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Food security program, including infant formula, added to national budget

Food security pilot program officially added to national budget, with 155 million NIS annual support.

Food security program, including infant formula, added to budget

Watch: Ishay Lapidot sings 'Vehi she'amda'

At a Colel Chabad event for orphaned bar mitzvah boys, MK Idit Silman goes onstage, asking singer Ishay Lapidot to sing 'Vehi she'amda.'

Watch: Ishay Lapidot sings 'Vehi she'amda'player

Ukrainian refugees join orphans' Bar Mitzva celebration at Western Wall

Weeks after fleeing Ukraine, a group of 13 year old boys participated in an emotional Bar Mitzva celebration at the Western Wall on Monday.

Ukrainian refugees join orphans' Bar Mitzva at Western Wall

Man killed in Be'er Sheva stabbing attack was Chabad-Lubavitch emissary

Rabbi Moshe Kravitzky ran a synagogue and the Colel Chabad soup kitchen in Be'er Sheva's Nahal Beka neighborhood.

Man killed in Be'er Sheva stabbing attack was Chabad emissary

Israel's oldest charity helping Ukrainian refugees with basic needs

Colel Chabad expanding food card program to help Ukrainian refugees arriving in Israel with not only food but also clothing and housing.

Israeli charity to cover everyday needs of Ukrainian refugeesplayer

Israel's oldest social services organization gears up for influx of refugees

Colel Chabad taps into global network to prepare for wave of Ukrainian refugees.

Israel's oldest welfare org gears up for influx of refugees

Jerusalem bat mitzvah brings special joy to orphaned girls

Over 40 girls celebrate bat mitzvah in special ceremony followed by trip to Rachel's Tomb.

Jerusalem bat mitzvah brings special joy to orphaned girls

Retreat for widows and orphans brings new ‘family’ together for Hanukkah

Over 400 orphans and 150 widows attended 3-day annual Colel Chabad Chanuka Retreat at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem this week.

550 widows and orphans attend Colel Chabad Hanukkah retreat

New GET Chessed program connects seniors and youth

Colel Chabad launches new program connecting youth and Holocaust survivors in one of Israel's largest volunteer networks.

New GET Chessed program connects seniors and youth

New budget includes more funds to help feed impoverished families

Budget passage to free up critical funding for food security program.

New budget includes more funds to help impoverished families

Hundreds of bereaved children celebrate bar and bat mitzvah at unique 'fun day' event

Over 700 bereaved children celebrate mass bar and bat mitzvah at Israel's National Insurance Institute fun day.

Hundreds celebrate bar and bat mitzvah at unique 'fun day' event

Sukkot support brings joy to Israel's elderly, impoverished

Colel Chabad working to ensure all those who need have access to sukkah over upcoming holiday.

Sukkot support brings joy to Israel's elderly, impoverished

'No way we can overestimate impact Torah study programs have on elderly'

With promise for a healthier new year, Colel Chabad expands senior Torah study initiative.

'No way to overestimate Torah study programs' impact on elderly'

US Jews send care packages to Israeli children under attack

US youth groups raise close to $40,000 for packages for Israeli children.

US Jews send care packages to Israeli children under attack

'They were on cloud nine'

With COVID restrictions being relaxed, disabled community finally able to get out and enjoy some much-needed recreation.

'They were on cloud nine'

Over 700 million shekels in 'restricted debit cards' to be distributed to the needy

Colel Chabad is selected by Interior Ministry for largest charitable distribution project in Israel’s history.

Over 700 million shekels to be distributed to the needy

'Have challenges ever stopped us?'

Colel Chabad's Chanuka program for widows & orphans is going ahead this year too.

'Have challenges ever stopped us?'

IDF Homefront Command unit packs and delivers sweets to the sick

Jerusalem Municipality and IDF Homefront Command partner with Colel Chabad to distribute something extra to lift spirits.

IDF Homefront Command unit packs and delivers sweets to the sickplayer

Ahead of lockdown, organization distributes food packages to the needy

Minister Itzik Shmuli visits Pantry Packers and volunteers ahead of holiday.

