Fighting Hunger in Israel In a Pandemic


August 16, 2020    
8:00 pm

Event Type

HHBJC Community Lifelong Learning Presents

“Fighting Hunger in Israel in a Pandemic:
The Heroic Work of Leket”

with Joseph Gitler
Founder and Chairman of Leket Israel,
the National Food Bank

Joseph Gitler is a graduate of Yeshiva University and Fordham University Law School. 

After making aliyah in 2000, he worked for three years as Director of International Sales & Development for a family software business. 

He founded Leket Israel  in 2003 after witnessing significant food wastage in Israel at a time of rising poverty.

Joseph’s vision and steady hand have led the organization from a simple, one-man operation to Israel’s largest food rescue organization.