News from Yad Sarah

Our 7,000 volunteers work around the clock to provide assistance to more than 800,000 Israelis each year. Thanks to your partnership and loyalty, in the past year we have expanded our activities and provided a variety of essential services to hundreds of thousands of recipients across the country. We greatly appreciate your partnership, and know

A conversation with Yad Sarah volunteers in Israel: Leah Palmer (Yeruham branch manager), Elliot Nemetski (Equipment repair volunteer), and Zvi Swerdlove (Netanya Lending Center volunteer). Moderated by Peri Rosenfeld, PHD, FAAN, Director of the Center for Innovations in the Advancement of Care at NYU Langone Health.

A conversation with Jonathan Ferziger (award-winning journalist), Michael Benson (Yad Sarah Beer Sheba branch manager), and Rebecca Palmer (Yad Sarah Beit Shemesh branch manager). Moderated by Peri Rosenfeld, PhD (Friends of Yad Sarah board member).

Yad Sarah is raising funds to complete a state-of-the art upgrade to our Play Center – a safe space for carefree play for hundreds of Israel’s children with special needs. We have already secured more than half of the funds necessary to realize our vision for the Play Center. We just need to raise $15,000

From The Comfort Of Home

From the comfort of her bed, 90-year-old Hanna Makani is able to look out her large living room window of her home in Petach Tikvah – enjoying the view and the family and guests who love to come to visit her. Even though she transitioned to around-the-clock care in recent months, thanks to Yad Sarah

I was born in Johannesburg to a Zionist family. My mother, who was a Holocaust survivor, volunteered at Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) for many years. After the Six Day War, I came to Israel to volunteer with the IDF and in 1969, I finally decided to make Aliyah. I lived in Jerusalem and over

At 40 years old, a brilliant Bible scholar and professor was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Despite his diagnosis, the man continued to teach at a prestigious university and work with generations of students. During the summer, he and his wife would live at their home in Jerusalem, arriving in June and staying until after the

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