Christian Friends of Leket Israel

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Sukkot: How does a hut demonstrate God’s faithfulness?

Diving into the rich mosaic of Jewish festivals, Sukkot presents itself not just as a season of gratitude but also as a profound bridge, linking the histories of both Christians and Jews. If you’ve ever sought to explore the deeper biblical ties between Christianity and its Jewish roots, understanding Sukkot offers a beautiful and enlightening

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Iris’ story: A Single Mom uplifted by Leket Israel

I’m Iris, I am 49 and a single mother to 9 children. I work in a nursery school for children. We’re a one income family. I met Roni from Bet Nehriya and he introduced me to Leket Israel. I’ve had a difficult life and I thank God that I was able to get to where

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Leket – The Commandment Which Saved Ruth and Naomi

I want to share with you a powerful, moving story from the Book of Ruth. It’s a story about a beautiful biblical commandment, Leket, that changed the lives of two women, Ruth and Naomi, and whose legacy continues to impact lives through the work of Leket Israel today. Imagine for a moment, you’re walking through

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How to Pray for Israel like Ruth

God’s word has so many fascinating and inspiring layers of meaning doesn’t it? I am rereading the Book of Ruth and each time I read it I am rewarded with a fresh insight. That’s the wonderful thing about the Bible, we can come back to it again and again and each time God will find

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William Hechler: The Pastor who helped found Israel

How much love can one Christian have for Israel? I believe God calls each of us to support the Jewish people. I believe that we live in a time when our support is vital to the survival of the Jewish state. An inspiring example of this love is the Reverend William Hechler. When the Father

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The Problem of Food Waste in Israel

1 in 3 Israeli youth go hungry while almost 2.5 million tonnes of food are wasted. That’s almost 35% of all the good, nutritious food farmed in Israel. That’s $1,150.00 of wasted food per household. Leket Israel: The National Food Bank’s president Gidi Kroch has said, “The worsening problem of food waste and insecurity has

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How to cut down on food waste

We spend so much on food, but end up throwing a lot of it out. Let’s talk about getting the most out of every dollar at the grocery store. Keep a log of what is thrown out Before you can change your food waste habit, you need to become aware of it. Keep a log

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The Shocking Reality of Child Hunger in Israel

One in Three Israeli Children Go to Bed Hungry According to the National Insurance Institute 800,000 Israeli children and teens go to school hungry, that is one third of the younger generation (Jerusalem Post). 53% of the children in Jerusalem go to bed hungry (Jewish Food Hero). The situation is bleak, “Some head to school

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Jesus and the Tallit

Judaism: A Fringe Religion How were Jesus’ values apparent in His clothing? Many of us have an incorrect image of Jesus like this in our mind, By Heinrich Hofmann – "Christ And The Rich Young Ruler" public domain picture, Public Domain, But in reality He would have looked much more like this, The blue striped

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2021 Summary Report

Greetings from the Founder Dear Friends,   I am delighted to share with you Leket Israel’s 2021 Annual Report.  This Report highlights Leket’s accomplishments in 2021 as well as shares its milestones from the past 18 years.  We are truly grateful for your ongoing support. Together, we can continue to provide fresh rescued food to those who need

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