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Chamah Otradnoye Inaugurates New Mikveh

27/06/2012 - 7 Tammuz 5772

The Chamah Jewish Community Center Otradnoye is proud to inaugurate its brand new beautiful Mikveh – ritual pool. Attending the opening ceremony was Chief Rabbi to Russia Rabbi Beryl Lazar, government officials, Head Rabbi of Otradnoye Rabbi David Karpov and many prominent guests.

Chamah Kiryat Malachi Institutes Cultural Center for the Elderly

10/06/2012 - 20 Sivan 5772

Chamah Kiryat Malachi is proud to inaugurate its Cultural Center for the Russian speaking population. The Cultural Center offers its members a place to get together, utilize the computers, library, coffee/tea corner, all in a warm atmosphere. Gym classes are also held on a weekly basis.

Miami Mega Mission to Israel

29/04/2012 - 7 Iyar 5772

Chamah warmly welcomed representatives from the Miami Mega Mission to Israel at Mofet School. In collaboration with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Chamah supports a nutrition initiative for children learning at the Mofet School.

Seder Nights with Chamah Moscow

16/04/2012 - 24 Nissan 5772

Chamah celebrated Seder Nights with the elderly at its various establishments. The elderly were touched by the warm gathering that the Seder Nights hold, rich in traditions and customs.

Matzo Distribution in Moscow

16/04/2012 - 24 Nissan 5772

Thousands of kilos of Matzot were distributed throughout Moscow in a joint effort between Chamah and the IFCJ. Amongst the grateful recipients were the elderly and lonely who Chamah has not forgotten.

Training Course for Special Children at Gan Chamah Moscow

18/03/2012 - 24 Adar 5772

A special training course was given at the Gan Chamah for parents and their children as well as professionals working with special children. The course was enlightening giving helpful insights and practical advice for the unique needs of special children.

Purim Festivity at Chamah Moscow

15/03/2012 - 21 Adar 5772

Chamah beneficiaries enjoyed the Purim celebration! Parents and children dressed up for the joyous holiday. The program included a festive meal, lively entertainment, reading of the "Book of Ester" and of course delicious "Hamentashen".

Weekend to Remember III

26/02/2012 - 3 Adar 5772

Picture Credits by Alexander Gorochov The Shabbaton - "A Weekend to Remember" – in collaboration with Lubavitch Youth Organization, under the leadership of Rabbi Kastel- is over, but the excitement is still fresh, and the impression still lasting. To say it was a success is an understatement; trying to describe the beauty and inspiration with words is nearly impossible.

Alef Publicity Event

19/02/2012 - 26 Shvat 5772

A gala publicity event attracting a large audience of 400 people was held for Alef magazine. Editor in Chief, Larissa Tokar was honored with an award. Local press and media covered the occasion.

Chanukah Celebrations at Chamah Kiryat Malachi

09/01/2012 - 14 Tevet 5772

Warmth and happiness were keenly felt at the Chanukah celebrations held at the Chamah campus in Kiryat Malachi. Russian Olim and their families still marvel at the grand Menorah, a symbol of the Jewish nation bringing light and kindness to all.

Weekend to Remember III

08/01/2012 - 13 Tevet 5772

Upcoming Russian Shabbaton - 3rd Annual President's Day Weekend Retreat

Concert and Dinner Reception

15/12/2011 - 19 Kislev 5772

The 24th annual Chamah benefit dinner took place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan on Thursday evening, December 1st. Hundreds of honorable guests, friends of Chamah, and benefactors attended the triumphant celebration. A number of politicians attended including Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Comptroller of the City of New York John Liu, and New York State Senators Jeffrey Klein and Daniel Squadron, with Senator Squadron giving the keynote address.

Distressing Poverty Report

24/11/2011 - 27 Cheshvan 5772

The recent poverty report in Israel brings forth distressing facts – one out of every fifth Israeli citizen and one out of every third child in Israel are living below the poverty line! This startling reality emphasizes the great necessity for Chamah to continue and increase its efforts of extending humanitarian assistance to children, families and the elderly.

Annual Concert and Dinner Reception

07/11/2011 - 10 Cheshvan 5772

We cordially invite you to join Chamah as we celebrate our 24th Annual Concert and Dinner Reception

Food Packages Distributed to Homes

03/10/2011 - 5 Tishrei 5772

In a joint effort between Chamah and the IFCJ, hundreds of food packages were distributed to the homes of the elderly. The seniors are grateful for the assistance.

Rosh HaShana at Chamah Moscow

03/10/2011 - 5 Tishrei 5772

Rosh HaShana at Chamah Moscow was a very festive event. Elderly and lonely people were warmly welcomed to Chamah happily partaking in the traditional Rosh HaShana customs complete with the special holiday menu.

Chamah Summer Day Camp NY

11/09/2011 - 12 Elul 5771

This summer marked another successful year of the Chamah day camp in New York which serves the Jews of the Greater Brighton Beach area and beyond. The campers enjoyed a 7-week camp filled with an array of exciting activities, fun trips, delicious hot lunches infused with educational and traditional values headed by a dedicated staff . One staff members remarked, "When I saw the tears at the last day of our day camp, I knew we deeply inspired these children and it will last a life time."

Chamah Center for Child Development, Moscow

08/09/2011 - 9 Elul 5771

Moscow Department of Education has granted Chamah permission to conduct a special department for physically and/or mentally challenged children at our Chamah Center for Child Development. They are provided with special medical care and necessary therapy for their continued development. The Center accommodates children primarily from underprivileged backgrounds many of whom use the dormitory facilities.

President of Israel Opens School Year with Mofet School

05/09/2011 - 6 Elul 5771

Pictures credits: Mark Nayman; Yosef Avi Yair Angel President of Israel, Shimon Peres and Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat opened the new scholastic year with Mofet School in which Chamah is active.

Chamah Family Member Wedding Celebration

30/08/2011 - 30 Av 5771

We are happy to announce the wedding of one of the Chamah family members who has been with us from the seminars held at the Chamah campus in Kiryat Malachi.

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