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A Video to Warm the Heart
This moving video was screened at the annual event of the Friends of Yad Sarah in London and illustrates more than 40 years of activity - for the benefit of all Israelis. * In the video, veteran volunteer Vivian London speaks about her long association with Yad Sarah and the help that was there for her when she needed it * Photography and Editing: Simon Maurer * Research and Production: Benny Cohen, Public Relations
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Yad Sarah Reaches Out to Help Muquadam
Meet Muquadam, a two-and-a-half-year-old boy from Tanzania. He came to Israel under the auspices of Save a Child’s Heart (SACH), an NGO that arranges vital operations for children from developing countries in need of cardiac surgery. And Yad Sarah gave him a wheelchair to take home. In the photo: Muquadam with his mother and Yad Sarah Tourism Director Nadia Alalu.
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So Much More Than Just Wheelchairs!
They asked about borrowing a wheelchair - they received a complete guide to hosting an elderly relative in a safe and accessible environment * Reported by Shani Rosenfeld, director of the Exhibition and Guidance Center at Yad Sarah in Jerusalem * In the photo: Students of Social Work and Health Services, guests from Israel and abroad, come to the Center and get reliable information based on many years of professional experience
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A Holiday Interview with the Founder of Yad Sarah
In honor of Shavuot and the inauguration of Yad Sarah's new portal, Spokesman David Rothner spoke with the founder of Yad Sarah, Rabbi Uri Lupolianski. Busy as usual with meetings with division managers and directors on the development of services and branches and the acquisition of new medical equipment, he managed to find some time to sit down and talk about Yad Sarah – past, present and future.
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Volunteering at Yad Sarah Helped Me Find My Jewish Roots
Amy finds her true self as a volunteer for the Life Story Project *Pictured here: Director of the Life Story Project Anat Ben Zaken with one of her storytellers

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From the Desk of Volunteer Coordinator Devora Shenhav
The hottest volunteer jobs of the month are waiting for you!

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The Hospitality Center is Growing
Due to increasing demand, Yad Sarah is constructing seven more guest rooms

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Remembering the Yad Sarah volunteers killed in terrorist attacks
For the past 18 years, Remembrance Day for Israel's Fallen Soldiers has been combined with Remembrance Day for Victims of Terror. Yad Sarah remembers and honors its volunteers killed or injured in acts of terror

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Special Offer for Yad Sarah Volunteers
If you or your family wants to install an Emergency Alarm Response System, Yad Sarah will send a technician to your home to install it for free.

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101 Years Young
Shekedia Cohen shares an inspiring story of grace in the face of aging

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A Month before Passover: The Cleaning Begins
This very sweet story doesn't really have much to do with Passover, but it certainly captures the spirit of Yad Sarah

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Yad Sarah Attends Tourism Conference

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Yad Sarah is a Key Participant in a New Program to Help Prevent Injuries from Falls Among the Elderly
Click here to learn more

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An All-Terrain Wheelchair for Netanel
Yad Sarah House in Raanana Steps up to Create a Special Wheelchair for a Child with Special Needs

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Yad Sarah Offers a New and Innovative Solution to Prevent the Death of Infants Accidentally Left in Their Cars
Director of Yad Sarah Moshe Cohen appeared on Channel 10's late night program Night Tube and presented the new device, which could save many lives and prevent untold heartache. About 18,000 Internet surfers and about one million viewers saw the video prepared by Yad Sarah spokesperson Beni Cohen. The video, uploaded to the Facebook page of the Night Tube illustrates the simplicity and efficiency of operating the device, called "taf-tsafa" in Hebrew.

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"Volunteering Makes Me More Sensitive to the Needs of Others and Makes Me Strive to be a Better Person"
Volunteer Yehudit Abutbul talks about her experiences volunteering at Yad Sarah's Bnei Brak branch. * This series bringing the inspiring stories of Yad Sarah volunteers is the creation of volunteer Shekedia Cohen

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Yad Sarah's Own Nachum Gitman Visits Orly and Guy at Channel 10
Director of YS Emergency Call Center Nachum Gitman visited Orly and Guy on their popular morning program and explained how our new state of the art Emergency Alarm Response System with motion sensor is saving lives every day. To watch the interview in Hebrew, click here.

