In a show of solidarity and unity between Israel and the Jewish people, a special group of 10 Israeli soldiers will join Team Lifeline at the upcoming Miami Marathon on January 28. Having received special permission to travel to Florida to participate in the run for Chai Lifeline, Team Lifeline participants and donors will not only be showing their support for heroic children dealing with critical illness but also with the people of Israel and the IDF. 

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Chai Lifeline’s i-Shine Afterschool Program Helps Hundreds of Children Impacted by Illness or Loss Shine Bright  

A new year of laughter, friendship, and camaraderie is underway in communities across the country for more than 800 i-Shine participants. As part of Chai Lifeline’s commitment to caring for the entire family, its i-Shine afterschool program is tailored to meet the unique needs of elementary and middle school-aged children living with illness of loss in their families. 

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A Beacon of Hope: Goodman Family Dedicates Chai Lifeline National i-Shine Program  

Chai Lifeline recently announced the generous dedication of its national i-Shine program at the organization’s December 4 Evening of Unity event in New York City. Designed to meet the unique needs of elementary and middle school-aged children living with illness or loss in their families, i-Shine provides afterschool programming in a supervised, nurturing, and fun environment. The program pairs young participants with local high school-aged mentors and counselors who provide homework assistance and tutoring, play games, and engage in sports and other recreational activities. Dinner, snacks, and transportation are provided. 

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Chai Lifeline’s i-Shine Boca Raton Dedicated in Memory of Esti Moskowitz A”H 

Chai Lifeline, the international support network, announces the dedication of the i-Shine Like Esti afterschool program in Boca Raton. This unique initiative is named in loving memory of Esti Markowitz a”h, a remarkable young girl who touched countless lives with her smile and spirit and is a tribute to her legacy of laughter and love. 

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Chai Lifeline Bringing Joy and Light To Children Around The World With Chanukah Toy Drive  

As Jews around the world face a period of fear and darkness, Chai Lifeline announces the launch of its annual toy drive to bring joy and distribute chanukah gifts to 25,000 children in the US and Israel. The recipients are children impacted by serious illness, crisis and loss in their immediate family. This year, Chai Lifeline will also be making a special effort to support the families in Israel doubly impacted by serious illness and the war against Hamas.  

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Chai Lifeline’s Army of Volunteers Confront Global Jewish Trauma, Rising Antisemitism

In the face of the deadliest attack in Israel’s history and the surging increase in antisemitism across the globe, Chai Lifeline’s Crisis and Trauma Services team has risen to the challenge, confronting hate and terror with compassion and healing. The volunteers, comprised of more than 200 paraprofessionals, are providing critical psychosocial support to the worldwide Jewish community—one phone call at a time.

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Chai Lifeline Launches Inaugural Lubeck Fellowship in Jewish Nonprofit and Communal Leadership with 23 Exceptional Participants

Chai Lifeline has announced the launch of its inaugural Lubeck Fellowship in Jewish Nonprofit and Communal Leadership, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at shaping the future leaders of the Jewish community. The program recently kicked off with an outstanding cohort of 23 dedicated and passionate participants, who have embarked on a transformative journey of leadership and community engagement.

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Chai Lifeline Presents Evening of Unity with Israel on December 4

Event will highlight Israel crisis response, honor Rep. Ritchie Torres.

Amidst the most significant crisis to face Israel and the Jewish people in our generation, Chai Lifeline will present a special “Evening of Unity” on Monday, December 4, at Pier Sixty in New York City.

Since the outbreak of the war, Chai Lifeline has mobilized its global network of staff, volunteers, and trauma specialists to assist children and families in coping with an unprecedented array of challenges – both in Israel and in Jewish communities across the globe. 

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Chai Lifeline Opens Dedicated Crisis Line for Israel’s English-Speaking Community

In response to the devastating situation in Israel, Chai Lifeline, a leading international support network, has expanded its Crisis Services team to help those impacted by the worst civilian massacre in the country’s history. Chai Lifeline has announced the opening of a dedicated 24-hour crisis line to cater to Israel’s Anglo community, English-speaking students attending yeshivas and seminaries, as well as English-speaking parents of students in Israel.

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