Chaiyanu/Chai Lifeline Israel provides comprehensive emotional and social support to Israeli families living with pediatric illness.

Our mission is to give ill children and their families whatever they need to thrive during the long months and years from diagnosis through treatment, recovery, and beyond. Partnering with medical centers and hospitals throughout the country, Chaiyanu/Chai Lifeline Israel ensures that children and families have the necessities of life, activities to escape the ever-present stress of living under the threat of war, and opportunities for pure enjoyment and family fun.

  • Daily living assistance
  • Transportation to medical centers
  • Information and advocacy services
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters
  • Monthly Rosh Chodesh trips
  • Family days, holiday parties, and special events
  • Mother-to-mother retreats
  • “Parent partners” family support
  • Summer day camp
  • Annual Eilat trip
  • Access to Chai Lifeline’s international network of programs and services
  • Amazing summer camp adventures at Camp Simcha, Chai Lifeline’s extraordinary overnight summer camp for seriously ill children and teens

Chai Lifeline Chaiyanu Region


Rabbi Yaakov Pinsky
Director of Programs and Services
Chai Lifeline
Mercaz Shatner 3
Givat Shaul Jerusalem Israel 95461
  Tel: 02.658.3000
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