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
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