Charities

An inherent part of Judaism is the concept that we are all responsible – one for the other. Acts of kindness abound in the land of Israel and in the people of Israel. Below is a short list of some amazing charity organizations, a link to their sites, and a brief explanation of what they do.

OneFamily

http://www.onefamilytogether.org/

One Family is a large volunteer-based non-profit organization providing much needed assistance to thousands of terror victims throughout Israel on a daily basis. – See more.

Ezer Mizion

http://www.ezermizion.org/

Ezer Mizion offers an extensive range of medical and social support services to help Israel’s sick, disabled, elderly and underprivileged populations. Since its founding in 1979, Ezer Mizion has grown to become one of the largest non-profit organizations in Israel, benefiting over 650,000 people every year.

Menekat RivkA Breast Pump

http://theedencenter.com/donate/meneket-rivka-project

“Meneket RivkA” was established in loving memory of RivkA Matitya – a mother, activist, La Leche League leader and author of the “Coffee and Chemo” blog. RivkA succumbed to breast cancer at the age of 44 on October 29, 2010. RivkA believed that breastfeeding, and breastfeeding education, should be accessible to everyone. Donations to Meneket RivkAallow allow women both to borrow top quality breast-milk pumps in the Jerusalem/Gush Etzion area, and to receive free consultation on how to most effectively use a pump from a licensed lactation consultant.

Meir Panim

http://www.meirpanim.org/index_e.php

Meir Panim is dedicated to helping to alleviate the harmful effects of poverty in the short-term and provide long-term, proactive solutions to assist needy Israelis to break out of the cycle of poverty and become active, self-sufficient members of Israeli society.

Rabbi Meir Baal Haness Charity

http://www.kramban.org/

Over the years, Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal Haness has served as a lifeline for countless needy families: a trustworthy and reliable friend that has helped them through both good times and bad times. From Torah scholars to simple artisans, from the Jerusalem scribe to the farmer in Tiberias the shopkeeper in Beersheba, all have found a helping hand and an open heart in Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal Haness.