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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.

Chanukah at the Rishon Branch

Soldiers and youth celebrate Chanukah with participants at the Day Rehabilitation Center at YadSarah's Rishon LeZion Branch. You can feel the warm human connection in this album of photos shared with us by Galit Musari

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

"Celebrating My Bat Mitzvah at the Western Wall - I Felt the Giving Hand of Yad Sarah"

In the photo: Aliza Lax and the group of Holocaust survivors at their belated Bar & Bat Mitzvah celebration at the Western Wall

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

Rachel Geffen, a Former Officer in the Israeli Police Force, Brings Her Considerable Talents to Yad Sarah

Modi'in branch director Eli Rosenberg writes about a very special volunteer

"We Give the Survivors Our Heart"

And an impressive array of services - and, of course, a summer party that brings a smile to the faces of the guests. * Yad Sarah's Malka Malat Yahalom speaks with the director of the Holocaust Survivors Department, Edna Heisherik, and her dedicated volunteer team

Deaf Children Learn to Listen and to Speak in AV Israel’s New Home at Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem

By Elaine Matlow, Executive Director Tal-El. A V Israel pioneered a method for integrating children with hearing disabilities into mainstream educational programs and now operates from Yad Sarah House in Jerusalem. "Here we feel positive energy and we feel at home."

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

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.

Yad Sarah Gives Panic Buttons to Holocaust Survivors


AACI Learns about Yad Sarah

English-speaking immigrants enjoy a very informative visit to Yad Sarah's service center in Be'er Sheva * Exhibition and Guidance Center national director Dvora Roitman reports*

Israel’s Yad Sarah Has Prescription for U.S. Health Care System

In an opinion piece in the online Jewish Journal, Friends of Yad Sarah Executive Director Adele Goldberg explains how the successful Yad Sarah model may offer some creative solutions to the floundering U.S. health care system

Helmsley Charitable Trust Grants Help Yad Sarah Expand in Periphery

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich THE JERUSALEM POST

The Camera That Enables Rami to See and to Work

Haim Shibi with Rami Laskali, a car salesman whose sight became impaired gradually. However, thanks to a sophisticated camera that improves impaired vision, received from the Equal Opportunity Employment Service, he is now working and is grateful to the service and Yad Sarah for turning his life around

Demand for Yad Sarah's Services Rises

The Jerusalem Post's Judy Seigel-Itzkovich reviews the year 5776 at Israel's leading volunteer organization

Frenkel Emergency Medical Center

First in Israel: Emergency Medical Center Staffed by Specialists

The Frenkel Emergency Medical Center Opens in Jerusalem

Succot trip

Moments of Pure Joy on a Rainy Fall Day

It is Chol HaMoed Succot and the first rainy day of the fall season is upon us. Yad Sarah's unique program that facilitates day trips for people in wheelchairs is in full swing despite the wet weather. This group, a joint venture of "Mangishei Derech," (literally making accessible travel possible) and Yad Sarah, is embarking on a magical journey in the footsteps of the pilgrims to Jerusalem. Part of a series of trips for people in wheelchairs that promotes accessibility to tourist sites throughout Israel, the group is traveling in YadSaraVans, specially outfitted to carry people confined to wheelchairs. The dedicated drivers and devoted guides join together to create an opportunity for people with disabilities to tour the country despite the difficulties.

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.


How Do You Say Yad Sarah in Chinese?

Foreign journalists react to a different face of Israeli society- the culture of giving at Yad Sarah. * In the photo: Yad Sarah Director-General Moshe Cohen greets the visitors


Ashdod: A Little Branch That Does Big Things

Doing defines the Ashdod branch of Yad Sarah. *Report by Yad Sarah volunteer Michal Boney* In the photo: Branch director Hanna Gontov (second from right) with a group of her volunteers

Be'er Sheva: Yad Sarah is Awarded the Mayor's Shield for Outstanding Volunteer Organization

Another proof of the intensive involvement of Yad Sarah in the community enhancing the quality of life for so many * Michael Benson, director of Yad Sarah's Be'er Sheva branch, accepted the Shield at a festive event * Photography: Volunteer Stefan Radokano

Day Rehabilitation Center

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

Emergency Alarm Center

The New Emergency Alarm Response System is for Everyone

Yad Sarah's Emergency Alarm Response System is not just for seniors or those living alone. Volunteer Shelly Wolf visits the Emergency Call Center and interviews director Nahum Gitman to find out who else can benefit from its newest state of the art system

Dental Clinic

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.

Misc Services

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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