Chaim V’Chessed exists to help English-speakers get past the language barrier and cultural differences while living in Israel.
To ensure you can navigate the system as well as your Israeli neighbors.
The Chaim VChessed Story
“People say that we have to change the system, and when I was young and naive, I thought that I could do that…”
Rabbi Paysach Freedman, CEO
But after living in Israel for 19 years, Rabbi Freedman realized that nothing was changing in a hurry. The confusing policies, the sabra mentality, the complicated systems… were all things English-speakers would have to learn to work with.
And so Rabbi Freedman set out to acquire the knowledge, experience and connections necessary to open doors in Israel.
Just 6 years later, Chaim V’Chessed’s growing team of 21 knowledgeable advocates, liaisons, researchers and advisors help over 4,000 people each month.
Working with the system – not against it.
Chaim V’Chessed’s approach is to work with the system – rather than fight it – to get you what you need.
Now you can successfully navigate the confusing systems and ever-changing policies with:
First-hand connections to officials at every level
Fast-track access to updates and changes
An information bank spanning every department and process you may encounter
“It’s such a relief to know that there is an organisation that sticks up for the chutsnikim. I lived in Israel for 25 years, having a hard time with bureaucracy or getting the help I needed. We don’t feel alone now, knowing that there is who to turn to.”
“As an American living in Eretz Yisroel for almost 15 years, I nodded in recognition as I read an article about Chaim V’Chessed. Like most Anglos living here, we’ve benefited immeasurably from Chaim V’Chessed’s services — the bureaucratic assistance, the therapy referrals and the online articles that serve as a Dummies’ Guide to surviving Misrad Hapnim. But two years ago, when my son was born with a condition that would necessitate surgery during his infancy, I gained a new appreciation for what you do.”