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Resurrection of the dead

True profound love, of the highest and deepest kind, literally transcends death.Those who have passed on are still with us.

Resurrection of the dead

A father forced to step into a new role

He did whatever he could to make his wife comfortable while shielding his young children from the immense pain Leah Faiga was suffering from

A father forced to step into a new role

Save Benny and Josh Landsman

Help to save Benny and Josh who were diagnosed with a devastating, fatal disease called Canavan Disease two and half years ago.

Save Benny and Josh Landsman

WATCH: Rebbetzin Kolodetsky Speaks Out On Behalf of Family

“My dear Yidden! A widow is left with 3 orphans at home."

Video release by Rebbetzin Kolodetsky

Beloved family member of Rav Chaim lost to COVID-19

Rav Yaakov Kolodetsky was a renowned talmid chacham, who learned with Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv as a chavrusa for many years

Beloved family member of Rav Chaim lost to COVID-19

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

Porush son released from hospital, came home to sit shiva

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

Engagement party under shadow of grief

Emergency fund for the family of R’ Zisha Ritterman

Help support family of pillar of Flatbush community who died suddenly on Passover.

Emergency fund for the family of R’ Zisha Ritterman

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.

Israeli boy who suffered traumatic fall injury needs your help

'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.

Help Maayan today!

Help Rabbi Cohen Save His Foot

Father of 7 risks losing his entire foot to infectious disease.

Help Rabbi Cohen Save His Foot

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.

11-year-old boy in Israel fighting brain tumor

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.

A video message from Rav Yitzchok Sheinerplayer

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.

Incredible rebbetzin raising 10 kids after losing husbandplayer

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

WOW: Woman takes tragedy and turns it into a mission

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden: A soup kitchen with look and feel of a restaurant.

New solution for Jerusalem’s downtrodden

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?

How much can the rabbanim possibly give?

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.

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

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.

The story behind Rav Kanievsky's hadasim

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

They’ve seen humanity at its worst; Meir Panim helps them experience it at its best

Restoring hope for Holocaust survivors

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

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.

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

Girl lost parents, began questioning life

At just 15 years old she started the spiritual journey that brought her to where she is now.

Girl lost parents, began questioning life

Weeks before wedding, family gets devastating news

The family has since devolved into what can only be described as a state of desperation.

Weeks before wedding, family gets devastating news

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.

Watch: Groom unable to hold back tearsplayer

Amazing Hashgacha Story: “The Wrong Dovy Weiss”

The delivery man had come at exactly the right moment, to save them from utter humiliation.

Amazing Hashgacha Story: “The Wrong Dovy Weiss”

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.

Rabbi Finkel’s recommendation for abundance

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.

Rav Chaim’s advice regarding Matanos L’Evyonim

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.

Rav Asher Weiss tells unbelievable story

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.

Groom's mother left bed-riddenplayer

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.

Four orphans sent to live in separate dormsplayer

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.

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

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.

Letter from Rav Galai, Kanievsky, Edelstein & Stern

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.

Engaged Couple Prepare For Homelessness

Woman struggles to marry off children after tragedy

When Chaim Yisrael Sofer passed away, he left behind a widow and 13 traumatized children.

Woman struggles to marry off children after tragedyplayer

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.

Sisters of the bride mourn their Momplayer

Family wins long-fought battle for wheelchair access

Family with daughter suffering from muscular dystrophy had been denied permit to build wheelchair-friendly entrance.

Family wins long-fought battle for wheelchair access

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.

Chosson almost gave up hope

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.

My parents flew to America and I never saw them againplayer

Great Granddaughter of Rav Elyashiv Passes Away

She died suddenly, leaving her seven children orphans teetering on the edge of poverty.

Great Granddaughter of Rav Elyashiv Passes Away