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Requests for Assistance from All Over the World
Requests are flooding into the Tourist Desk at the Department of Public Relations. For the first time, people in wheelchairs can fulfill their dream of visiting Israel, knowing that a full service tourist department can supply their every need – transportation from the airport in specially equipped vans, outfitting of hotel rooms with needed equipment, and much more. In the photo: Director of Tourist Services Nadia Alalu shows a map of locations from where Yad Sarah tourists originate
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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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Spring Comes to Yad Sarah
See slideshow above. 1-3. Enjoying a visit to the Yad Sarah Experience during the Passover holiday, 2017. 4. On the floor of the Lending Center at Yad Sarah House 5. Nursery with a heart- that's what we call the waiting area at Yad Sarah House in Modiin, where children can play while their parents collect equipment from the lending center. 6. Yad Sarah founder Uri Lupolianski greets Reuma Weitzman, a longtime Yad Sarah supporter and the widow of the 7th president of Israel, Ezer Weitzman.
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Once Again Yad Sarah Steps Up to Answer a Need in the Community
Ahuva Litvak speaks about a new service at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem created especially to empower working women coping with disabilities and allow them time for physical therapy and exercise. *The Rehabilitation Department under the directorship of Sharona Sherman has created an accessible and practical solution for a very specific problem. The first group of women has already started physiotherapy during hours that are suited to their work schedules.*Department Coordinator: Rita Paran * In the photo: Sharona Sherman, Rita Paran and moments of empowerment
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Equal Employment for All: At Yad Sarah It Is Already Happening at “Yad LeTa’asuka Shava”
Yad Sarah is working to integrate people with disabilities into the workforce by helping to make the process simple and easy for employers. In the photo: Integrating people with disabilities into the entire spectrum of its facilities is part of the organizational culture of Yad Sarah. Here Public Relations and Fundraising Director Sepideh Yom Tov awards a Certificate of Appreciation to Gali Shemesh, who is responsible for Information Systems at the department.
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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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A World of Special Equipment: Improving Quality of Life
A special wheelchair equipped with air wheels for easy movement on the sand or for floating on the water * In the photo: Ahya, a volunteer in the special equipment warehouse, with the special chair and the vehicle used to transport equipment for home hospitalization. * Malka Malat Yahalom reports

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Documenting the life story of Holocaust survivors: The trend - both a book and video clips
Written by Yad Sarah volunteer Malka Yahalom with Hagit Shaiovitz, who heads the Life Stories Project, working within the framework of Home and Community Services, directed by Anat Ben Zaken

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A Newly Refurbished Branch Exemplifies Yad Sarah's Unity of Purpose
Regional Director Elisheva Printz on the event dedicating the renovated branch building in Beit El * Group photo* Branch director Dina Zuntz is in the center.

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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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Ra'anana: How can an organization run by volunteers succeed in granting so many services
A delegation of medical professionals from Chile, Mexico and Argentina visiting Ra'anana's Yad Sarah center * Avraham Karni, volunteer with the information staff in the center, documented and photographed * Thank you Ra'anana team

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"I really feel that you care. I am very touched by your call."
That was the emotional reaction of one of Yad Sarah's Haifa subscribers to the Emergency Call Center volunteer operator who contacted her to enquire about her situation. Haifa had been battling fires for days and its citizens were struggling. The staff offered to help in any way possible. * Photo from the Center in action* Yad Sarah volunteer reporter Eli Cohen was among the many Yad Sarah staff and volunteers who took it upon themselves to contact subscribers in the North.

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Giving, simply giving – even from a wheelchair
Shlomi in Jerusalem and Shimon in Netanya - physical hardships do not hold them back from helping others

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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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Doing something for my own wellbeing as well as for others * The story of Meytal Helfenbaum

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Yad Sarah Mourns the Passing of Longtime Supporter and Volunteer Bob Schwell
The Yad Sarah family is saddened by the sudden passing of one of its most active and dedicated supporters. Bob and his wife Suzan have both been involved with Yad Sarah in many capacities over the years.

