Gleaning In Israel
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Gleaning In Israel

Concerning Stewart Ain’s article, “Feeding Israel’s Have-Nots” (June 4, A N.Y. Minute), we were recently in Israel for a bar mitzvah celebration for my nephew, Menachem Lafazan (front row, left in photo). The chesed project for the trip was to help pick vegetables at the Leket Israel (Table to Table) farm. According to our guide our group of 15 literally picked a ton of onions that day. It was an amazing experience knowing that this food would be on somebody’s table within a few days. Our group ranged in age from 3 to over 70 and we all agreed to try to do this again when we visited Israel.

 

 

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