Leichtag Foundation Hires Paint Encinitas Founder   Recently updated !

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LEICHTAG FOUNDATION HIRES PAINT ENCINITAS FOUNDER Encinitas, CA – May 19th, 2015 – The Leichtag Foundation announced today the hiring of Jax Meyers, founder of Paint Encinitas, as Communications and Outreach Associate.  “What Jax Meyers has accomplished in one year with Paint Encinitas is inspiring,” said Jim […]

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After natural disasters and displacement there is an increased risk of disease and widespread illness. To prevent outbreaks in our working areas we are promoting healthy living by distributing hygiene supplies and conducting campaigns about the need for tooth brushing and hand washing.

Nepal Relief Efforts Update: A Letter from Tevel B’tzedek

After devastating earthquakes in Nepal, Leichtag Foundation has granted emergency funds to Tevel b’Tzedek and The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) who are on the ground engaged in immediate and long-term relief efforts. We recently received an update from Tevel b’Tzedek. Here is the letter we received: Dear Friends, As one of our key […]


Six Ways to Bring Shmita Consciousness

This week we are reminded of the significance of investing in relationships with our neighbors and the soil. Here are six ways you can build these relationships:   1. Allow the soil to rest. 2. Plant cover crops to build fertility and erosion resistance. 3. Plant native species. 4. Walk or ride […]

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Jerusalem at the Center of Start-up Nation

Jerusalem at the Center of Start-up Nation Written by Andy Kastner Andy Kastner is the Director of Education Leadership and Innovation and is the Program Officer for Jerusalem Renewal at Leichtag Foundation Last week, TIME Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine published the article “5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World.” […]


Tevel b’Tzedek and the JDC engage in immediate relief efforts in Nepal   Recently updated !

After a devastating earthquake in Nepal that has left more than 4,000 people dead, thousands injured, and widespread destruction, Leichtag Foundation has granted emergency funds to Tevel b’Tzedek and The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) who are on the ground engaged in immediate and long-term relief efforts.  Tevel b’Tzedek is currently providing emergency […]

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