Ahead of lockdown, organization distributes food packagesplayer

Colel Chabad to help keep families off the streets

Nonprofit chosen by IDF Home Front Command to expedite food and social support in coronavirus 'red cities.'

Colel Chabad to help keep families off the streets

Colel Chabad: Food deliveries to needy families jumped from 3,000 to 50,000 in days

Colel Chabad director details enormous yet quick expansion of operations, and how they met the needs of Israel's poorest populations.

Food deliveries to needy families jumped from 3,000 to 50,000

Israel gov't selects Colel Chabad to provide food

Israel is currently in the midst of an indefinite lock-down due to the coronavirus outbreak. But what about those who can't afford food?

Israel gov't selects Colel Chabad to provide food

Colel Chabad restaurants delivering right to the doorsteps of the needy

With their free dining establishments shut due to the epidemic, Colel Chabad volunteers bring a daily hot meal to the doorsteps of the needy

Colel Chabad free dining to the doorstep

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 doughnutplayer

Breaking the cycle of poverty with awareness and healthy living

Jerusalem hospital hosts seminar on aiding disadvantaged community in living healthfully and consciously.

Breaking the cycle of poverty with awareness and healthy living

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.

Feeding the needy, on Pesach and all year longplayer

Special Bar Mitzvah event for 120 orphans in Jerusalem

Colel Chabad holds special Bar Mitzvah event in Jerusalem for 120 orphans.

Special Bar Mitzvah event for 120 orphans in Jerusalem

Joy overcomes tragic loss in special Bat Mitzva celebration

Colel Chabad holds celebration in J'lem for 37 girls who are victims of family loss. 'We are forced to approach these events differently.'

Joy overcomes tragic loss in special Bat Mitzva celebration

Thousands celebrate 231st year of Colel Chabad in NYC

Colel Chabad of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness holds its 2018 International Awards Dinner.

Thousands celebrate 231st year of Colel Chabad in NYC

US ambassador joins Chabad to pack food for Israeli needy

American Ambassador to Israel David Friedman packs food at Colel Chabad for Israelis in need.

US ambassador joins Chabad to pack food for Israeli needy

Orphaned high schoolers given scholarships for academic success

Colel Chabad in Jerusalem grants more than 100 scholarships to high schoolers who have lost at least one parent.

Orphaned high schoolers given scholarships for academic success

Orphans treated to bat mitzvah celebration in Jerusalem

Colel Chabad holds gala bat mitzvah event for 36 orphaned girls.

Orphans treated to bat mitzvah celebration in Jerusalem

Watch: Special Bar Mitzvah celebration for 120 orphans

Colel Chabad, Israel’s longest running social services organization, presents orphaned boys with Bar mitzvah Celebration before Passover.

Watch: Special Bar Mitzvah celebration for 120 orphansplayer

Chabad opens new rehabilitation facility in Jerusalem

Center for patients with neurological disorders opened in capital by Colel Chabad, oldest social services organization in Israel.

Chabad opens new rehabilitation facility in Jerusalem

Where being different is normal

Children who survived past terror attacks and lost loved ones help light Hanukkah candles with Salomon family after Halamish massacre.

Where being different is normal

'Master Chef' competition for the needy

'Our goal is to inspire people to understand that just because they're poverty-stricken today, that’s not a good reason not to eat right.'

'Master Chef' competition for the needy

Ensuring holiday happiness for those who need it most

Colel Chabad’s network of soup kitchens around the country is working around the clock to help those who would otherwise be alone.

Ensuring holiday happiness for those who need it most

Colel Chabad to teach the impoverished healthy cooking

Combating poor nutrition skills, Colel Chabad and Leket Israel aim to help the impoverished out of their dietary rut.

Colel Chabad to teach the impoverished healthy cooking

Watch: Orphans celebrate their Bat Mitzvah in Jerusalem

Colel Chabad hosts Bat Mitzvah celebration for 42 orphan girls and their families.

Watch: Orphans celebrate their Bat Mitzvah in Jerusalemplayer

Orphaned Bar Mitzvah boys celebrate in Jerusalem

115 orphaned Bar Mitzvah boys joined in a celebration at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Orphaned Bar Mitzvah boys celebrate in Jerusalemplayer