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Thank-you, Yad Sarah!

On their 90th birthday, the first twins born in Tel Aviv choose Yad Sarah

"How Would I Reach the Grave by Myself"

Yad Sarah's initiative helps mourners with special needs reach the grave of their loved ones who fell in battle defending our country

From a Lost World to Independence and Rebirth: With the help of Yad Sarah, a Holocaust Survivor Celebrates a Revitalized Life and Israel's Independence

This is the story of carpenter Hanoch Mandelbaum who built the table from which was read the Declaration of Independence of the new State of Israel on 5 Iyar, 5708 (1948)* Volunteer Shekedia Cohen reports.

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

We Need Volunteers Like You!

Yad Sarah volunteers get so much more than they give. Read more about how you, too, can become part of the Yad Sarah family

Yad Sarah Opens a Tour Guide Course for Guiding People with Special Needs

The five-session course, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism, provides guides with the tools and information to help them guide trips attended by people with special needs. Twenty-five guides are participating in the course.

Click here for a link to an article about the course

A Purim Event BringsTogether Holocaust Survivors and Volunteers

To meet the survivors face to face - to see the love and the warm welcome of the volunteer staff * Report by Edna Hishrick, Director of the Department for Holocaust Survivors in the Home and Community Services Department Photos: David Rothner

The Ramaz School Choir Visits Yad Sarah

Last week, veteran Yad Sarah volunteer Vivian London had the pleasure of hosting the choir from her alma mater, the Ramaz School in New York City.

A Breath of Fresh Air

Yad Sarah continues to lead a revolution in the field of medical equipment and introduces portable oxygen generators that saves lives!

The Little Things That Make the Difference

Dr. Ihab Mansour with assistant Yasmeen Ella and driver Solo Haimberg

Come to the Yad Sarah Experience: An Interactive Multimedia Happening

For an hour and a half you will enjoy an interactive and moving tour of the special world that is Yad Sarah. Actor Dvir Benedek accompanies visitors- on film- throughout the tour at the visitor's center.

A Joining of Hands: Yad Sarah and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya

Students from abroad will learn about the work of Yad Sarah. * Report by Avraham Karni, Yad Sarah volunteer

Yad Sarah Volunteers are Making a Real Difference in People's Lives

Yad Sarah's volunteer van drivers are a very special group, as evidenced by this moving letter sent to the director of the YadSaraVan service, Yaron Aviv. *In the photo: Bat-El and her team members

Beer Sheva Marks the Publication of the 1000th Life Story

In the capital of the Negev, Yad Sarah takes its hat off to the many volunteers and participants who worked together to achieve this milestone * Photos: Tzlilla Zagagi

In a Moving Ceremony, Holocaust Survivors in their 80s and 90s Celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs at the Western Wall

Report by Edna Hishrick, Director of Holocaust Survivors Department * Photo courtesy of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation

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Because Everyone Deserves to Touch the Stones of the Western Wall

Yad Sarah is once again making dreams come true for people with disabilities – with another exciting visit to an historic location, this time the Western wall in Jerusalem's Old City. It is just one more stride forward in realizing everyone's right to travel and explore anywhere in Israel.

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