אל תשליכני לעת זקנה ככלות כחי אל תעזבני" - תהלים עא:ט"
“Do not cast me off in old age; when my strength fails, do not forsake me!" - Psalms 71:9
Yad LaKashish: Lifeline for the Old gives more than 300 of Jerusalem's needy elderly and disabled a sense of purpose and self-worth through creative work opportunities, essential support services and a warm community environment.
Yad LaKashish empowers the elderly and disabled poor of Jerusalem to become contributing members of Israeli society through training and work opportunities in handicrafts.
- Financial Aid and Support Services
Yad LaKashish provides crucial services that help the elderly and disabled poor to maintain their independence while at the same time recognizing their legitimate needs for financial aid and support services.
- Intergenerational Connections
Yad LaKashish raises awareness about the opportunities for engaging the elderly and disabled in society through inter-generational connections made with the thousands of visitors and volunteers who return to their communities across the globe as advocates for the aged.