Empowering Bedouin Women Through Nutrition Education

Last year, for the first time, Leket Israel organized 13 Nutrition for Life workshops in the Bedouin community, led by registered dietician Iman al-Sana. Iman, from the Bedouin town of Rahat, is the only licensed Bedouin dietician in the country. She studied nutrition at the University of Amman in Jordan and interned at the Israel […]

Food for the Soul: Strengthening the Homeless with Healthy Food

In recent months, Leket Israel began working with Otzma v’Koach (“power and strength”), a nonprofit organization that works to rehabilitate the homeless.  A unique partnership has developed in which Leket provides fresh fruits and vegetables, cooked food and runs Nutrition for Life workshops for the recipients. The Founder and Director of Otzma v’Koach is David […]

Leket Opens New Collection Route in the Dead Sea Region

Leket Israel’s goal is to bridge the gap between surplus food and those who need it. Every week, Leket feeds 175,000 people through its partnerships with nonprofit organizations all around the country.   This past March, Leket continued to close this gap by opening a new collection route in the Dead Sea region and donating an […]

Perfect for Passover – Eggplant Chicken

Thank you to Susie Fishbein, author of the Kosher By Design cookbook series. Here’s a recipe for healthy and tasty Eggplant Chicken, a rustic dish which is sure to be a crowd pleaser. It is great over a bed of quinoa or matzo farfel. Eggplant Chicken Yields 4-6 servings 8 chicken parts, with bone and skin […]

Meet Chana Ayabelev, A Recipient of Leket’s Gleaning Initiative

Meet Chana Ayabelev, 76, a Russian immigrant living in Tel Aviv. For the past ten years Chana has been receiving donations of fresh fruits and vegetables from Leket Israel through one of Leket’s 200 nonprofit partner agencies in south Tel Aviv. Chana shares: “Every day I thank God for giving me this food. I used […]

Leket Beet February 2018

The monthy update for our most dedicated supporters from CEO Gidi Kroch In this edition: A Bounty of Broccoli New Food Donors – February 2018 Upcoming Event in NYC: Scaling Chutzpah Meet Leket Israel’s Drivers’ Assistants National Nutritional Security Conference in Afula Spotlight on a Leket NPO Partner: Ort Beit Ha’arava High School A Bounty […]