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Historic level of London anti-Semitic incidents, charity reports

Community Security Trust records 201 incidents in May, calls incidents “utterly predictable and completely disgraceful.”

Historic level of London anti-Semitic incidents, charity reports

Jewish charity for learning disabled hacked by activists

Charity's Instagram page defaced with Palestinian flags, anti-Israel slogan and call for genocide against Jews.

Jewish charity for learning disabled hacked by activists

She Followed Her Instincts...And It Saved Her Son’s Life

When Rochie Rydal’s son of thirteen years started to throw up after every meal several years ago, she almost chalked it up to a stomach bug.

She Followed Her Instincts...And It Saved Her Son’s Life

Widow of volunteer EMT: 'They say he had a kindness disorder'

Revital Har Kesef, widow of emergency first responder killed in tragic accident during Passover, recalls her husband's 'kindness disorder'.

Widow of volunteer EMT: 'They say he had a kindness disorder'

A Torah Thought on "giving and getting"

We all have thoughts about giving to and getting from others. This video teaches what Rabbi Eliyahu, the Gaon of Vilna, taught about it.

A Torah Thought on "giving and getting"

Your opportunity to help 39 orphans get married

39 penniless orphans are getting married, but at the moment, they don't have a dollar to their name. This is your chance to help!

Your opportunity to help 39 orphans get married

How do you know if you're still young?

Rebbe Nachman writes this on Mother Sarah and us: 'This is the essence of perfection – to begin to live over and over again.'. How?

How do you know if you're still young?

Olelim - The nutritional safety net for hungry children

With tens of thousands of children lacking food security, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky calls on public to support nutritional safety net for kids.

Olelim - The nutritional safety net for hungry children

Rejoicing before G-d

Rejoicing before God is done intellectually and existentially – through prayer and Torah study.

Rejoicing before G-d

Open letter to the Jewish community

What’s more important than providing a ‘close to homeless’ family, a roof over their head?

Open letter to the Jewish community

How to help your local community during the pandemic

No matter where you live, there's a way you can help your local community get back on its feet.

How to help your local community during the pandemic

Born With Rare Heart Defect, Israeli Baby Fighting For Her Life

Three month old baby born in Israel suffering from rare heart condition. Everyday she is in and out of surgeries, fighting for her life.

Born With Rare Heart Defect, Israeli Baby Fighting For Her Life

Rav Asher Weiss: It’s a matter of saving lives

Now, the family is in the worst possible situation, and Rav Asher Weiss has spoken on their behalf.

Rav Asher Weiss: It’s a matter of saving lives

When a crisis throws the middle class off the charts

When a crisis throws the middle class off the charts

Watch: “He Will Not Be Sick!”

Watch what happened when Rav Chaim Kanievsky was asked what donors to Vaad HaRabbanim’s cholim fund should merit in return

Watch: “He Will Not Be Sick!”

Justice is impartial, not social

Justice is impartial, not social

Monetary scandals

Monetary scandals

Widow and mother of 13 needs your help after going blind

Leah Frank, 60, raised her 13 children alone after her husband died. Now the rebbetzin, who manages kindergartens, is losing her eyesight.

Widow and mother of 13 needs your help after going blind

Family experiences unthinkable Shabbat morning tragedy

Five children’s lives were changed forever this month, when their mother Sima Chayun went to sleep on Friday night, and never woke up.

Family experiences unthinkable Shabbat morning tragedy

Jerusalem's needy residents vote for their favorite doughnut

In the spirit of elections, Colel Chabad polls guests and reminds us all what can be done for less than the price of a Hanukkah doughnut

Jerusalem's needy residents vote for their favorite doughnut

Jersey City: Blacks, Jews, hold holiday charity drive

Two weeks after deadly shooting, blacks and Jews in Jersey City unite for holiday charity drive. 'We're all in this together.'

Jersey City: Blacks, Jews, hold holiday charity drive

It’s not a miracle - it’s Pure Friendship

Meet 'Friendship Circle' - a special organization for special kids, which fosters a special bond between the child and the volunteer.

It’s not a miracle - it’s Pure Friendship

Last hours of Rabbi Arush's special campaign

Watch: One of the students of the unique Jerusalem yeshiva explains about the special campaign to support Torah and Hessed

Last hours of Rabbi Arush's special campaign

Jewish charity targeted by online harassment campaign

Arab users targeting Israeli Jewish charity succeed in forcing closure of charity's Facebook page for phony 'abuse' reports.

Jewish charity targeted by online harassment campaign

A legend to the Israeli and Russian Jewish communities

A legend to the Israeli and Russian Jewish communities

San Diego Jewish Academy breaks world record for sandwich-making

Jewish school makes 868 sandwiches in 180 seconds, waits for Guinness approval.

San Diego Jewish Academy breaks world record for sandwich-making

Anonymous entrepreneur restores Jewish cemetery in Poland

Anonymous donor spends hundreds of thousands to restore 19th century Jewish cemetery in town of Żywiec, Poland.

Anonymous entrepreneur restores Jewish cemetery in Poland

Treasure at the Cave of Machpelah

Two millionaires who visited the Tomb of the Patriarchs decided on a unique act of charity to worshipers praying at the cave for livelihood.

Treasure at the Cave of Machpelah

Shabbat Shkalim: I give, therefore I am

This week we read Parashat MIshpatim and about giving Shekalim in the Haftorah, and Jewish tradition teaches, “I give, therefore I am.

Shabbat Shkalim:  I give, therefore I am

What is the purpose of wealth?

What is the purpose of wealth?

Video: They deserve dignity

Food cards - the preferred, dignified, cost effective, fastest and efficient method of providing meaningful appreciated food assistance.

