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HOSTAGES, ACTIVE SHOOTERS, LIVE WEAPONS, TERROR IN OUR OWN COMMUNITY: ADDRESSING THE HORROR AND TRAGEDY WITH STUDENTS AND CHILDREN

Rabbi Dr. Dovid Fox, director of Project Chai, the crisis intervention, trauma and bereavement department of Chai Lifeline, offers practical suggestions and words of chizuk for parents, educators and community leaders on dealing with the shooting in Jersey City.  People can call to hear a recording. Dial-in number: (605) 313-4101 Access code: 730435 Reference number 3.

For Yiddish speakers, a Yiddish chizuk recording is available from Rabbi Meir Chaim Fried, Project Chai team member. Dial-in number: (605) 313-5112 Access code: 429088 Reference number 2.

Violence, under any circumstance, is a painful and troubling event to face.

The image of masked shooters, heavily armed, students locked down in a yeshiva, the sound of live ammunition being fired, are circling around us as we try to listen to the news on the street, and we try not to listen to it….

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Celebrating an “Evening for the KIDS” at 2019 Chai Lifeline Gala

On Monday night, December 9, a crowd of more than 1,200 gathered at the Marriott Marquis in New York City to celebrate “An Evening for the Kids” at the 2019 Chai Lifeline Gala. A leading children’s health support network, Chai Lifeline provides critical assistance to children with life-threatening or lifelong illnesses and their families through more than two-dozen, free year-round programs and services.

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Mitzvah Marathoners: Bat Mitzvah Girls Run for Team Lifeline in Las Vegas

On Sunday, November 17, more than 140 men and women laced up their sneakers and ran with Team Lifeline in the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon/ Half Marathon/ 10K. Amongst them were Laila Cohen of Valley Stream, New York, Nina Plaut of Woodmere, New York, and Shira Waldman of Hollywood, Florida. They all decided to run for Chai Lifeline in honor of their Bat Mitzvahs, spending months training and fundraising to make a difference.

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Running With Purpose

Inspired by his time as a Chai Lifeline volunteer and Camp Simcha counselor, David Stulberger finds his calling

Three years ago, David Stulberger had been working as a manager at a New York City-based industrial supply distributor when he realized he needed to find his true calling.

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Chai Lifeline NJ/ PA Director Provides Crisis Response Training at Oak Street Elementary School

Rabbi Sruli Fried, MSW, Director of Chai Lifeline NJ/ PA, presented a crisis response training to 90 teachers at the Oak Street Elementary School in response to several recent tragedies in the Lakewood community.

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Chai Lifeline Celebrates “An Evening For The Kids” At 2019 Annual Gala

Chai Lifeline will celebrate its 2019 Annual Gala on Monday, December 9, at The Marriott Marquis in New York City.

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Chai Lifeline Helps Families Prepare for the Holidays

Chai Lifeline welcomed in the Jewish New Year by helping families across the globe prepare for the holidays through a variety of programs and services.

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Chai Lifeline Mid-Atlantic and Ronald McDonald House Unveil First of its Kind Kosher Pantry in Baltimore

On Thursday, October 3, Chai Lifeline Mid-Atlantic, in collaboration with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maryland (RMHCMD), unveiled a first-of-its-kind Kosher Pantry to make it more convenient for families staying at the House who observe Kosher dietary laws. The Kosher Pantry is stocked with Kosher snacks and is located on the second floor of the new Ronald McDonald House at 1 Aisquith Street in the Jonestown neighborhood of Baltimore. Kosher baked and perishable items will be delivered to the Kosher Pantry upon a family’s request.

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Chai Lifeline NJ Helps Local Public School Families in Aftermath of Lakewood Fire

Last week, a two-alarm fire ripped through the High Point apartment complex in Lakewood, NJ, affecting at least 35 people and nine families. The devastation left several people injured and many more in need of housing assistance, including 20 students.  

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Running With Purpose: Team Lifeline Takes on Las Vegas Marathon

On Sunday, November 17, more than 150 men and women will lace up their sneakers and run with Team Lifeline in the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon. While Team Lifeline participants are looking forward to running along the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, they are also running to support Chai Lifeline, the international children’s health support network.

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