Reb Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz Spreads Joy of Giving Back To The Mir With New...

It’s no secret that the Yeshivos and Kollelim in Eretz Yisrael are under direr straits than ever, due to the new Gezeiros that were...

PHOTOS: Lakewood Turns Out in Force for Chai Lifeline Reception

Fifteen hundred men and women crowded into Bais Faiga Hall earlier this week for an extraordinary demonstration of hakaras hatov to Chai Lifeline, the...

Misaskim Cares Summer Safety Edition Is Released

Misaskim has just released the latest edition of Misaskim Cares – Summer Safety Edition. The magazine was distributed throughout the tri-state area and can...

Mommy, Please Give Me One Smile

It was just another regular day at Project CHAI. Calls were fielded as soon as they came in, information was given, and questions were...

Lev Malka Calls on the Tzibur to Donate Hair for Children

The Lev Malka organization is calling upon the tzibur to donate hair from a child’s chalaka (upsherin) to be used to make wigs for...

PHOTOS: What Occurred Last Week At Misaskim

This week marked an unusual range of activities at Misaskim’s headquarters. In addition to the more than 35 families that were being serviced as...

Project CHAI Helps Broken Community Begin to Heal After Tragic Death

It was a horrific accident. In the blink of an eye, 12-year-old Shoshi Stern lost her life and a family and community were changed...

Chai Lifeline – Project Chai’s Response to the Boston Marathon Bombings

The Talmud refers to Klal Yisroel as “rachmanim bnei rachmanim.” When crises unfortunately strikes, it is literally in our very essence to shield and...

Ichud Hatzalah Completes Preparations for Lag BaOmer

Ichud Hatzalah officials report they have completed preparing for the major Lag B’Omer event which demands significant logistical readiness along with manpower. EMS responders,...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: MBD & Friends, Chai Lifeline Canada Join Forces For Sick Children

The music of Mordechai Ben David inspires millions around the world. But a private performance for the children and families of Chai Lifeline brought...

Misaskim Cares Publishes Latest Edition

Misaskim has just released the latest edition of Misaskim Cares (formerly Gates of Chesed) on Erev Pesach. The magazine was distributed throughout the tri-state...

LCSW: Don’t Be a Victim This Pesach Cleaning Season!

As the Pesach cleaning season shifts into frenetic gear, thousands of women across town rely heavily on cleaning help to tackle the monumental task...

Children Rescued From Arab Villages Participate In Matzah Baking

Some 100 women and children rescued by Yad L'Achim from Arab villages in recent months spent an enchanting, inspiring Shabbos in Yad Binyamin this...

PHOTOS: Massive UJO of Williamsburg Peasch Food Distribution at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Hundreds of cars, and thousands of people lined up for Passover food at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Williamsburg today. The crowds of people,...

UJCare’s ‘SABAINU’ in its 6th year, Distributes Vouchers For Over 200 Tons of Food...

UJCARE, the community relations and advocacy agency, representing communities throughout Willamsburg, Boro Park, Bayswater, Monsey and Kiryas Joel, has secured private and public funding...

PHOTOS: JCC Distributes Grape Juice For Pesach Joy

As part of its effort to serve the community, the Boro Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC) distributed almost 3000 cases of grape juice as...

Sefer Torah Being Written in Memory of R’ Nachman & Raizy Glauber Z”L

Klal Yisroel suffered a terrible catastrophe. On Motzaei Shabbos, 20 Adar, R’ Nachman and his wife Raizy Glauber Z”L, both a tender 21 years of...

Is Your Shaimos Being Treated Like Garbage CH”V?

We all know the scene: A few weeks before Pesach, rental trucks appear, seemingly on every street corner, with the words “Shaimos L’Genizah” emblazoned...

Kiruv Convention Confronts Challenging Questions

Hundreds of kiruv professionals gathered in Stamford, Connecticut recently for the 25th annual convention of AJOP: The Association of Jewish Outreach Programs. For the second...

PHOTOS: Misaskim Hosts NYPD School Security Conference

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Misaskim hosted an NYPD conference for yeshivah and Bais Yaakov school principles and administrators at the Hod V’Hadar hall in...

Special Mention – NYC Medical Examiner’s Office

Misaskim would once again like to make special mention of the incredible sensitivity shown by the NY Medical Examiner’s office towards the Kishik family...

PHOTOS: Ohr Somayach’s Mentors’ Mission Participants Return From Successful Mission To Eretz Yisroel

Davening Mincha with more than one hundred baal habatim and unaffiliated college students in perhaps the oldest semi-existent Bais Haknesses in the world was...

Around The World With Shovavim

Spin the globe and point your finger at any given spot. Chances are there’s a Shovavim program going on somewhere near there. Irgun Shiurai...

Important Winter Driving Tips From Montreal Hatzolah For Those Travelling On I-87

Hatzoloh Montreal would like to inform the public of these important driving safety tips that could save your life when traveling to and from...

Chai Lifeline Retreat Offers Parents Weekend of Professional and Peer Support, Joy, & Growth

The lobby of the Holiday Inn in East Windsor had been transformed from a hotel into a feast of colors and sweets. Pinks, blues,...

Urgent Letter From Achiezer Regarding Hurricane Sandy

Three weeks post-Sandy. Far Rockaway, the Five Towns, Long Beach, Belle Harbor, Bayswater and surrounding Long Island communities are still awash in the agony...

How I Was Affected By The Rocket Attacks & The Need For Flak Jackets...

I’m a resident of Ramat Bet Shemesh and although the war has been going for a week already, we have fortunately not yet had...

A Report From The Emergency Sandy Chesed Fund

The Emergency Sandy Chesed Fund advisory committee says that thanks to your donations through YWN, over $80,000 has already been distributed to 73 families for their...

Torah Umesorah Lauds Mr. & Mrs. Rechnitz for $1M Sandy Relief

Living up to his magnanimous manner, and in yet another gesture of generosity to help Klal Yisrael in its time of need, Mr. and...

HURRICANE SANDY EMERGENCY CHESED FUND UPDATE

The Emergency Sandy Chesed Fund advisory committee says that thanks to your donations through YWN, over $80,000 has already been distributed to 73 families for their...

Calvary Hospital & Yeshiva University Form Collaboration to Serve Orthodox Community

Calvary Hospital and Yeshiva University’s affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) today announced a collaboration to serve the needs of observant Jews in...

Lakewood Moves Quickly to Set Aside $1 Million for Small Business Disaster Relief

Responding to the economic devastation that hit many Lakewood businesses, especially in downtown area, the Lakewood Development Corporation in conjunction with the Lakewood Township...

PHOTOS: Summation of the First Convention in the U.S. of the Dirshu Worldwide Organization...

Thousands of Jews from all over the U.S. converged together this past motzaei Shabbos, Parshas Chayei Sara, to culminate a very inspiring, bonding Shabbos...

Chaverim Launches ‘Gas Gemach’ To Help Community With Growing Gas Crisis

Chaverim is performing a chesed to the community by providing gas to those who need, as follows: 1) Call Chaverim at 718-431-8181 and ask about...

Tonight – Flatbush Community To Have Unique Opportunity To Meet & Hear Hagaon Harav...

People pay thousands of dollars to fly to Eretz Yisroel to merit meeting and basking in the warmth of the venerated Gaon and Rosh...

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