18 2020

Discussion with Joseph Gitler of Leket Israel

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

Congregation Agudat Achim 2117 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12309
(518) 393-9211 admin@agudatachim.org

Contact Josh Cooper-Ginsburg
(518) 393-9211

Save the Date, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. ET for a Zoom conversation with Joseph Gitler, founder of Leket Israel, the leading food rescue organization in Israel. Gitler, a New Yorker who immigrated to Israel in 2000, started this operation in 2003 as as a one-man volunteer, to respond to the growing hunger and poverty in Israel while recognizing the significant waste in the food industry. Today, Leket supplies surplus food and nutritional support to over 200 nonprofit organizations serving more than 175,000 people in Israel weekly. Joseph is the recipient of several awards, including the coveted Presidential Award for Volunteerism from former President Shimon Peres.

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