Home  |  About  |  Yad Sarah Site  |  Contact  |  Join Our Mailing List  |  Hebrew  |  Donations Form  
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
Comments: 0   Hits: 2
 
 
 
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
Comments: -1   Hits: -1
 
 
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.
Comments: 0   Hits: 31
 
 
Joe Appleman Celebrates His 90th Birthday at Yad Sarah
The Yad Sarah family was thrilled and honored to celebrate the 90th birthday of our supporter and loyal friend, Joe Appleman, here at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem. Joining the festivities were his wife, Florence, his daughters and sons-in-law and many friends. Yad Sarah founder Uri Lupolianski thanked him warmly for his many years of devotion to Yad Sarah and wished him many more years of good health and dedication to his fellow man. By David Rothner* Photo: Menashe Karni**
Comments: -1   Hits: -1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THEY LOVE YAD SARAH
In the Solomon Schechter School in Westchester, New York, they do more than just talk about their love for the Jewish state, they do something about it * A group of students got together and decided to bake cakes and hold a bake sale to raise money for Yad Sarah in Jerusalem, an organization best known for its medical equipment lending service* The teens arrived in Israel and headed straight for Yad Sarah’s Jerusalem headquarters with check in hand* They then rolled up their sleeves and helped clean and ready recently returned wheelchairs to be lent out once again to others in need
Comments: -1   Hits: -1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yad Sarah staffers and volunteers work together to help save the life of Dina Rivkin, a little girl suffering from a devastating congenital disease.

Dinush (Dina) is four and a half. Full of life and loved by all who meet her, Dinush has a congenital condition called esophageal atresia, a congenital medical condition (birth defect) which affects the alimentary tract. It causes the esophagus to end in a blind-ended pouch rather than connecting normally to the stomach. Since her birth, Dinush has been fed by a tube, never experiencing the taste of chocolate or pizza or French toast. She is attached to the feeding tube many hours every day, but her body cannot properly digest the special formula and she chokes and vomits several times a day. Dinush needs a life-saving operation, that the doctors at the Boston Children's Hospital hope will save her life and will allow her to live a normal life, as every child deserves. Dinush's family managed to raise the 1.6 million NIS ($420,000) necessary to fund the trip to Boston and the operation. While preparing for the trip, Dinush's mother, Chaya Rivkin from Kiryat Malachi in the south of Israel, realized that Dinush's feeding device would not last the 12 hours needed to fly to Boston. Dinush's father turned to Asher Yakobson, Yad Sarah's coordinator of special transportation needs in the center of the country, to see if Yad Sarah could help. Asher contacted Nachum Rabinowitz, an expert on special equipment. After consulting with another expert, Meir Greenwald, Nachum prepared two feeding devices that would each last 6 hours. The devices were delivered to the family, passed from Nachum to Yaron Aviv (director of YadSaraVans) to Asher, who gave it to the emotional and grateful father. Once again, all the resources of Yad Sarah and the desire of its many staff and volunteers to help wherever possible came together to save a life. Dinush made it safely to Boston and will be operated on in the coming days.

 
 
"A Real Tourist Experience"
A delegation from the Tourism Ministry recently visited Israel's World of Giving 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.

Comments: 0
Hits: 9
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

Comments: -1
Hits: -1
Looking Back at Yad Sarah in 2016: Expanding a life-saving operation to minimize the risk of fatal infection
Documenting an increase of 11% in the loan of special beds that allow patients to recover at home * In the photo: Yad Sarah founder Uri Lupolianski explains to the media the urgency and importance of expanding home hospitalization*

Comments: 0
Hits: 11
HOME HOSPITAL-IZATION MORE POPULAR
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich reports

Comments: 0
Hits: 0
An Electrifying and Moving Interactive Experience Connecting You to Yad Sarah’s Special World of Giving and Volunteering

Comments: 0
Hits: 87
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

תגובות: 0
צפיות: 6
My Granddaughter Also Wants to Become a Yad Sarah Volunteer
Roni Shilo of Efrat talks about the special legacy he and his wife are leaving for their family *In the photo: Roni and wife Pirchia* From a series of articles that introduce volunteers from branches throughout the country. Series creator: Shekedia Cohen

Comments: 0
Hits: 5
The Retired Judge Whose Passion for Carpentry Benefits Yad Sarah
At the carpentry shop at the Day Rehabilitation Center at Yad Sarah House in Ra'anana. In the photo: Retired judge Meir Shenhav with his special creation for the children. Photo: Itzik Yansovich

Comments: 0
Hits: 11
What is the State Controller Doing in a Wheelchair from Yad Sarah?

Comments: -1
Hits: -1
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

Comments: 0
Hits: 54
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

Comments: 0
Hits: 21
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

Comments: 0
Hits: 42
Bat Mitzvah Tour
By our volunteer YS writer Edna Shmueli

תגובות: -1
צפיות: -1
People with vision impairment can borrow and try out Yad Sarah monitors that magnify texts
Judy Siegel-Itzkovich * Jerusalem Post

תגובות: 0
צפיות: 0
Video: See How We Give

תגובות: -1
צפיות: -1
Emergency beepers available from Yad Sarah to protect lonely and aged
The Jerusalem Post * by By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH

תגובות: 0
צפיות: 0
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

תגובות: 0
צפיות: 46
From New York With Love
Gail and David Weinstein Are Giving A Warm Hand To Yad Sarah

תגובות: 0
צפיות: 61
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

Comments: -1
Hits: -1
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

Comments: 0
Hits: 33
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.

Comments: 0
Hits: 19






יצירת קשר


Powered by 022.co.ilכניסה למשתמש רשום | הצטרף לרשימת תפוצה | תנאי שימוש | הקם אתר חינם | | RSS