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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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Attention Yad Sarah volunteers!
Traveling to the USA? Interested in helping to promote the work of Yad Sarah during your visit? Friends of Yad Sarah (USA) would like to invite you to speak to small groups and individuals about your work with Yad Sarah, and help "friend-raise" for the organization. Please send an email to shalom@friendsofyadsarah.org with your contact information, your travel location and dates
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Members of the Druze Community are Telling their Stories
Yad Sarah's Life Stories Project gives seniors the chance to leave a written legacy for the next generation

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Yad Sarah is Saving Lives
YadSaraVan driver Kobi Ziv goes above and beyond the call of duty and alerts authorities to a life-threatening situation

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Yad Sarah Opens its 110th branch!
Today in Pardes Hannah, volunteers opened the 110th branch of Yad Sarah - a branch that will provide service and support to residents from all over the region

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NEW!!! Safe Driving Course for Seniors Using Our Mobility Scooters
Yad Sarah takes both responsibility and initiative in keeping our seniors safe on the road

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The Hospitality Center is Growing
Due to increasing demand, Yad Sarah opens six more guest rooms

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Equipment, Equipment, Equipment!

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

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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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Our Youngest Volunteers
The younger generation is joining their grandparents in loving service at Yad Sarah branches all over the country

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

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Diary of a Trip: The Wonders of Spring
Attorney Kobi Bir reports on another inspiring and emotional trip under the auspices of "Easy Roaders," an organization that arranges day trips for people with disabilities. Kobi shares photos of the trip (here and above in the revolving photo album)

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It's In the Details
The skill of its staff and the high level of care impress visitors to the Frenkel EMC, but the heart of Yad Sarah is felt in the small details. This satisfied customer shared on Facebook his experience at the center. In the photo: A cozy waiting area with charging station

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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 Assists Holocaust Survivors All Year Long
Special report on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018 by Edna Heisrik (photographed during an event for survivors at Yad Sarah), Director of the Department for Holocaust Survivors in the Division of Home and Community Services

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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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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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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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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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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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