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"Last year, on the day before Rosh Hashanah, our 42-year-old healthy son, Shalom Miller, suffered from a heart attack while giving a shiur," explained Michael Miller alongside his wife, Grace. Shalom ...

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Fall 2022 Inside Newsletter

We are proud to bring you another edition of "INSIDE Yad Sarah." We all know that the "inside" is what really counts – and here, that's a heart overflowing with compassion and action to match. Yad Sar...

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"Maybe I can do this." Ellen Abberbock was excited to receive an invitation to her nephew's bar mitzvah in Beit Shemesh in a family group chat and put her plans in motion for travel to Israel over the...

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In this issue of INSIDE Yad Sarah, we travel around Israel and visit Yad Sarah branch managers in Herzliya, Emanuel, and Tel Aviv. With travel and tourism opening up, we speak with Yakov Slaney, a vol...

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When Eli Rosenberg set up Yad Sarah's Modi'in branch in a small caravan over 20 years ago, the city was just a year old. But he knew that the city would grow and people would need Yad Sarah's services...

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In this issue of INSIDE Yad Sarah, we present two vital Yad Sarah services and the people behind them. Introducing Hadar Zeliger, manager of the Day Rehab Center in Raanana, taking a holistic approach...

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20211228 Yad Sarah Bnei Brak Branch Manager - Yehiel Zinger

During the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Bnei Brak residents were especially thankful for the dedication shown by Yehiel Zinger, manager of the city's branch of Yad Sarah. Each Friday during th...

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Hakarat ha'tov … I want to take a moment to recognize "the good" that the Friends of Yad Sarah community helped make possible every day of the year for the people of Israel. They've opened their heart...

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Moshe Teichler, manager of the Yad Sarah branches in Ra'anana and Kedumim, is used to getting requests for help. Recently, a man called Moshe for help caring for his bedridden wife. The special lift t...

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When Nili Cohen retired from her career as a teacher and school principal, she decided to volunteer as manager of the Tiberias branch of Yad Sarah.The choice was a natural one for her—when her own par...

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All proceeds from the Rosh Hashanah holiday cards' sales will be donated to support the work of Israel's largest volunteer-staffed organization. Sarah Haskell, a Jewish American student at the Fashion...

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yad-sarah-judy-shapiro-donor Judy Shapiro is a proud Charitable Gift Annuity donor with Yad Sarah.

Judy Shapiro is a proud Charitable Gift Annuity donor with Yad Sarah. "My gift annuity helps Yad Sarah, and at the same time, I'm receiving lifetime income. To have a retirement plan, while giving to ...

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While Sue had always wanted to support Yad Sarah for the critical services it offers to anyone in Israel in need, she found the Charitable Gift Annuity, with its tax benefits and significant fixed lif...

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yad-sarah-blog-2021073_20210803-170856_1 A photo of Yam and his father, happy and fully recovered.

Yam Ben-Yaish, an Israeli citizen living in Panama, received an urgent call from his family in Israel. His father had been diagnosed with a serious tumor—Yam dropped everything and immediately headed ...

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During Operation Guardian of the Walls, Yad Sarah branches remained busy serving their communities, despite the ongoing threat of rocket fire. As always, our brave volunteers and branch managers carri...

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Just about every evening, an average of 20 pregnant women arrive at the women's unit of the Frenkel Emergency Center in Jerusalem seeking help due to abdominal pain, bleeding and other symptoms that t...

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Yad Sarah received this letter a year after Blossom's daughter, Sharon, passed away. Dear Friends at Yad Sarah, It is almost a year since we lost our dear daughter, but the pain hasn't lessened our gr...

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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 vi...

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We established the Givat Shmuel branch in my backyard 17 years ago, and the volunteers are mostly members of my family and young women who live in the city. I see the creation of this branch as very i...

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2021spring Inside Yad Sarah - Spring 2021 Newsletter

"Keeping Israel Strong" is the theme of INSIDE Yad Sarah Spring 2021. In this issue of INSIDE Yad Sarah, we explore how our committed volunteers care for people in need all across Israel and have cont...

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