Chessed


Emergency Bone Marrow Drive to Help 2-year-old Child

In response to a life-threatening situation facing a 2-year-old child, several major chessed organizations, in collaboration with over a dozen Bikur Cholims, will be conducting an emergency bone marrow drive…

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Shaare Tzedek Gets $5M for Trauma Research

Besides being one of the main hospitals serving Yerushalayim, Shaare Tzedek hospital will take on a new role – that of a Level One Trauma Center to treat strokes and…

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Israeli Study: Chareidim Biggest Tzedakah Givers

The average chareidi household in Israel donates NIS 457 per month to various tzedakah and chessed causes, a new study shows. That figure was more than double the average NIS…

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Study: Chareidim Tops in Israel for Chessed Work

New numbers from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) indicate that chareidi and religious Jews donate significantly more of their time in volunteer work than do secular Jews. The CBS…

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Olam Haba… In This World

Delivered by Rav Zev Smith on Chol Hamoed Pesach 5775 in the Stoliner Beis Medrash The Gemara Taanis (22a) relates a story: Reb Beroka met Eliyahu Hanavi in the marketplace…

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Multitudes Flock to Meron

Throughout Wednesday, huge crowds continued to arrive at Meron for the celebration of Lag BaOmer, for the davening, singing, dancing and performing chalakos. As tens of thousands departed the site…

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Reb Mendel Beer, z”l

Reb Mendel Beer, z”l, a noted askan and baal chessed who served for decades as gabbai of the Kopyzynitzer beis medrash, was niftar after a protracted illness. He was 79.…

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Food Bank of NYC Kicks off Pesach Relief Campaign

A delegation of Orthodox organizations received a tour of Food Bank of New York City’s massive distribution center in advance of the citywide charity’s distribution of 500,000 free kosher-for-Pesach meals…

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