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National Russian Shabbaton

27/05/2021 - 16 Sivan 5781

Over 1200 participants joined the 12th National Russian (virtual) Shabbaton which took place on May 23. Eighteen hours filled with inspirational lectures, musical entertainment, interactive question and answer session and more. Sponsored by Chamah and LYO; this dynamic event was free of charge.

Veterans to Celebrate Victory Day

05/05/2021 - 23 Iyar 5781

Russian Seniors Enjoy Outdoor Trip

03/05/2021 - 21 Iyar 5781

Russian seniors were excited to attend the educational and enjoyable outdoor excursion last week. They visited historical sites of the southern coastal region of Israel, enjoyed a beautiful lunch on the pastural grounds of "Kibbutz Negba". The talented tour guide treated the group to a song session, playing his accordion to Russian folk tunes and popular Israeli songs of yesteryear.

Chamah Builds New Day Care Center for Children in Kiryat Malachi

21/04/2021 - 9 Iyar 5781

A new day care center for children is being built adding to the chain of Chamah Day Care Centers already in service. Supervised by the Israeli Ministry of Labor and Department of Welfare, the day care centers provides nurturing care for young children enabling their parents to work. As we have reached maximum capacity, this new day care center will accommodate the many children who are on our waiting list.

Pesach Food Packages

07/04/2021 - 25 Nissan 5781

Chamah provided over 10,000 Pesach food packages to elderly, vulnerable people and families in Israel, Russia and New York. The food box contained wine, chickens, fish, eggs, dry goods, dairy products, canned products, vegetables, fruits and more. In Russia, as our beneficiaries are ages 75 and up , they received the food boxes home delivered. In Israel and New York a special drive-in center was set up to accommodate the logistics of the operation. Chamah also distributed special Pesach kits comprised of the Seder night platter and materials for an at-home Seder night experience. Chamah thanks its sponsors, partners and friends who helped to make this program possible.

Bar Mitzvah Celebration at the Kotel

07/04/2021 - 25 Nissan 5781

Chamah arranged a beautiful Bar Mitzvah occasion for Olim from the Caucasus region. The program included a tour of the Old City in Jerusalem and the emotional ceremony of donning tefillin at the Kotel. Parents, relatives and of course the Bar Mitzvah boys thoroughly enjoyed the event!

Model Seder Night held in Kiryat Malachi for Russian Speakers

24/03/2021 - 11 Nissan 5781

The story of our Exodus is especially meaningful as many remember their lives in the Soviet Union under the oppression of the ruthless Stalin regime.

Chanukah celebrated at Kiryat Malachi

04/01/2021 - 20 Tevet 5781

Veterans and Seniors greatly enjoyed the delightful Chanukah celebration. The program included kindling of the menorah, festive meal with traditional "sufganiyot" entertainment, singing and dancing!

Food Distribution

15/12/2020 - 29 Kislev 5781

Needy families in Kiryat Malachi receive weekly food boxes distributed by Chamah

Chanukah Celebration at the Chamah Center , Moscow

15/12/2020 - 29 Kislev 5781

Participants enjoyed the Chanukah party including kindling of the Menorah and crafts.

Chanukah Celebration in Moscow for women

15/12/2020 - 29 Kislev 5781

An inspirational evening was held for women at the Chamah Center in Moscow in honor of Chanukah

Emergency Response Packages

21/09/2020 - 3 Tishrei 5781

The mission of Chamah in providing humanitarian aid takes on a new meaning during the Covid19 pandemic on how to serve the vulnerable population who rely on our help. Chamah met that need by distributing thousands of care packages to help brighten the New Year. With the help of the IFCJ; Chamah distributed emergency response packages to frail and ill seniors in Russia. In addition, Chamah distributed food packages to needy families in Israel.

Chamah helps to ease the hardships caused by Covid19

26/07/2020 - 5 Av 5780

Chamah intensifies its humanitarian efforts in Israel by delivering food packages to needy families. As many cities are under lockdown due to high rate of infection, Chamah also distributed toys helping to make the children happy.

Together with the IFCJ, Chamah gives hope and dignity to needy elderly in Russia

23/07/2020 - 2 Av 5780

With the generous support of the IFCJ, Chamah continues to provide humanitarian assistance to needy elderly in Russia. With the novel coronavirus pandemic ongoing, and ensuring the safety and health of the seniors, Chamah mobilized its programs to at-home care and services home delivering nutritious meals, household products, medicines, personal hygiene items, protective equipment and more.

Coronavirus Relief Efforts

17/06/2020 - 25 Sivan 5780

In addition to the horrific loss of life, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating financial impact on millions of impoverished, elderly, and large families who are already struggling daily to feed themselves and their families. As the days and weeks pass, those who were out of work were falling deeper and deeper into despair. Chamah has responded to the heart wrenching pleas for help, including from many people who never dreamt of needing help before.

Food Package Distribution in Honor of Shavuot

04/06/2020 - 12 Sivan 5780

Chamah International delivered thousands of food packages in honor of the Shavuot holiday. The parcels included delicious dairy products as is customary to eat on the festival. Needy children and families were delighted to receive the package!

Chamah Remembers Victory Day

10/05/2020 - 16 Iyar 5780

Although Covid-19 continues to surge throughout Russia and pose serious risks worldwide, Chamah International honors the ninth of May, the holiday that commemorates the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945. Chamah delivered thousands of food packages and nutritious meals to needy elderly in Moscow, Israel and the New York.

Children at the CCCD continue to get assistance during the novel coronavirus pandemic

10/05/2020 - 16 Iyar 5780

A team of psychologists and therapists communicate with special children from the Chamah Child Development Center through Zoom application. Discussions related to the coronavirus crisis and online art therapy classes have helped children express and manage their feelings about the pandemic

Chamah proceeds in assisting elderly and needy amidst coronavirus

30/04/2020 - 6 Iyar 5780

As Covid-19 poses a serious health threat, social distancing is crucial in preventing the spread of the disease. Chamah continues to provide needy and elderly with nutritional support. Hundreds of freshly-cooked wholesome meals and food packages are delivered daily to the homes of the elderly and needy in Moscow and Israel. Health measures are adhered to protecting both employees and beneficiaries. Chamah wishes the best of health to all!

Chamah International Delivers Kimcha D'Pischa Food Packages

19/04/2020 - 25 Nissan 5780

Chamah International delivered over 10,000 "Kimcha D'Pischa" food packages to needy families and elderly in Moscow, Israel and New York. As the novel coronavirus continues to pose a great threat, the distribution entailed a thoroughly planned logistic operation for home delivery. The parcels included chicken, wine, grape juice, vegetables, fruits, matzot and other essentials for the Pesach holiday. It was truly heartwarming to see dedicated volunteers transport and deliver the packages bringing joy and hope to its recipients.

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