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
To Rabbi Paysach Freedman, I am writing this small note to say a VERY big thank you for arranging an appointment at the hospital 6 weeks in front of my original appointment. I am now going to … [Read more...] about Thank You for Speeding Up My Recovery
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!
I have been raising my family in Eretz Yisroel for 17 years, and I’ve had several of my children evaluated for all sorts of therapies – OT, PT, speech, you name it. When I was told my four-year-old … [Read more...] about Breaking Down Brick Walls: A Mother Speaks