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Group of Men and Women standing in the shade of a tree in front of a branch of Yad Sarah in Southern Israel

A Country of Compassion and Support

We Love Our Volunteers Uri and Irit Yardeni toured the southern region of Israel with Management from Yad Sarah on their monthly trip to visit branches. Uri initiated and established the visitors’ centres of the “Israeli Giving Experience” and continues to volunteer and recruit more volunteers. The following is how Uri recounts his trip with …

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Volunteers Committed to Keeping All Services Open During Guardian of the Walls

Yad Sarah Volunteers Committed to Keeping All Services Open

During Operation Guardian of the Wall Volunteers Kept All Services Functioning. Kol HaKavod! Good Job! Our Yad Sarah volunteers were committed to keeping all services open with determination and grit – working non-stop to offer additional emergency support. During the days of the military operation called Operation Guardian of the Walls, Yad Sarah branches and …

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Yecheskel Herman in Maintenance Workshop in Yad Sarah

Thanks to volunteering, I live

Ezekiel Herman with Uri Lupolianski and the chanukiah composed of wheelchair parts (Photo: Yad Sarah) Menorah from Wheelchair Parts Volunteer Token of Appreciation As a token of appreciation for the activities of Ezekiel Herman (92), a Holocaust survivor and the oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization, he received a menorah composed of wheelchair parts, …

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Eshet Chayil: Avigail ben Nun

A Veteran and Dedicated Yad Sarah Volunteer Hello to readers of Yad Sarah News. My name is Avigail Ben Nun and I was born in Belgium. I am a Holocaust survivor and was privileged to immigrate to Israel in 1949. After the birth of my third child I felt great happiness but also felt great …

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Samira Alaa Abu-Rukun, a Druze volunteer at Yad Sarah sits beside her son, Brig.-Gen. Alaa Abu-Rukun, aide to President Rivlin of Israel. Samira is holding a microphone and making a speech at the 45th anniversary of Yad Sarah

Marking the 45th Year of the Establishment of Yad Sarah

ב“ה January 5, 2020 Honourable President of the State of Israel, Mr. Reuben Rivlin Honourable Chairman of Yad Sarah, Rabbi Uri Lupolianski Honourable Director General of Yad Sarah, Mr. Moshe Cohen Dear friends and family of Yad Sarah, Allow me to express great appreciation for choosing the President's House as the location of the main …

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Celebrating 45 Years of Giving

On 5 January 2020, President Rivlin honored 45 veteran volunteers at his official residence in Jerusalem. We Salute Our Volunteers Yad Sarah is marking its 45th year of giving with a tribute to its volunteers. The celebration kicked off in the sukkah of the Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi David Lau, and continues with …

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Making Lives Better for the Past 45 Years

Changing Lives for the Better

Yad Sarah Makes a Real Difference in the Lives of Real PeopleSatisfied customer Joel out and about on his motorized scooter in downtown Jerusalem Linda and Joel are in the prime of life. They made Aliyah five years ago from Detroit, joining most of their seven children who had already decided to make their home …

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When you give to others, you get so much in return

Ninety-two Year Old Man Volunteers to Help the Elderly Translation of article from Israeli newspaper, Yediot Aharonot Most people who come to Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem come to borrow medical equipment – a walker, a wheelchair, an oxygen generator.  Yechezkel Herman, a Holocaust survivor, comes every day to volunteer. "I tell everyone, just don't …

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Unearthed Benefit of Volunteering

Volunteering at Yad Sarah Helped Me Find My Jewish Roots My name is Amelia. I was volunteering on a kibbutz when I realized my name was too long; it did not suit this special little country. So I introduced myself as Amy. I was born in Germany, in a small town near Frankfurt, where I …

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Mother, Brenda Lemkus, with picture of her daughter, Dalia, who was killed

Living the Passion of Deceased Daughter

Brenda Lemkus Lost Her Daughter to a Terrorist Attack Found Living Dalia's Passion Honours her Memory Volunteering at Yad Sarah Helps MORE than the patients Brenda Lemkus found strength helping others after her daughter, Dalia, was killed in a terrorist attack Dalia Lemkus dedicated two years of her life to founding the Tekoa Yad Sarah …

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Hagit Yasu glamour shot for her singing career

Hagit Yasu Yad Sarah Volunteer

Hagit Yaso Gives Back Customers who come to the Yad Sarah branch in Sderot are surprised to see Hagit Yaso sitting in front of one of the computers. (pictured) Hagit is well known as the winner of the "Kochav Nolad" program six years ago and received lots of publicity following the win. In Hagit Yaso's …

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Yad Sarah volunteers carrying medical equipment along walkway to client

OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE OUR STRENGTH

"The lighthouse leading the organization" –  such was the description of Uri Lupolianski, founder and president of Yad Sarah, by Yishay Lapidot, on the event of the founder/president's speech to the southern volunteers. Applauded by the volunteers, Lupulianski said: "Here you are - volunteering with all your might, with that shine in your eyes, ready …

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Shikumon, Yad Sarah's Day Rehabilitation Centre

Cilla Discovers the Shikumon

Yad Sarah’s ‘Shikumon’ is a day rehabilitation centre that offers rehabilitative services to individuals who have undergone a traumatic event, such as an accident or stroke, or suffered from a degenerative disease that has left them with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. The word "Shikumon" derives from the Hebrew words "shituk" for stroke and "kum" or …

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