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Yad LaKashish

14 Shitvei Israel, Jerusalem 91000, Israel
+972 2-628-7829
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TAKING CARE OF ELDERLY POPULATION

Anon profit volunteer facility taking care of elderly poor population, mainly new comers serving... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
airport2015
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Jerusalem, Israel
Great local gift shop for a wonderfl cause

Based on a friend's recommendation, we visited this gift shop and were in awe of the locally made... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
ejn
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indiana
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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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“gift shop” (7 reviews)
“non profit” (3 reviews)
“worthy cause” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00
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14 Shitvei Israel, Jerusalem 91000, Israel
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+972 2-628-7829
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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

Thank airport2015
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

Thank Karyn B
Reviewed 12 March 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
Reviewed 1 March 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

Thank 22jerry36
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I have gone here for years and still find it to be one of the most special places in Jerusalem. If you are with a group, you are welcomed in to watch elderly people working with metals, neddlework, the bookbindery. The quality of craftsmanship is...More

Thank Betsy T
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Excellent concept store that assists elderly artisans with financial support and a free hot lunch. There is a large variety of handmade items to choose from. I recommend visiting here to purchase souvenirs for home. They have some adorable handmade dolls and animals for children...More

1  Thank Ann C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a jewel in Jerusalem in a different way. This organization is giving low income elder immigrants a purpose in life , an income with dignity and respect while providing a beautiful and artistic product for folks to take home as a souvenir of...More

Thank MWF626
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