Senior Citizens

News for Senior Citizens

Labor Ministry to install distress sensors in homes of childless seniors

Labor Ministry to install distress sensors in homes of childless seniors

Elderly Israelis to receive distress sensors at negligible price, Labor and Welfare Ministry announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 15:43
Jewish businessman distributing free meals to elderly citizens

Jewish businessman distributing free meals to elderly citizens

Russian-Jewish businessman donates 3,000 meals daily to senior citizens under lockdown.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 08/04/2020 07:24
New hotline answers questions about senior citizens and coronavirus

New hotline answers questions about senior citizens and coronavirus

Over 100 calls a day are made to Be’er Emunah’s hotline for dilemmas concerning senior citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2020 15:59
IDF and defense establishment take responsibility for elderly population care

IDF and defense establishment take responsibility for elderly population care

IDF to map elderly population and needs, increase awareness; Minister Naftali Bennett: 'We'll rise to the challenge.'Mordechai Sones, 24/03/2020 16:47
Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

New statistics paint positive picture of how Israeli seniors fare: Most are happy, financially independent, and in good health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 16:11
Golden age aliya to Israel - like Abraham and Sarah

Golden age aliya to Israel - like Abraham and Sarah

A new Birthright program that has older people – grandparents – moving to Israel, pulling their kids and grandkids there. Ariel Natan Pasko, 23/10/2018 12:10
Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Percentage of senior citizens rises, statistics show most senior are happy with their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2018 17:45
In love with the Bible

In love with the Bible

Seniors' Bible Contest participants share their memories of learning Bible and explain why they joined the competition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2017 11:20
 Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

Rabbi Zecharia Barashi, reportedly oldest person in Israel, passes away at 117 in Jerusalem.Yoel Domb, 06/03/2017 17:43
State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira asks for public responses regarding the subject of state treatment of disabled senior citizens.Reut Hadar, 14/12/2016 16:13
Elderly man in Bat Yam nearly dies of hypothermia

Elderly man in Bat Yam nearly dies of hypothermia

85-year-old man found unconscious in his apartment rushed by MDA medics to Wolfson Hospital in Holon.Orli Harari, 27/01/2016 20:34
New Program 'Deepens' Public's Ties with Samaria

New Program 'Deepens' Public's Ties with Samaria

Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel planning tours for senior citizens in Israel's Biblical heartland.Reut Hadar, 19/08/2015 10:49
Dudu Fisher Performs For and With Senior Citizens

Dudu Fisher Performs For and With Senior Citizens

World-renowned singer gives special performance at Jerusalem retirement home, interviews with Arutz Sheva.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 31/12/2013 00:43
Yad Sarah Presents: Gadgets for the Elderly

Yad Sarah Presents: Gadgets for the Elderly

The Yad Sarah mobile trailer offers seniors helpful advice and presents useful equipment for their safety and convenience.Arutz Sheva, 16/10/2013 19:48
Home Front Soldiers Devote Day to Seniors

Home Front Soldiers Devote Day to Seniors

130 soldiers volunteer for a morning of talk, manicure, Facebook and play in the Sephardic Old Age Home in Haifa.Gil Ronen, 05/03/2013 13:36
Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Dialogue with Time leads participants to relate differently to the elderly and old age.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 19/08/2012 19:31
Senior Citizens Program Launched in Gush Etzion

Senior Citizens Program Launched in Gush Etzion

The biggest strategic plan for improving the quality of life of senior citizens in Israel was launched this week in Gush Etzion.Elad Benari, 20/07/2012 06:46