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100-year-old Israeli with ‘golden hands and big heart’ spends birthday volunteering
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH * Yehuda Losky touted as oldest volunteer in the Yad Sarah organization that helps the elderly, sick and lonely * THE JERUSALEM POST

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Eliana Promises to Return
She came from the USA for a year of learning and connecting with her roots, and found what she wished for at the Exhibition and Guidance Center (directed by Shani Rosenfeld) at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem

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Rina Brings Creativity to the Yad Sarah Rehabilitation Center
Yad Sarah website volunteer, Eli Cohen, invites us to meet Rina Kramer, who presides over the artistic activities in the Beit Yad Sarah Rehabilitation Center. The patients choose their craft - sculpture, painting, weaving, jewelry or embroidery - Rina provides skill and guidance

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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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"There will not be a single patient in the hospital or resident in a nursing home who cannot spend Passover at home with his family if he so desires."
Founder Uri Lupolianski pledges all the resources of Yad Sarah to help everyone celebrate with their loved ones at home

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At Yad Sarah, We Cherish the Warm Human Connection We Have with Our Clients
At Yad Sarah branches throughout the country, all volunteers and staff will wear nametags *In the photo: CEO Moshe Cohen and senior staff members pose with their nametags

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An Electrifying and Moving Interactive Experience Connecting You to Yad Sarah’s Special World of Giving and Volunteering

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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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Yad Sarah to Fight Domestic Abuse in the Negev
Yad Sarah has announced the opening of a Family Center in the western Negev to both treat victims and offer counseling to the perpetrators of domestic violence

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Video: See How We Give

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Yad Sarah expands its assistance to tourists with disabilities who want to tour Israel
President and founder of Yad Sarah Uri Lupolianski on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities * photo: A group of tourists from a sheltered housing community in New Jersey at the entrance to Yad Sarah in Jerusalem – the guests visited Jerusalem in Yad Sarah’s wheelchairs

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"A Real Tourist Experience"
A delegation from the Tourism Ministry recently visited The Yad Sarah Experience and had only praise for the newly inaugurated visitor's center. Read here the letter received from Deputy Director-General Ahuva Zaken. In the photo: Malka Melamed and Zelina Ben Gershon, volunteer members of the Tourist Service staff, discussing options for the expansion of tourist services for people with physical disabilities.

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Salute to a Donor
Lee Friedman, a donor and friend of Yad Sarah, traveled to Israel from the States to see for herself the two vehicles she donated. One (pictured) is a unique van that safely transports the wheelchair-bound.

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Yad Sarah Makes its Volunteers Feel Valued
Diary of the volunteer Fayyad Habashi * This series, bringing the inspiring stories of Yad Sarah volunteers, is the creation of volunteer Shekedia Cohen.

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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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Rivka Marchand Guides Tours in Both English and Spanish and Brings Her Special Latin Flair to the Visitor's Center
Meet volunteer Rivka Marchand, who brings a diverse background and much life experience to her job as multi-lingual tour guide at The Yad Sarah Experience. She is part of a very talented and enthusiastic group of English-speaking tour guides who love Yad Sarah and want to tell you all about it!

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Yad Sarah's Ofer Shoshani – A Paradigm of Giving
Yad Sarah has become such a vital part of the cultural fabric of the city of Hadera that one of its own has been selected to light an Independence Day beacon – one of twelve – honoring 125 years since Hadera's founding

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Come take a walk with me
Come take a walk with me around Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem. It is an enchanted place. Follow me and I will show you the magic

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Jerusalem, Har Hatzofim: Volunteering with Satisfaction – and Close to Home
From the diary of volunteer Avraham Ashkenazi * Series producer: Volunteer Shekedia Cohen * Thanks also to branch director Aryeh Noy, who shares his team's impressions with the readers of Yad Sarah News

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As the Music Played, the Patient with Parkinson's Stopped Shaking
Hamutal Ben Or, director of the Day Rehabilitation Center at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem, talks about a moment when music became therapy * Thanks to Musethica from all of us at Yad Sarah * Photographer: David Rothner

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Love Comes to the Shikumon
Chemda and Amos met at Yad Sarah's Day Rehabilitation Center in Beer Sheva, and decided to get married! Our "family" is elated over this first-time event * Story by Miriam Kopeika

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The Geriatric Dental Clinic: More Room for More Patients
Clinic director Dr. Tamar Kartin-Gabbay (in photo): The clinic combines professionalism, a warm welcome, and moderate fees

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Better Than Pills and Therapy
Dalia Lahav, a member of Pesek Zman (time out) club, talks with volunteer Ora Maloul, reporter of Yad Sarah internet site

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HOME HOSPITAL-IZATION MORE POPULAR
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich reports

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