Half of the food that is thrown away can be saved and used. Learn how to rescue food and save time and money as you get ready for your pre-Rosh Hashanah shopping. Moran Kilzi, Registered Dietician Shopping Plan in advance and create a shopping list to help you save money and eat better. Before going […]
In Israel, in 2016, 2.4 million tons of food was wasted. Half of it, 1.2 million tons, was fit for human consumption and able to be rescued. Leket Israel rescues fresh, quality food but there is a need to find a solution for the food waste that is inedible; the food that after sorting is […]
The Canadian Jewish News, Canada’s most widely read Jewish newspaper published a feature on the history and impact of Leket Israel. To read the article, please CLICK HERE.
As they share their personal stories, Sivan, Korel, Lillian and Moshe – a single mother, an at-risk teenager, a Holocaust survivor, and a disabled elderly man, discuss the impact of Leket’s healthy, rescued food on their lives.
Pomegranate Sumac Salmon with Seared Lemons We are excited to share a new delicious and healthy recipe that is both perfect for the holiday season and as a year-round treat, from Jamie Geller, world renowned chef and the “Queen of Kosher.” Recipe is for six servings. Ingredients Salmon: 2-pound side of salmon, skin on Juice […]
Huge Growth at Leket’s Main Logistics Center “This is the biggest mitzvah I’ve ever done,” exclaims Lijah Gotlieb, 9 years old, from Spring Valley, NY, while volunteering with Leket Israel. Leket Israel is at the forefront of volunteering in Israel. Whether families, Federation missions, Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebrations, schools, organized trips from Israel […]
Workshops Inspiring Lifestyle Changes While serving recipients across all segments of Israeli society, Leket Israel organized 50 “Nutrition for Life” workshops this past year to educate those in need about maintaining a healthy lifestyle on a limited budget. Leket’s Nutrition and Food Safety Department recently conducted a comprehensive survey to determine the workshops’ impact […]
Last Wednesday, over 70 immigrants and tourists from the UK came to volunteer at the Bridge the Food Gap event. The British volunteers of all ages helped sort and pack rescued fruits and vegetables for needy families at Leket’s main logisitcs center in Ra’anana. Haaretz covered the story in their weekly Rank and File feature.
Jewish Journeys – a publication of the New York Jewish Week and the New Jersey Jewish News – recently featured Leket Israel as a prime example of millennial tourists’ desire to give back as part of their travels. To read the full article please CLICK HERE
Leket Israel has purchased a new field in Binyamina that will used to grow fruits and vegetables for Israelis in need. The field was purchased with the generous assistance of Shalom Israel Asia Pacific, a pro-Israel Christian organization based in Singapore and Pastor George Annadorai. The first crop of sweet potatoes have already been planted […]