UPDATE: As of Wednesday, May 6, the Misrad HaRishui has reopened, (by appointment only). As such, all are urged to convert their foreign licenses if their first year in Israel has concluded. It is … [Read more...] about Driving in Israel with Foreign License- Extended!
Chaim V'Chessed continues to be inundated by calls relating to the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. While the inquiries span the entire gamut of concerns, we have been particularly attentive to issues specific to English speakers. Towards that end, please see the updates below.
The following Q & A about the US Government's Stimulus Package is graciously provided by Pesach Woznica, CPA of PWTax. For further questions or to file your taxes with PWTax, please click … [Read more...] about Stimulus Package Q&A
On Wednesday, April 22, Chaim V’Chessed was pleased to serve the community by providing an enjoyable, live webinar, featuring Dr. Yaakov Freedman, MD, a renowned psychiatrist and columnist, and … [Read more...] about Weathering the Corona Storm- Webinar Replay
Chaim V'Chessed is excited to further serve the community by providing a free, live webinar, featuring Dr. Yaakov Freedman, MD, a renowned psychiatrist and columnist, and Rabbi Paysach Freedman, CEO … [Read more...] about Exciting Webinar!
Foreign citizens are currently barred from entering Israel. Numerous Israeli citizens have non-citizen family members who seek to enter Israel. For example, families in which one spouse is Israeli, … [Read more...] about Relatives of Israeli Citizens Seeking to Enter Israel?
Israelis are required to carry faces masks when venturing outside in accordance with a new Health Ministry directive that came into effect on Sunday morning, April 12. Separately, several Jerusalem … [Read more...] about Neighborhoods Locked Down, Masks Required Outdoors
The Netanyahu government has given Corona grants to all Israeli families. These grants are 500 NIS per child, for up to four children per family. The funds will be directly deposited into the bank … [Read more...] about Corona Payments to Residents of Israel
U.S. citizens living overseas may qualify for the Coronavirus Economic Impact Payment program. Please visit the Internal Revenue Service Coronavirus Tax Relief site for the most up-to-date … [Read more...] about US Citizens: Coronavirus Economic Impact Payment
Relief Resources invites the community to an educational teleconference, tonight, Monday April 6 at 8:15 PM Israel time (1:15 EST). … [Read more...] about Shaken and Alone; Pesach without Grandchildren
Chaim V'Chessed offices will close for Pesach from Monday, April 6. We will reopen on Sunday, April 19. As always, our Emergency Line will be operating. … [Read more...] about Pesach Hours
As of today, foreigners are barred from entering Israel. Having a student visa is NOT sufficient grounds to receive permission to enter Israel. Similarly, the fact that one is a member of Bituach … [Read more...] about If You are Abroad…
The month of March began with Chaim V'Chessed advising on Israeli elections, which were held at the beginning of the month. Immediately after that, Purim took place, with various emergency situations … [Read more...] about What a Month it has been!