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?
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.
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!
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reinstated a plan to require all arrivals from abroad to be quarantined in a hotel for 14 days, a day after it was revealed that a similar plan had been … [Read more...] about Netanyahu orders all arrivals to quarantine in hotels
The government has added numerous new stringencies to the lockdown in Israel, in order help limit the spread of Coronavirus . The new rules will take effect at 12:00 AM on April 1. The new … [Read more...] about Newest Restrictions: March 31
Relief Resources will host an Educational Teleconference given by Dr. Lori Evans, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Health. The conference … [Read more...] about Teleconference: Practical Parenting Tools
In response to the Coronavirus epidemic, the Community Counseling Center is offering a supportive hotline for members of the English speaking community in Israel. … [Read more...] about Mental Health Support Helpline