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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

    Learn More

LEKET ISRAEL: A
JOURNEY OF GIVING

Leket Israel is the largest food bank in Israel, and has been a leader and an expert in food rescue nationwide since 2003. The organization sources, collects and redistributes fresh produce, which would otherwise be considered waste. This is done in an effort to aid the quarter of the country’s population that lives below the poverty line.

 

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LEKET:
MEANS TO GLEAN

Leket Israel Follows an Ancient Biblical Commandment which calls for farmers to leave any food which falls from the tree so the poor of israel can come and eat them for free. The word "Leket" means to Glean, we glean the fields across israel and get the food to those who need it most.

CHANGING LIVES

" If it wasn't for places like the soup kitchen and organizations like Leket Israel, I would be eating out of garbage pails."

- YITZHAK

WHAT OTHERS
ARE SAYING     Cheryl pic.png

“As Israel wrestles with the
highest poverty rates among
developed nations, the work of
Leket Israel in rescuing and distributing
food is a lifesaving endeavour that I highly
applaud.”

CHERYL WEBER, HOST, 100 HUNTLEY STREET TV

News Stories

Joseph Gitler Honored with Prestigious Yigal Alon Prize

Leket Israel’s Founder and Chairman Joseph Gitler was named to the prestigious award for his significant impact in the campaign against hunger in Israel. Read More

US envoy Dan Shapiro visits Leket Israel’s rebuilt facility

The facility was rebuilt after a fire in August of last year caused extensive damage to the building and to the food and equipment stored at the center. Read More

Spotlight on Service: Rachel and Miriams' Story

“I love eating here because of the social atmosphere and environment. Without it I would be very lonely and depressed. I am truly satisfied here.” Read More

Reflection: Three Reasons Christians Should Stand with Israel Today

The Salvation of Christians is just one phase in God's Plan for humanity, a plan which began with His Covenant relationship with the Jewish People. Read More

Leket Israel by the numbers

195

NON PROFIT PARTNERS

175,000

ISRAELIS FED WEEKLY

30,000,00

POUNDS OF FOOD GLEANED

57,000

VOLUNTEERS