Friends of Yad Sarah Blog

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...
Continue reading
Recently, a Russian-speaking woman urgently needed help and called Yad Riva, Yad Sarah's pro bono legal services for the elderly. She explained that her landlord was demanding payments for eight years...
Continue reading
Friends of Yad Sarah hosted this in-depth, round table discussion about Israel philanthropy in unprecedented times, with expert panelists Stanley Weinstein (Chair of the Israel and Overseas Commi...
Continue reading
In response the the rise in domestic violence during the pandemic, Friends of Yad Sarah hosted a live webinar about the effects of the quarantine on victims of domestic violence. T...
Continue reading
The Coronavirus pandemic has forced Yad Sarah to reinvent the ways in which it delivers critical and dignified services to individuals in need. The pandemic has prevented many of our clients from bein...
Continue reading
CARES ACT of 2020: Special Opportunities for Charitable Planning in 2020  For those who use the standard deduction, an above-the-line reduction of income for gifts to charity up to $300...
Continue reading
​"My wife's parents, who live in Petah Tikvah, were recently in close contact with someone who testing positive for coronavirus. They are already both exhibiting early symptoms of it and are in need o...
Continue reading
 "Our Family" is the theme of INSIDE Yad Sarah Spring 2020. Yad Sarah offers a wide variety of services and programs but is also more than the sum of its parts: We are a family. In this...
Continue reading
Avi M. reached out to Yad Sarah to help his ailing mother and father-in-law in Petah Tikvah. He said they were exhibiting early symptoms of coronavirus and were desperate for an oxygen concentrator to...
Continue reading
Rabbi and Mrs. H. moved to Israel 23 years ago, retiring from their careers as a Rabbi and Jewish community professional, respectively. They moved to the Talbieh neighborhood and took a year to be tou...
Continue reading
A series highlighting Yad Sarah's branch managers. At my core, I am a survivor. I was just 4 years old in Transnistria, the "Romanian Auschwitz." Most of my family was murdered, but I got to start lif...
Continue reading
"United in Caring" is the theme of INSIDE Yad Sarah Fall 2019.  The staff and volunteers of Yad Sarah who are profiled in this issue are merely a sample of all the selfless heroes at Ya...
Continue reading
"A Healthier Country for Israel's Builders" is the theme of INSIDE Yad Sarah Spring 2019.  These builders, women and men driven by a pioneering spirit and unyielding sense of purpose, a...
Continue reading
Yad Sarah is opening a new branch in Acre, a port city in northwest Israel, to serve the areas between Nahariya and Krayot, a cluster of four small cities on the outskirts of Haifa. Acre recently expe...
Continue reading
Rabbi Shimon, a highly motivated and brilliant Yeshiva rebbi, brings his students from Jerusalem's oldest, most religious and most insular neighborhood, Meah Shearim, to the Yad Sarah Play Center to h...
Continue reading
Fadily recalls watching her father, an alternative medicine practitioner, treat crying children's sore throats and stomachaches with gentle massages and herbal remedies. Her parents had emigrated from...
Continue reading
One day, a Yad Sarah Ashdod volunteer named Ida got a phone call about a mother and son in need of assistance. She headed over the apartment to assess the situation. What she found was a nearly paraly...
Continue reading
Bertha Moskovitz, born in Ukraine, made Aliyah to Israel in 1973 with her husband and daughter Marina, looking to start a new life. Settling in her new home, Bertha took a job working at "Agan Chemica...
Continue reading
Hadas and her parents first came to the Yad Sarah Play Center more than a year ago, along with the rest of her class.The five-year old struggled to keep up with her peers, growing increasingly irritab...
Continue reading
Oscar and Orit, a married couple in their 90s who are both Holocaust survivors, are both in poor health. They have no other family and their small apartment in Beer Sheba has deteriorated over time as...
Continue reading

About Us

Yad Sarah is Israel’s largest volunteer-staffed organization, providing a wide array of compassionate health and home care services for people of all ages, with special programs directed at support for older adults and for children and adults with disabilities.

Read More

View Our Profile

GuideStar revolutionizes philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency so donors can make better decisions.

Our Profile in Guidestar:

Support Us

Your gift will help provide a vital array of compassionate health and home care services for people of all ages in Israel!

Donate Now

Contact Us

Friends of Yad Sarah, Inc.
445 Park Avenue, Suite 1702
New York, NY 10022 USA
212.223.7758, 866.YAD.SARAH
shalom@friendsofyadsarah.org
US Tax Exemption # EIN 13-3106175
Don't have an account yet? Register Now!

Sign in to your account