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Beautiful and moving experience!

The sign outside Yad LaKashish is a verse from Psalms 75 which states ‘ Do not forsake me when I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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Close to Machine Yehudah and Terrific Souvenirs to Buy Made by the Elderly Residents

We have gone here 2 or 3 times. It is a terrific place to buy souvenirs that are made in Israel by... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jerusalem, Israel
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Yad LaKashish is a non-profit organization which provides hundreds of Jerusalem's needy elderly with creative work opportunities & crucial support services, helping them to feel part of Israeli society & boosting their sense of purpose & self worth.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sign outside Yad LaKashish is a verse from Psalms 75 which states ‘ Do not forsake me when I grow old, when my strength fails do not abandon me’ . Yad LaKashish has remembered Jerusalem’s elderly and gives them a social, meaningful and creative...More

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Yad_LaKashish, Public Relations Manager at Yad LaKashish, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Yad LaKashish! We're so glad that you and your family had a meaningful and enjoyable experience! We'd love to see you again soon. Best wishes!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have gone here 2 or 3 times. It is a terrific place to buy souvenirs that are made in Israel by the talented elderly people who live and work here. It is a not for profit charity and they have beautiful and affordable creative...More

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Yad_LaKashish, Public Relations Manager at Yad LaKashish, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear wsarah2018, Thank you so much for your review! We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Yad LaKashish and thank you for supporting our Gift Shop. We hope to see you here again soon! Best wishes, Yad LaKashish

Reviewed 11 June 2018

I was moved to tears after touring this fantastic workshop. The poor, mostly immigrant elders who come here daily, have a sense of purpose and socialization. They receive a hot meal and subsidies for transportation and in exchange create beautiful and professional gift items which...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We just visited the gift shop of Yad Lakashish to buy a Talit. I had seen one last week and was referred here. This is a well stocked gift shop that supports the work of the organization, that employs elderly and disabled people who are...More

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Oft neglected seniors have found a home where they are treated with utmost dignity. The highest form of kindness is to give others a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. At Yad L'kashish you will find senior citizens creating magnificent Judaic giftware. They are provided with...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Anon profit volunteer facility taking care of elderly poor population, mainly new comers serving hot food dental care and nursing Providing simple art work Very original and inspiriting

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Based on a friend's recommendation, we visited this gift shop and were in awe of the locally made, fair priced, items. The clerks all knew the artists and could share information about the pieces. We bought Judaica, jewelry, and textiles. Next time we will arrange...More

Thank ejn
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I LOVE Yad LaKashish! It is a non profit that provides a place for immigrant elderly people to come, connect with one another, and learn and create beautiful artistic and wearable/functioning items under the eye of a master artist. They get one meal there (which...More

Thank Terri M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is truly feel-good shopping. You are purchasing quality items AND supporting an important social program. I have been coming here since the early 80s -- and guess what? They never run out of ideas. There is always something new and different to catch my...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nestled in a charming cove, Yad LaKashish is an inspired, holy and brilliant social program. I was moved to tears and want to create one here in the states. The tour and people who work there were delightful. We loved all the beautiful gifts we...More

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