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SUMMER MEANS FUN AT CHAI LIFELINE SOUTHEAST
July 29, 2016

SUMMER MEANS FUN AT CHAI LIFELINE SOUTHEAST

Summertime raced by for kids 4 – 14 who took part in Summer Dayz 2016, Chai Lifeline Southeast\'s expanded summer day program.

Summer Dayz began in the Chai Lifeline office as a way to ...
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VACAY FOR A DAY SQUEEZES AN ENTIRE VACATION INTO ONE DAY
July 29, 2016

VACAY FOR A DAY SQUEEZES AN ENTIRE VACATION INTO ONE DAY

Yacht rides…extreme pampering…great food…even better company. Sounds like a great vacation, right? Ten couples of very sick children enjoyed all of that and more in one day, thanks to a generous ...
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FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS CONVENE AT 2016 GALA
July 29, 2016

FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS CONVENE AT 2016 GALA

New and old friends and supporters came together to fete an august group of philanthropists and volunteers who have made the children of Chai Lifeline a priority in their lives.

Diane and ...
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17 is Magic Number for WATW
May 04, 2016

17 is Magic Number for WATW

Even before we landed in Israel, I knew that the 17th annual Wish at the Wall, an incredible ten day experience for Chai Lifeline’s teens (all of whom select a parent with whom to travel), was a ...
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Dr. Dov Snow Named Executive Director
May 04, 2016

Dr. Dov Snow Named Executive Director

Rabbi Shlomo Crandall recently announced the appointment of Dr. Dov Snow as executive director. Dr. Snow’s primary responsibilities will be to increase awareness of the region’s programs and needs ...
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Are You Riding with Chai Lifeline at Bike the Drive?
May 04, 2016

Are You Riding with Chai Lifeline at Bike the Drive?

Chai Cyclists, Chai Lifeline’s cycling group, will be out in force at this year’s Bike the Drive on Sunday, May 29. Will you be among them?

Bike the Drive is Chicago’s non-competitive ...
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Moms’ Retreat Gives Mothers a Day Off
May 04, 2016

Moms’ Retreat Gives Mothers a Day Off

Thirty five mothers of very sick children enjoyed a vacation from the ordinary at a 24-hour mini-retreat, courtesy of Chai Lifeline Midwest.

The moms hail from Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, ...
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February 08, 2016

The Jewish Community's First Responder

New York's Jewish Week profiled Zahava Farbman, associate director of Project CHAI, about the important work done by the Project CHAI team in the US and across the globe.

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December 29, 2015

Chai Lifeline Announces Establishment of Mid-Atlantic Region

Chai Lifeline, the international children's health support organization, will formally inaugurate the Mid-Atlantic Region when it opens a new office in Baltimore, MD, on January 4, 2016. ...

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December 29, 2015

A Message From The Director

As I write this, we are in the midst of finalizing plans for 2016 Hartman Family Foundation Wish at the Wall trip to Israel. This year's 10-day trip will bring teens who have finished ...

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Gratitude Fuels Family's Team Lifeline Run
December 29, 2015

Gratitude Fuels Family's Team Lifeline Run

Among the more than 30 Chicago-area runners who have laced on their shoes for Team Lifeline's 2016 Miami Marathon weekend in January are Sara Porush and seven of her family members. Together ...

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December 29, 2015

Massage is a Healing Gift to Mothers

For most mothers, finding an hour for total relaxation is a challenge. For a mother of a child affected by a serious illness, it’s nearly impossible. But Mielcah Allswang, a licensed massage ...

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Best Wishes, Elana
December 29, 2015

Best Wishes, Elana

Elana Bogoff, 14, who has grown up with Chai Lifeline Midwest, has been sorely missed since her recent move to L.A. Since her premature birth at 32 weeks, Chai Lifeline volunteers have been a ...

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WATCH Highlights from the 2015 Annual Gala
November 23, 2015

WATCH Highlights from the 2015 Annual Gala

More than 1,300 guests were inspired by the courage and achievements of Chai Lifeline’s current and former clients at our 2015 Gala on November 23. After you’ve seen the Highlights, watch our ...

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February 11, 2015

Watch: Special Needs Kids Inspired by Visit to the Holy Land

Chai Lifeline’s Wish at the Wall fulfilled a wish for 13 teens with special needs by taking them on a ten-day visit to Israel.

This past week, Chai Lifeline’s Wish at the Wall ...

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Adam Finishes the ING Marathon!
February 05, 2015

Adam Finishes the ING Marathon!

Adam Wolf was born prematurely. At birth he suffered a brain hemorrhage. His parents were told he would never hold his head up, talk, or walk.

That was 16 years ago. Last week, as a ...

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February 04, 2015

Chai Lifeline & EL AL Airlines Change 14 Special Needs Children’s Lives Forever


EL AL Israel Airlines recently flew 14 children to Israel as part of Chai Lifelines Wish at the Wall program. Chai Lifeline, a non-profit organization that provides emotional, social and ...

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BIBI AND SARA NETANYAHU MEET WITH CHAI LIFELINE’S WISH AT THE WALL
February 03, 2015

BIBI AND SARA NETANYAHU MEET WITH CHAI LIFELINE’S WISH AT THE WALL


Chai Lifeline’s Hartman Family Wish at the Wall, the only teen tour to Israel that meets the medical and social needs of teens living with chronic illnesses, is already changing the idea of ...

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Chai Lifeline’s Wish At The Wall Fulfills More Than A Dream For Chronically Ill Teens
February 03, 2015

Chai Lifeline’s Wish At The Wall Fulfills More Than A Dream For Chronically Ill Teens

A complete tour of Eretz Yisroel, including stops at the Kotel, Kever Rachel, and the holy city of Safed, is a dream come true for many teens. For those with chronic illnesses that leave them ...

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Fighting Illness with an Injection of Love – and a Dose of Israel
February 03, 2015

Fighting Illness with an Injection of Love – and a Dose of Israel

Rabbi Shlomo Crandall, Midwest Regional Director of the Chai Lifeline Organization, is in Israel with 13 Jewish children suffering from chronic illnesses. He joins VOI’s Josh Hasten in-studio to ...

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Camp Offers Sick Jewish Children - and Their Families - a Vacation From Illness
August 11, 2014

Camp Offers Sick Jewish Children - and Their Families - a Vacation From Illness

By Tova Ross

“I love summer camp because it’s like a two-week sleepover party where I’m the most important person in the world,” said Cara Lopatin, the 11-year-old daughter of Rabbi Asher ...

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