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Porush son released from hospital, came home to sit shiva

Porush son released from hospital, came home to sit shiva

Those close to the family hope that his return will be a comfort during this extraordinarily painful time, 4/29/2020, 5:48 PM
Engagement party under shadow of grief

Engagement party under shadow of grief

It was a regular, simple engagement party not long ago. The siblings gathered around the chassan and kallah. Everyone smiled and was happy, 4/27/2020, 10:39 PM
Emergency fund for the family of R’ Zisha Ritterman

Emergency fund for the family of R’ Zisha Ritterman

Help support family of pillar of Flatbush community who died suddenly on Passover., 4/20/2020, 6:05 PM
Israeli boy who suffered traumatic brain injury in fall needs your help

Israeli boy who suffered traumatic brain injury in fall needs your help

Yanky suffered brain damage after falling at the age of five. Insurance only covers part of his medical bills., 3/17/2020, 4:06 PM
 'Let's give her half the kingdom!"... Help Maayan today!

'Let's give her half the kingdom!"... Help Maayan today!

Charity campaign: Help 11-year-old Maayan, who is suffering from a rare neurological disease., 3/11/2020, 6:59 PM
Help Rabbi Cohen Save His Foot

Help Rabbi Cohen Save His Foot

Father of 7 risks losing his entire foot to infectious disease., 2/25/2020, 5:07 PM
Urgent! 11-year-old boy in Israel needs your help to fight deadly brain tumor!

Urgent! 11-year-old boy in Israel needs your help to fight deadly brain tumor!

An 11 year old Israeli boy needs our help. He is battling a severe brain tumor that doctors don't know what the outcome will be.Shlomo, 2/13/2020, 3:49 AM
A video message from Rav Yitzchok Sheiner

A video message from Rav Yitzchok Sheiner

Rosh Yeshiva of Kaminetz appeals to community to help support family of widow raising 10 children on her own., 1/9/2020, 8:35 PM
Incredible rebbetzin raising 10 kids after losing husband

Incredible rebbetzin raising 10 kids after losing husband

Rosh Yeshiva of Kaminetz appeals to the community to support woman raising 10 kids in poverty as she prepares for her son's wedding., 1/8/2020, 8:00 PM
WOW: Woman takes tragedy and turns it into a mission

WOW: Woman takes tragedy and turns it into a mission

The Weiss couple had been married for 3 years before their son was born to them. They celebrated a long-awaited bris with family and friends, 1/6/2020, 5:01 PM
New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden: A soup kitchen with look and feel of a restaurant.Sponsored Content, 12/30/2019, 1:38 PM
How much can the rabbanim possibly give?

How much can the rabbanim possibly give?

No one has a clearer picture of the Jews' suffering than Rabbi Kanievsky. But how much can one man do to provide for Bnei Brak's poor?Sponsored Content, 12/27/2019, 1:44 PM
Couple were told to say goodbye to 4-month-old son

Couple were told to say goodbye to 4-month-old son

Yehoshua Klepner writes a beautiful song for his son, who was born with a heart defect.Communicated Content, 12/22/2019, 10:12 AM
The story behind Rav Kanievsky's hadasim

The story behind Rav Kanievsky's hadasim

Rav Chaim Kanievsky shakes the special hadasim of the chesed institution in Tzfat that was established with his blessing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 1:01 PM
Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

They’ve seen humanity at its worst; Meir Panim helps them experience it at its bestIsrael 365, 9/25/2019, 7:50 PM
Feeding the needy, on Pesach and all year long

Feeding the needy, on Pesach and all year long

This organization feeds nearly 1,000 people daily - and will distribute seder meals to 22,000.Sponsored Content, 4/17/2019, 1:53 PM
Send your Pesach support to the rocket-stricken town of Sderot

Send your Pesach support to the rocket-stricken town of Sderot

Join Arutz Sheva as we visit a unique community center that aims to help teens growing up in the shadow of Gaza's rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 11:04 AM
Girl lost parents, began questioning life

Girl lost parents, began questioning life

At just 15 years old she started the spiritual journey that brought her to where she is now., 4/1/2019, 11:38 PM
Weeks before wedding, family gets devastating news

Weeks before wedding, family gets devastating news

The family has since devolved into what can only be described as a state of desperation., 3/27/2019, 4:55 PM
Watch: Groom unable to hold back tears

Watch: Groom unable to hold back tears

After passing of his father, a yeshiva dean, groom struggling to afford even modest wedding or basic needs after wedding.Sponsored Content, 3/25/2019, 10:12 AM
Amazing Hashgacha Story: “The Wrong Dovy Weiss”

