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Yad LaKashish

Rehov Shitvei Israel 14, Jerusalem 9195000, Israel
+972 2-628-7829
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An inspiring and heartwarming experience

I was moved to tears after touring this fantastic workshop. The poor, mostly immigrant elders who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meggymomma
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Baltimore, Maryland
Nice gift shop in the heart of Jerusalem - for a good cause

We just visited the gift shop of Yad Lakashish to buy a Talit. I had seen one last week and was... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Steve P
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Edison, New Jersey
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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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  • Very good8%
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“gift shop” (8 reviews)
“non profit” (3 reviews)
“dental care” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rehov Shitvei Israel 14, Jerusalem 9195000, Israel
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+972 2-628-7829
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"dignity"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 March 5, 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

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Reviewed December 21, 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 August 8, 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 July 22, 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
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Reviewed July 10, 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
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Reviewed June 9, 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

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Reviewed May 28, 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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Reviewed March 12, 2017

The dignity and care for these elderly is amazing. Their craftsmanship displayed in the gift shop is beautiful The institution is headed by a thoughtful, wonderful visionary - Nava Ein-Mor -- who does so much with very little. The diverse poputlation (from many cultures, countries...More

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

Dear EricaJoe G, Thanks so much for your review of Yad LaKashish! We are so appreciative of your longstanding friendship and support. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes.

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Life line for the old has the most unusual crafts and jewelry made by local artists at fantastic prices. I have never seen such an array of unusual items

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

Dear 22jerry36, Thanks so much for your review of Yad LaKashish! We're so glad you were impressed by the crafts made by our elderly artisans. We hope to see you again soon! Best wishes.

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