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Chai Lifeline Bereavement Retreat Offers a Weekend of Nechama to Parents Mourning Children
There is a way that many bereaved parents refer to their situations. They euphemistically call it "The club that no one wants to belong to." This weekend, 38 "member families" ...
Camp Simcha Goes From Times Square to Mamila Mall
Camp Simcha counselors studying in Israel for the year brought their special brand of Simcha Magic to the Mamila Mall in Jerusalem. An overflow crowd of shoppers cheered as Israeli campers and ...
“The Faces of Chai Lifeline” Inspire Hope at Annual Awards Dinner
Nine hundred people crowded into the Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt New York last week to celebrate the achievements of three couples whose commitment and dedication have helped Chai ...
Chai Lifeline mourns the untimely passing of Solomon Obstfeld, obm, a benefactor and true friend of our children and families.
Mr. Obstfeld was well known for his kindness and concern for families caught in the nightmare of serious pediatric illness. He often lent his New York apartment to families of hospitalized patients, ...
´MY KIDS´ ARE ALL OUR KIDS...
Miriam Yocheved Isenberg knew what it meant for a family when a parent was seriously ill.

The Chicago-area woman - a mother, special education teacher and ...

When in Dire Straits, a Group Offers a Hand
Hayley Leib has been in and out of the hospital since she was 12. Now 21, her doctors have diagnosed her with mitochondrial disease, a disorder affecting energy and metabolism. Illness and long ...
Sukkos Brings Simcha to Chai Lifeline’s Children

Chai Lifeline, the organization renowned for helping families cope with the crises and daily challenges of serious pediatric illness, elevated the simcha of Sukkos for ...

What summer is like for the doctors at Camp Simcha Special

Dr. Robert Van Amerongen’s patients have kidney diseases, cerebral palsy, hydrocephalitis and familial dysautonomia — a rare disorder that causes a failure in the autonomic nervous system. Some ...
50 Chai Cyclists ‘Bike the Drive’ for Chai Lifeline’s Children

Seriously ill children may not have the energy to bicycle several miles on Lake Shore Drive, but over 50 Chai Cyclists had them in mind during the Bank of America Bike the Drive on Sunday, May ...

Chai Lifeline, WJCS Partners in Caring, Collaborate to Help Scarsdale Community Cope with Crisis

When a devastating fire took the lives of the spiritual leader of the Young Israel of Scarsdale and his wife, Rabbi Jacob S. and Deborah Rubenstein, the bereft community turned both inward and ...

Chai Lifeline Purim Celebrations Bring Simcha to 4,284 Children Around the World

Delicious treats, fantastic costumes, and lively megillah readings make Purim an unforgettable holiday for children around the world, but Chai Lifeline families have something extra special to ...

Team Lifeline Raises $1 Million for Chai Lifeline

They came from around the world with just one purpose: to run for Chai Lifeline’s children. And on January 27, 230 members of Team Lifeline raised $1 million to send children to Camp Simcha, ...

Parents Help Each Other Through Illness at Chai Lifeline Winter Retreat

“Now I Know that I’m Normal:”

It was the end of a long Shabbos, one that had been filled with the sharing of information and emotion, when a Chassidic woman turned to ...
Adeline S. Zucker Chai Family Center Dedicated by Chai Lifeline

Cedarhurst, New York….Though the day was cold, the atmosphere inside the Adeline S. Zucker Chai Family Center was warm as her friends and family gathered together with Chai ...

Chai Lifeline Celebrates Chanukah with over 7000 around the World

Great presents, delicious food, and special time with one’s family: what’s not to love about Chanukah? Unfortunately, for the families of seriously ill children, Chanukah does not ...

My Heart is Starting to Mend:” Chai Lifeline Bereavement Retreat Provides Comfort, Compassion, Hope

Thirty five families with one horrible event in common, the death of a child, came together last weekend to gain strength and knowledge from one another and experienced professionals at Chai ...

Comfort and Chizuk: Chai Lifeline Helps Families Cope in the Aftermath of Accident

It was a scene of absolute horror for families who had come to celebrate Chanukah at Chanukah Wonderland in Cedarhurst. One moment they were enjoying the games and attractions, the next, they ...

Chai Lifeline Experts Help Jews Worldwide Deal With Aftermath of Terror

The savage attack on the Chabad House in Mumbai, India was watched with horror as terrorists first held several Jews hostage, then slaughtered the group. As the drama played out on international ...

“We Must Stand Together” is Message of Chai Lifeline Dinner

More than 1,100 men and women crowded into the Grand Hyatt Hotel earlier this month to show their support for Chai Lifeline, the organization that has brought joy and hope to families of children ...