Christian Friends of Leket Israel

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Lessons from Feeding the Five Thousand Part 1

Why is this the only miracle mentioned in all four gospels? We can never know for sure, but I see some reasons you may never have considered. I want to share with you some insights I feel will draw you closer to our Jewish roots, give you a greater sense that God is always with

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How to fight the pernicious idea of Replacement Theology

There is a theology that wants to distance us from Jesus, see God as a Promise Breaking God, and blind us to the greatest Miracle God is performing in the world today. It is the toxic, unbiblical, ideology known as “Replacement Theology”. Here are it’s claims, God’s words are not meant literally, but allegorically God

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Leket Ambassadors

 For the past 19 years, Leket Israel has been working with farmers, hotels, corporate cafeterias, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) army bases, and other food donors, to rescue nutritious cooked food to benefit those who need it most. Additionally, with the help of licensed dietitians, Leket Israel provides nutrition education workshops to vulnerable populations to teach

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The First Social Supermarket in Nahariya

In March, Leket Israel, in cooperation with the City of Nahariya and the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, opened the first ever social supermarket in Nahariya (northern Israel). Social supermarkets, which are already popular in countries like the United Kingdom, the United States, and Europe, are a new phenomenon in Israel. The supermarket is

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A New Year and a New Unique Holiday Project

Following two years of Covid-19, many Israelis have unfortunately joined the circle of poverty, unable to provide basic necessities for their families. Compounded by the impact of the war in Ukraine and the farmers being unable to export their produce and the rising cost of living, many Israelis found it difficult to make ends meet

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Nourishing Soups that Warm the Body and the Heart

A hot soup in the winter does more than just fill an empty stomach; it also offers comfort and nourishment. Leket Israel’s soup initiative demonstrates a desire to go beyond providing a daily hot meal. In partnership with caterer Mevushelet, Leket Israel is preparing fresh soups from surplus produce rescued from farms and packing houses

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2022 in Review

Dear Friends, I am honored to share Leket Israel’s 2022 Annual Report with you. While Leket Israel is most well-known for its food rescue operations, there are several other projects that the organization has created to assist vulnerable populations in Israel. Whether it is finding new solutions for surplus produce, partnering with municipalities, making holidays

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