Mr. Joseph Gitler, Founder & Chairman

Joseph is a graduate of Yeshiva University and Fordham University Law School.  After making aliyah in 2000, he worked for three years as Director of International Sales & Development for a family software business.  He founded Leket Israel  in 2003 after witnessing significant food wastage in Israel at a time of rising poverty.  Joseph’s vision and steady hand have led the organization from a simple, one-man operation to Israel’s largest food rescue organization.  He is married to Leelah, has five children and enjoys biking, traveling and spending time with his kids.