As a free service to the community, MSG, a private medical services provider, currently processes the Bituach Leumi applications of foreigners who hold an A2 or A4 (not A1) visa. For details or to … [Read more...] about New Bituach Leumi Application Option for Foreigners
Chanukah candles make everything brighter. They bring clarity to darkness. They spread warmth and diminish loneliness. Exactly what Chaim V'Chessed does all year round. This Chanukah, take … [Read more...] about Time to Spread the Light
Municipal elections were held across Israel last week. Chaim V'Chessed was inundated with calls from Anglos seeking information on their eligibility, voting locations, and more. A second round of … [Read more...] about Elections Round Two!
Chaim V'Chessed was contacted by the U.S. Embassy with a request for the U.S. citizens serviced by Chaim V'Chessed. With recent changes to the appointment system, it has become common for passport … [Read more...] about Message from the U.S. Embassy
Dear Chaim V’Chessed, We owe you a lot of hakaras hatov for your help on Sunday night. My daughter was offered a position on Sunday night to go the very next morning to the Ukraine to be a … [Read more...] about Thank You for Our Daughter’s Summer
It's an issue all too common for newcomers to Israel, and particularly for seminary and yeshiva students: might I be an Israeli citizen? And if so, what do I do about it? Chaim V'Chessed has released … [Read more...] about Am I Israeli?
While it is not mandatory to have an appointment before visiting the Arnona discount section at the Jerusalem municipality, it is strongly recommended: coming without an appointment can mean a … [Read more...] about Update: Arnona Appointments
It's always exciting when there is a Chaim V'Chessed breakthrough on the bureaucratic front, and you'll be happy to read about our most recent accomplishment below. But even the most dramatic of … [Read more...] about Hagihon Water Deposit Breakthrough
Fresh starts mean fresh hurdles. The post-Pesach season is ripe for fresh starts, and Chaim V'Chessed is the address for the hurdles that come along with them. From newcomers arriving from halfway … [Read more...] about Spring Forward
Every resident of Israel is responsible to pay Arnona, property tax, to his municipality. Each municipality offers discounts to residents for various reasons. In Jerusalem, the low-income discount for … [Read more...] about Arnona Discounts