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Loving Home for Holocaust Survivors

I never expected to be able to live the rest of my life in a warm and caring home like this.

- Lia Schlack, resident since 2011


Time is the only gift our elderly still have. It is our call to help them to live every day of their lives with dignity and comfort.

- Shimon Sabag, Founder

Food for Needy

No one ever again shall think of what to put on the table

- Anonymous donor

Holocaust Museum

A visit to museum has an enormous impact on educating young generation about the past and to honour the survivors.

- Claudia Sophia-Weinberg, Director

About us

Yad Ezer L'Haver (Hebrew: "Helping Hand to a Friend" ) started as a small soup kitchen in 1991 by Shimon Sabag and his mother - Roza, the only member of her family to survive the Holocaust. Today it has evolved into a secure, welcoming home for more than 100 Holocaust survivors. Lately organization expanded its program towards helping low-income families and children at risk to meet the increasing demand for social assistance and community help for the residents of the northern areas of Israel.

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