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Tourism: Our Red Carpet is Ready
A Very Warm Welcome Awaits You

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Yad Sarah Branches - Everything You Need to Know
Click here for a complete list of our branches and their opening hours

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We Need You Now - Come and Join us
And you will know why more than 6000 volunteers are saying: We get more than we give

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Yad Sarah Revolutionizes Mobile Dentistry for Seniors
Yad Sarah's mobile dental unit will now be equipped with an advanced x-ray unit that can take pictures and develop them on the spot, allowing the attending dentist to treat the patient without delay. The equipment, purchased by the Helmsley Foundation, will facilitate the treatment of many more patients - and in one visit only. * In the photo: Dr. Guterman, the dentist in charge of mobile dentistry in the north with Naama Bronsky, chief dental assistant and director of Yad Sarah's mobile units.

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Do you have borrowed medical equipment from Yad Sarah that you still need? Click here to extend the loan period

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The story behind the life story
How did a charitable organization known internationally for its medical equipment lending service par excellence become also an organization that records the life stories of elderly Israelis as a legacy for their families? * Yad Sarah volunteer Charna Duchanov tells the story behind the story

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Yad Sarah sees rise in 'home hospital' equipment due to hospital overcrowding
Last year, Yad Sarah lend out 303,000 pieces of equipment to keep the elderly, lonely, injured and sick at home rather than be hospitalized * The Jerusalem Post * By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

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First in Israel: Emergency Medical Center Staffed by Specialists
The Frenkel Emergency Medical Center Opens in Jerusalem

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Following in the Footsteps of a Beloved Daughter
A grieving mother chooses to honor her daughter by volunteering at Yad Sarah

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A Wedding and Yad Sarah
Ella and Girsch, immigrants from the FSU, recommit to each other and to the Jewish people in a moving ceremony organized by their friends at Yad Sarah

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Yad Sarah and Tikvah4Parkinson
Yad Sarah News talks to Devorah (Debbie) Shapiro, the force behind the new treatment program for Parkinson's patients at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem

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Third Graders Collect 500 Coins for Yad Sarah
The children wanted to help others less fortunate

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A Day at Yad Sarah
Chanukah is over and winter is upon us, but at Yad Sarah it is business as usual. See photo gallery above. Read more...

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Giving Stays in the Family
Elisheva Printz, lending director of the Jerusalem region, writes about Yad Sarah's newest branch in Kiryat Ye'arim (Telz- Stone) under the direction of the Felheimer family. * The family is continuing its own tradition as well as that of Yad Sarah's, and has established a local branch in their home * Photography: David Rothner *

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Hagit Yasu Gives Back
Customers who come to the Yad Sarah branch in Sderot are surprised to see Hagit Yasu 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.

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Where Does a Family from Oklahoma Turn When They Need Help in a Medical Emergency? Why, to Yad Sarah, Of Course!

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How Yad Sarah Built a Wheelchair Especially for Me
David Rothner talks about Yad Sarah’s special role in the rehabilitation of Shai Ben Israel, a victim of the latest wave of terror

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Come Volunteer At Yad Sarah
Yad Sarah needs you! Join the Yad Sarah family and experience the joy and fulfillment of giving. There are a wide variety of ways to volunteer

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Our Young People Also Give Back
Thanks to Shmuel Friedman, a high school student who has been volunteering at Yad Sarah's Givataim branch this summer. Helping out in the computer department,Shmuel also helps people carry borrowed equipment to their cars. We wish him the best of luck in his studies next year at a Jerusalem yeshiva. To volunteer, please call *6444

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Beit Safafa: Amina Aliyan speaks the Yad Sarah language
YS site reporter Sumiya Al Nabari talks with the director of the Jerusalem Beit Safafa branch

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When Music Became Therapy
Hamutal Ben Or, director of the Day Rehabilitation Center at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem, describes how as the music played, the patient with Parkinson's stopped shaking * Thanks to Musethica from all of us at Yad Sarah * Photographer: David Rothner

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Our Mobile Dental Clinics Go National
Yad Sarah founder Uri Lupolianski: There will be no elderly person unable to eat due to neglected dental treatment * Thanks to the assistance of the Helmsley Foundation, the dedicated staff of the Yad Sarah Mobile Dental Clinic will offer dental treatment to the homebound in every area of the country.

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The Yad Sarah Experience: Join our team of volunteer guides

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Yad Sarah is Now Part of the Fun in Jerusalem Family
When Fun in Jerusalem owner and creator Joanna Shebson was looking for a venue to host her family event, she chose Yad Sarah and became a fan

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