simply due to the misconception […]

Who is Leket Helping?

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Meet Bella, 37, a single mother to three beautiful young boys. Through Leket Israel’s food rescue operation, Bella receives nutritious meals and fresh produce from a local distribution center in Netanya. After emigrating from Russia in 1979, Bella built a new life for herself in Israel, but faced significant financial and cultural hardships. Bella currently […]