Amazing Hashgacha Story: “The Wrong Dovy Weiss”

The delivery man had come at exactly the right moment, to save them from utter humiliation., 3/23/2019, 11:50 PM
Rabbi Finkel’s recommendation for abundance

Rabbi Finkel’s recommendation for abundance

He lost his parents at thirteen and worked nights to support his siblings. Now, he wants to build a home.Sponsored Content, 3/20/2019, 1:11 PM
Rav Chaim’s advice regarding Matanos L’Evyonim

Rav Chaim’s advice regarding Matanos L’Evyonim

What is the most fitting way to fulfill the mitzvah of Matanos Levyonim on Purim? See Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky's response.Sponsored Content, 3/19/2019, 11:23 PM
Rav Asher Weiss tells unbelievable story

Rav Asher Weiss tells unbelievable story

Tragic story of a student whose life spiraled downward after his wife was diagnosed with cancer - before he too was diagnosed with cancer.Sponsored Content, 3/13/2019, 2:17 PM
Groom's mother left bed-ridden

Groom's mother left bed-ridden

Chava Breyer is marrying off her son, but she spends her days lying in bed, too weak to function.Sponsored Content, 3/13/2019, 9:52 AM
Four orphans sent to live in separate dorms

Four orphans sent to live in separate dorms

Four children in their teens orphaned by the death of their parents in 2015 split up, sent to separate orphanages.Sponsored Content, 3/11/2019, 9:50 AM
You’ve learned his seforim. But do you know his story?

You’ve learned his seforim. But do you know his story?

Rav Uri Tiger, a young man, has been hand-selected to aide Rav Kanievsky in the writing of his seforim.Sponsored Content, 3/6/2019, 3:48 PM
Letter from Rav Galai, Kanievsky, Edelstein & Stern

Letter from Rav Galai, Kanievsky, Edelstein & Stern

Four of the spiritual leaders of the Jewish People released a powerful statement this week, on behalf of a young man named Yitzchok Shlomo., 3/3/2019, 2:43 PM
Engaged Couple Prepare For Homelessness

Engaged Couple Prepare For Homelessness

Though they will sing and dance as if all is normal, there will inevitably be a shadow of sadness over the event., 2/28/2019, 11:54 PM
Woman struggles to marry off children after tragedy

Woman struggles to marry off children after tragedy

When Chaim Yisrael Sofer passed away, he left behind a widow and 13 traumatized children.Sponsored Content, 2/27/2019, 4:28 PM
Sisters of the bride mourn their Mom

Sisters of the bride mourn their Mom

Many surgeries and treatments over year-and-a-half of their mother’s suffering leaves family deeply in debt.L. Berman, 2/25/2019, 10:15 PM
Family wins long-fought battle for wheelchair access

Family wins long-fought battle for wheelchair access

Family with daughter suffering from muscular dystrophy had been denied permit to build wheelchair-friendly entrance.Sponsored Content, 2/24/2019, 10:26 PM
Chosson almost gave up hope

Chosson almost gave up hope

One of Israel’s most prominent and beloved rabbis, Rav Yitchok Dovid Grossman shlit”a, is famous for his tremendous chesed.Sponsored Content, 2/22/2019, 1:25 PM
My parents flew to America and I never saw them again

My parents flew to America and I never saw them again

The tragic story of an orphaned groom comes to light with the encouragement of Rabbi Grossman.L. Berman, 2/20/2019, 3:41 PM
Great Granddaughter of Rav Elyashiv Passes Away

Great Granddaughter of Rav Elyashiv Passes Away

She died suddenly, leaving her seven children orphans teetering on the edge of poverty.Sponsored Content, 2/17/2019, 5:55 PM
Rav Chaim's Advice for Starting a Family

Rav Chaim's Advice for Starting a Family

“When will it be my turn?” she prays, with tears in her eyes. It seems there is nowhere to turn.Sponsored Content, 2/10/2019, 3:21 PM
Bride forced to tell friends and family the truth

Bride forced to tell friends and family the truth

For “Libi,” of Jerusalem, what began as a textbook wedding became anything but.Sponsored Content, 2/6/2019, 3:59 PM
Mother of 6 ‘imprisoned’ inside her own body

Mother of 6 ‘imprisoned’ inside her own body

Trapped inside her own body, she has listened to the sounds of her children growing up without their mother.Sponsored Content, 2/3/2019, 2:57 PM
Sifrei Torah destroyed with acid

Sifrei Torah destroyed with acid

Synagogue serving immigrants in Jerusalem ransacked, leaving Torah scrolls unusable.Sponsored Content, 1/30/2019, 12:03 PM
Rav Kanievsky declares emergency situation

