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Distribution of Food Packages for Pesach

13/04/2008 - 8 Nissan

Chamah in Israel is distributing food packages to needy families for the upcoming Pesach holiday. The package includes oil, Matzot, wine, infant formula and other essentials. Approximately 500 families in the southern town of Ofakim received the food packages. The difficult economic situation has caused a great increase in the number of requests for help. With your help we can distribute more

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein Visits Chamah in Moscow

27/02/2008 - 21 Adar

Chamah was honored to host Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, President of the IFCJ, and his dear wife, Joelle Medina Eckstein. Rabbi and Mrs. Eckstein toured the institutions of Chamah in Moscow and participated in the distribution of humanitarian aid to the elderly and ill. They enjoyed a hot meal at the Chamah Soup Kitchen and were greatly impressed with the life saving activities of Chamah. The Ecksteins also visited Gan Chamah and other Chamah facilities.

Parlor Meeting in Beverly Hills

29/10/2007 - 17 Cheshvan

A Parlor Meeting was held at the beautiful home of Aaron and Janet Rivani, a prominent Beverly Hills family.FULL STORY AND MORE PICTURES

Olim Visit Chamah Campus

07/10/2007 - 25 Tishrei

Chamah hosted various groups of Olim from the southern region of Israel such as Be’er Sheva, Sdeort, Ofakim, Ashkelon etc. at the Chamah campus in Kiryat Malachi. They enjoyed a joyous program which included a cultural activity introducing them to our heritage and traditions . Chamah hosted approximately 60 youth from Russia at the Chamah Campus in Kiryat Malachi . The students are learning in Israel in the “Na’aleh Program” of the Jewish Agency. FOR MORE PICTURES

Festive Gathering

16/09/2007 - 4 Tishrei

Chamah arranged and hosted a festive convention for holidays. The seminar was attended by hundreds of immigrants from the FSU living in Kiryat Malachi, Sderot, Ofakim and towns throughout the southern region.

Chamah International Vice Chairman, Mr. Oliver Stanton Leads UJA Delegation to Chamah Moscow

18/09/2007 - 6 Tishrei

Also joining the UJA assembly were Mr. Alik Nadon and other representatives from The Joint Distribution Committee in Moscow and Mr. Mark Levin, head of the National Conference of Soviet Jewry in Washington DC and Hillel Zaltzman, President of Chamah. The group noted the magnitude of people served, how efficiently the programs are run and the cleanliness of the facility commenting “it looks like a spa”. Most of Chamah’s beneficiaries hold college degrees and have served their country for decades. Now in their “golden years” they cannot live on their meager pensions and fortunately have Chamah who assist them in a most dignified manner. FOR MORE PICTURES

Summer Camps Close With A Smile

19/09/2007 - 7 Tishrei

Hundreds of youngsters enjoyed the day camps that Chamah arranged in Israel, Moscow and New York. Along with the trips and exciting activities the campers benefited from a nutritious breakfast and were also given the opportunity to experience Jewish traditions. They are eagerly awaiting next year’s day camps!

Southern Israel Citizens- Chamah Cares About You!

06/06/2007 - 20 Sivan

The steady bombardment of Kassam rockets on Sderot is causing heavy damage to the city. Sderot, Ofakim and neighboring towns in southern Israel are not only plagued by terror, but with high employment rate causing many families to live under the poverty line. Chamah is distributing food and care packages to the towns citizens who cannot afford the luxury of uprooting to other cities.

Weekend With Chamah

01/08/2007 - 17 Av

Shabbat Nachamu, July 27-28, 2007, Chamah hosted over 50 families from the Russian Federation at its campus in Kiryat Malachi. The participants enjoyed festive Sabbath meals, lectures and symposiums. Exciting activities were arranged for the children. The quality time spent together in a warm atmosphere cultivated an openness for new experiences and opportunities.

Ms. Terry Meyerhoff Rubenstein Visits Chamah

05/07/2007 - 19 Tammuz

Chamah is greatly honored to have Ms. Terry Meyerhoff Rubenstein, the Executive Vice President of the Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds, together with Executive Officer of the Jewish Agency's Education Fund visit the Chamah Campus on Tuesday, the 3rd of July. More significant was the attention dedicated towards the Rebecca and Joseph Meyerhoff Community Center building in Kiryat Malachi . FOR MORE PICTURES

Students Spend a Shabbat at Chamah

25/05/2007 - 8 Sivan

This past Shabbat, 26th of May, Chamah hosted a group of students learning at "Machon Medrasha" from Jerusalem. "Medrasha" is geared for post high school youth from the Diaspora to study and tour in Israel for the scholastic year. The students were greatly impressed by the quality of the Chamah campus; the dormitory, dining room, lecture hall etc.

Graduation Holiday at Gan Chamah Primary School in Moscow

25/05/2007 - 8 Sivan

Gan Chamah celebrated the graduation of its students today, Friday, the 25th of May 2007. As every year, prominent members of the Ministry of Education, various government officials, family members and past graduates of the Gan Chamah school participated in this festive event.

Chamah Against Hamas

25/05/2007 - 8 Sivan

The constant barrage of missiles being launched by the Hamas terrorist group upon the southern city of Sderot are leaving its mark on its residents. To give them a rest, Chamah hosted dozens of families at its campus for the Shavuot holiday.

Giving From the Heart

25/05/2007 - 8 Sivan

A special convention for the volunteers of "Bikur Cholim" was held at the Chamah Center in Kiryat Malachi. "Bikur Cholim" is an organization reaching out to the ill and their families providing hot meals and care. The participants enjoyed a festive meal and an inspirational lecutre on the significance of giving and receiving.

Campers! Enjoy Summer Vacation at Chamah Day Camps

30/05/2007 - 13 Sivan

Chamah is in the height of preparations for its annual summer day camps in Russia, USA and Israel. The camps are appreciated for their high quality and many needy children benefit from the various activities, outings and other exciting programs that the camp offers.

Jerusalem Day

17/05/2007 - 29 Iyar

This May marks 40 years to the Release of Jerusalem. Chamah arranged a pleasant tour of Jerusalem for new immigrants. They were full of emotion upon visiting the various sites throughout The City of Gold which they yearned to see for decades. The tour was concluded by praying at the Wailing Wall.

Spring Blossoms at Chamah!

17/05/2007 - 29 Iyar

As spring blooms the Chamah Humanitarian Center flourishes with expanded activities. The elderly enjoy complinentary coffee and ice cream, are treated to various lectures and lessons and of course expand their horizons with inspiring lectures FOR MORE PICTURES .

Victory Day

17/05/2007 - 29 Iyar

Chamah in Moscow commemorated the victory over the Nazis. WWII Veterans enjoyed a festive meal and visited monuments relating to the theme.

WWII Veterans at Chamah Celeberate the 9th of May

09/05/2007 - 21 Iyar

Throughout Israel, World War II Veterans commemorate the 9th of May, marking the victory over the Nazis. At the Chamah Veteran Clubs the seniors enjoyed a banquet attended by government officials, Members of Knesset and Mayor of Kiryat Malachi. FOR MORE PICTURES

Weekend at Chamah Center

11/04/2007 - 23 Nissan

About 100 young adults learning in the "Mechina Program" spent this Shabbat at the Chamah Center in Kiryat Malachi. The Mechina Program is an independent project assisting immigrants from Russia and Ethiopia who wish to learn higher education but are hindered academically, economically and culturally .

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