Leket Beet November 2018

The monthly update for our most dedicated supporters from Gidi Kroch Creation of Leket Israel’s Hub System Since its inception, Leket Israel has served as the intermediary between companies wanting to donate their surplus food and the nonprofit organizations (NPOs) who receive it. There are many logistical challenges in coordinating the rescue, storage, and redelivery […]

Leket UK Japanese Whiskey Tasting

On Monday November 5th Leket UK held a tutored Japanese Whiskey Tasting at the Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch in London. The event was hosted by the Leket UK Trustees – Gerald Buchinsky, Paul Filer and Clive Nathan. The event, which was attended by 50 people, raised funds to provide hot meals to over 100 youth at risk in […]

UK Mitzvah Day – November 2018

UK Mitzvah Day  On November 18th, 7 different organisations, including Akiva School, Synagogues,a charity for the disabled,  a church and a university Jewish Society, adopted Leket Israel as one of their Mitzvah Day Projects. The groups designed bags to be used in Leket Israel’s Sayeret Tapuz – a project that collects surplus fruit from private […]

Law Passed to Promote Food Donations in Israel

After 10 years of intensive work, and for the first time in Israel, the Food Donation Act passed in the Knesset plenum. Today, the Knesset plenum unanimously approved the Bill to encourage the rescue of food surplus in second and third readings. This bill was vigorously promoted by its initiators, MKs Uri Maklev, Moshe Gafni, […]

Proper Nutrition and the Battle with Breast Cancer

October is International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in Israel and around the world. Breast cancer is the most common disease amongst women around the world. With the current recommendations, of maintaining a healthy lifestyle including physical activity, proper body weight and a balanced diet – all of these may reduce the risks of cancer. Moran […]

Leket Israel’s Inaugural Leket Live Mission

This past July, Leket Israel was delighted to host its inaugural Leket Live Mission, where Leket board members and loyal supporters from different countries had the opportunity to visit Leket Israel’s programs in-depth and experience firsthand the variety of its activities that take place each month, from food rescue to distribution. The goal of Leket […]

A Healthy Treat to Start the New Year

In honor of the New Year, Leket Israel is pleased to share recipes from popular chefs in Israel, North America, the UK, and Australia in our first-ever digital Rosh Hashanah Cookbook. Below is a sample of the delicious recipes you’ll find inside. Roasted Carrots and Beets with Tahini Yogurt and Pistachios By Amy Kritzer Reprinted with […]

Third Annual Bridge the Food Gap at Leket Israel Welcomes the British Ambassador

Over the summer, Leket Israel hosted its third annual Bridge the Food Gap event at its Logistics Center in Ra’anana for tourists and ex-pats from the United Kingdom. Over 100 volunteers attended the two-hour event, where they had the opportunity to sort and pack fresh rescued produce to be distributed to needy Israelis. Leket Israel […]

Leket Beet July 2018

The monthly update for our most dedicated supporters from Gidi Kroch In this edition: Ministry of Welfare, Eshel Yerushalayim and Leket Israel Initiative Leket Israel’s Inaugural Leket Live Mission Spotlight on a Leket NPO Partner: Ha’Meshakem Ministry of Welfare, Eshel Yerushalayim and Leket Israel Initiative In February 2017, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social […]