Video: They deserve dignity

Ki Tavo: Continuous compassion

Ki Tavo: Continuous compassion

Watch: 10-year old orphan's message to Am Yisrael

Betzalel and his nine siblings lost their father just days before Passover.

Watch: 10-year old orphan's message to Am Yisrael

The effects of the tuition crisis in North America on Israel

Tutition crisis in US Jewish schools affects donations to Israeli yeshivas, as parents struggle to afford tuition for their own children.

The effects of the  tuition crisis in North America on Israel

Jewish teen donors top $1 million in giving

Jewish teens donate more than $1 million during the 2015-16 school year, with nearly two-thirds going to Jewish organizations.

Jewish teen donors top $1 million in giving

Purim - a time for charity for those in need

Letter From Rav Chaim Kanievsky Regarding Matanot L'Evyonim Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Purim - a time for charity for those in need

A unique form of charity in the grapefruit orchard

We joined Bar & Bat Mitzvah celebrators, high school kids as they set out to the field with Leket to volunteer in a unique form of giving.

A unique form of charity in the grapefruit orchard

This Kallah Was Destitute, Until Rav Chaim Kanievsky Stepped In

A story of chessed - 'Rav Chaim Kanievsky has personally vouched for Kupat Ha'Ir's campaign to help marry me off.'

This Kallah Was Destitute, Until Rav Chaim Kanievsky Stepped In

Chabad on Campus raises money to help fire victims

Chabad on Campus has launched an initiative to raise money to support areas damaged in the fires which raged across Israel last week.

Chabad on Campus raises money to help fire victims

Three children killed, one son disabled

A series of tragedies leaves a family bereft and in need of help.

Three children killed, one son disabled

"In One Second, This Frum Family's Life Was Shattered"

After a tragic car accident, Rabbi Ominer needs help covering the medical expenses his insurance doesn't cover.

"In One Second, This Frum Family's Life Was Shattered"

Israeli medalist's name patch raises over $50,000 for charity

Israeli judoka Yarden Gerbi brings in $52,100 for charity in an auction for her Olympic name patch.

Israeli medalist's name patch raises over $50,000 for charity

'Pokemon Hunters' required - to raise money for the poor

Israeli charity organization Hasdei Naomi has a new idea to raise funds for the needy this Rosh Hashannah: Hiring out "Pokemon Hunters."

'Pokemon Hunters' required - to raise money for the poor

Israeli bronze medalist in bid to raise money for charity

Judoka Yarden Gerbi is auctioning off her name patch from the Olympics to raise money for the children's oncology ward at Ichilov hospital.

Israeli bronze medalist in bid to raise money for charity

Orphans of leading Kabbalist struggle to make ends meet

Charity appeal: Daughter of late Kabbalist struggling to pay for upcoming wedding.

Orphans of leading Kabbalist struggle to make ends meet

Christian-Jewish fellowship helping Israeli Arabs during Ramadan

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to provide hundreds of thousands of shekels in food vouchers to needy Arab families.

Christian-Jewish fellowship helping Israeli Arabs during Ramadan

Special appeal: Building a family against the odds

Severely disabled, Yitta Miriam is determined to build a life for herself, together with her husband-to-be; but they need your help.

Special appeal: Building a family against the odds

British charity denies UK government cut its funds

War on Want denies reports the British government cut off its funding due to anti-Israel activities.

British charity denies UK government cut its funds

'Do a Lady J – and do it right away!'

An evening of tribute is held in Jerusalem to Lady Amelie Jacobovits, featuring a film and book in her memory.

'Do a Lady J – and do it right away!'

Pack a Charity Box, Let Needy Israelis Know You Care

Arutz Sheva visits Pantry Packers to learn how they bring visitors together to prepare food crates for the poor and receive a life lesson.

Pack a Charity Box, Let Needy Israelis Know You Care

Half of Clintons' 2014 Charity Went to Clinton Foundation

Hillary Clinton's campaign lauds charity in publishing tax return - but half of it went to her own Foundation.

Half of Clintons' 2014 Charity Went to Clinton Foundation

Leftist Campaign: No More Charity, the Poor Vote Likud

After election defeat, the latest trend among leftists is the call to stop donating to the poor, because they supported the Right.

Leftist Campaign: No More Charity, the Poor Vote Likud

'These Could Have Been Our Families'

Arutz Sheva learns how the tragedy in Jerusalem led one intrepid resident to pull together Jews in supporting the families left behind.

'These Could Have Been Our Families'

Leading Rabbi Blasts Charity Scam 'Crooks': Don't Give to Them

When an unknown solicitor – live or via a recording – calls up asking for money, just hang up, says Rabbi Benzion Mutsafi.

Leading Rabbi Blasts Charity Scam 'Crooks': Don't Give to Them

The NYTimes is Worried About "Orthodox Jewish Beggars"

The NYTimes is Worried About "Orthodox Jewish Beggars"

Confused by Charity? There's a Guide for That

Philanthropy 101 guide to provide guidelines for donating money to charity - where, when, and how.

Confused by Charity? There's a Guide for That

'When Life Gives You Cancer...'

What did a 15 year old with his whole life ahead of him do when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer? Raise nearly $6 million dollars.

'When Life Gives You Cancer...'

Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira released a report that slammed the state's nutritional assistance to poor Israelis, calling it insufficient.

Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

Jewish Center in Brazil Caters to Community Poor

Chabad opens new center for Ten Yad social services program, to serve over 8,000 poor in one of Brazil's largest cities.

Jewish Center in Brazil Caters to Community Poor

Tiberias Soup Kitchen Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness

Restaurant-style soup kitchen in northern Israel provides those in need with nutrition - and dignity.

Tiberias Soup Kitchen Serves Hot Food Seasoned with Kindness