Rav Kanievsky declares emergency situation

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky calls on public to aid Torah scholar said to be in 'dire straits'.Sponsored Content, 1/27/2019, 4:34 PM
Cheder rebbe raising large family alone

Cheder rebbe raising large family alone

Due to a tragic series of events, a cheder rebbe from Ramat Shlomo is single-handedly responsible for raising 12 children.Sponsored Content, 1/27/2019, 10:18 AM
Powerful prayer at the Kever of Rabbi Moshe of Ludmir

Powerful prayer at the Kever of Rabbi Moshe of Ludmir

Tomorrow is the yarzheit of Rav Moshe of Ludmir. The powerful prayers recited at this kever on the yarzheit will surely reach the heavens.Sponsored Content, 1/23/2019, 4:58 PM
Preparations for Yarzheit of Rav Moshe of Ludmir

Preparations for Yarzheit of Rav Moshe of Ludmir

Childless couples prepare to travel to Olevsk, Ukraine to grave of Rav Moshe of Ludmir to pray for children.L. Berman, 1/21/2019, 5:40 PM
Woman Just After Birth Received Shocking Diagnosis

Woman Just After Birth Received Shocking Diagnosis

She passed away last week, leaving behind daughters Moriah (4), Noah (3), and Ayala (1.5). The family gets up from shiva today.Sponsored Content, 1/20/2019, 3:02 PM
Siblings Unite To Save Sister & Mother From Embarrassment

Siblings Unite To Save Sister & Mother From Embarrassment

Yocheved Hominer should be happy., 1/17/2019, 11:33 PM
Jewish man brain-damaged after horrific accident

Jewish man brain-damaged after horrific accident

Doctors had both good and bad news for his wife: He had survived, but now had the mental capacity of a child.Sponsored Content, 1/17/2019, 10:45 PM
A very 'special couple'

A very 'special couple'

Helping special-needs Israelis pursue their dreams of getting married.Sponsored Content, 1/15/2019, 1:17 PM
'I was shaking him, praying he'd wake up'

'I was shaking him, praying he'd wake up'

A family was left devastated and a community shocked last week after the passing of Yosef Madmon, shochet and father of 4.Sponsored Content, 1/13/2019, 10:28 AM
Update on Yael Friedman, epileptic woman flown to Cleveland

Update on Yael Friedman, epileptic woman flown to Cleveland

20-year-old Israeli woman flown to Ohio for emergency surgery to treat life-threatening epilepsy.Sponsored Content, 1/9/2019, 11:19 AM
Doctors tell Israeli family: 'Go To Cleveland'

Doctors tell Israeli family: 'Go To Cleveland'

Doctors have strongly advised the family to fly to the United States as soon as possible.Sponsored Content, 1/8/2019, 9:08 PM
Update on family that attempted to marry off 13-Year-Old

Update on family that attempted to marry off 13-Year-Old

The ceremony, kept secret, was held in the Mea Shaarim neighborhood.Sponsored Content, 1/2/2019, 3:00 PM
We could see the cancer growing from his ribs

We could see the cancer growing from his ribs

Aharon was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer, on his fifth birthday. His family needs help to keep him alive.L. Berman, 1/1/2019, 11:17 PM
Young haredi woman saving lives In hospitals

Young haredi woman saving lives In hospitals

An 'adult' at 18, Chavi rose to the occasion of raising her family.Sponsored Content, 12/30/2018, 2:11 PM
Israeli youth bake cookies in memory of teen killed by Hamas

Israeli youth bake cookies in memory of teen killed by Hamas

Hundreds of youths from across Israel bake cookies, distribute them in nursing homes and across Israel, in memory of Gilad Shaar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 5:19 PM
'As I sat Shiva with my babies' - One woman’s tale

'As I sat Shiva with my babies' - One woman’s tale

The house was filled with cries last week, as Shulamis Levary sat down with her three little boys to mourn their father.Sponsored Content, 12/26/2018, 2:57 PM
Young 'Baalat Teshuva' disowned by family

Young 'Baalat Teshuva' disowned by family

“My family was disgusted by me, I kept Shabbat and they laughed," says young woman who became religious - only to be abandoned by family.Sponsored Content, 12/23/2018, 5:28 PM
'Pikuach nefesh': Rabbi’s letter tells sobering story

'Pikuach nefesh': Rabbi’s letter tells sobering story

Though many families around the world are struggling with their own needs, few truly meet the halachic status of 'pikuach nefesh'.Sponsored Content, 12/19/2018, 11:27 AM