It is well known that for foreign citizens to be eligible for health insurance through Bituach Leumi, they must endure a 183-day waiting period that always started from the day they obtained their … [Read more...] about Bituach Leumi Policy Change: Counting Your 183 Days
Chaim V'Chessed News
The past year has seen tremendous growth for Chaim V'Chessed. We've been able to help thousands of English speakers in tens of thousands of situations. Our staff has grown, and so have our services. … [Read more...] about Hospitality Room in Shaare Zedek’s ER
We like to assume that by Chanukah, children should be settling into school, well on their way to achieving social and academic success. But some children are still not settled. Some children have not … [Read more...] about Settling Into the New School Year
With the petirah of Rabbi Mendel Freedman, zt"l, father of Chaim V'Chessed's Rabbi Paysach Freedman, klal Yisrael has lost an extraordinary mechanech and lifelong baal chessed. May the family share … [Read more...] about Noted in Sorrow
It would be nice if all crises erupted neatly between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. But things don't always play out that way. That's why Chaim V'Chessed's emergency notification system operates 24 hours a … [Read more...] about What Goes On Behind Closed Doors?
This summer has been a busy one at Chaim V'Chessed! Our Special Education department has been preparing parents for the upcoming school year. In the Medical department, we have been assisting … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Summer
Just a little over two years ago, Chaim V'Chessed was only a brainstorm. Rabbanim and askanim dreamed of an organization that could connect English speakers with help in every aspect of life. It was a … [Read more...] about Two Years, 15,000 Cases
At a wide-ranging meeting with MK Yaakov Asher (left), Rabbi Paysach Freedman brought up numerous bureaucratic concerns relating to foreign citizens living in Israel. MK Asher was eager to help, and … [Read more...] about The Knesset, June 2017
Effective immediately, the Interior Ministry on Shlomzion Hamalka Street is issuing visas without appointments between 8 am-9 am only. Additionally, the Interior Ministry in Jerusalem's Har Choma … [Read more...] about Jerusalem Visa Department Hours Update
One and a half years ago, we celebrated a Chaim V'Chessed milestone: completing our 1,000th case. Today we celebrate reaching that number again - this time in a single month! … [Read more...] about Breaking 1,000!
It's been less than two years since Chaim V'Chessed has opened its doors, and already we have handled nearly 10,000 cases. This once-a-year fundraising campaign will enable us to keep doing our … [Read more...] about Help Us … Help Others! Pesach to Shavuos Campaign
When the English-speaking community has a need, Chaim V'Chessed aims to fill it. That's how Info-On-Demand was born. Call our 072-CHESSED hotline, press pound, and you'll hear all about it. … [Read more...] about Info-On-Demand: Info You Need, When You Need It!