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Bikur Cholim Directory

New York: Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Albany, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Westchester
Other US States: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Washington,_D.C., Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New_Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin
International: Brazil, Canada, Israel

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Conservative Synagogue of Riverdale
475 West 250th St
Riverdale, NY 10471
Contact: Rabbi Barry Dov Katz
Phone: (718) 543-8400
Email: rabbi@csair.org

Hebrew Home for the Aged
5901 Palisade Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Contact: Connee Kaufman - Director of Volunteer Services and Religious Programs
Phone: (718) 581-1404
Email: ckaufman@hebrewhome.org
www.hebrewhome.org

Volunteer opportunities include friendly visiting with residents, clerical assistance, resident transportation, assisting with programs, and assisting with meal-time feeding. Interested volunteers can work in our comfort care and hospice program. Group visits by schools, youth synagogues, churches, and other community organizations are encouraged. Facility offers additional services in community-based day-care, adult day services and residential respite. Daily minyan at 4:15 pm (mincha-maariv). For more information contact: Director of Volunteer Services (718) 581-1404.

Kingsbridge Center of Israel
3115 Corlear Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
Contact: Rabbi Harvey Crupar
Phone: (718) 548-1678

The Conservative Synagogue
Adath Israel of Riverdale 475 W. 250th Street
Riverdale, NY 10471
Contact: Johanna Zurndorfer
Phone: (718) 543-8400
www.csair.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. For congregation members.

Van Courtland Jewish Center
3880 Sedgwick Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
Contact: Rabbi Jacob Sodden or Robert Gilman- President
Phone: (718) 884-6106

Young Israel of Parkchester
1375 Virginia Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Contact: Rabbi Seymour Schwartz
Phone: (718) 892-4366

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Avenue N Jewish Community
321 Avenue N
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Contact: Rabbi Max Schreier
Phone: (718) 399-7747
www.Avenuenjewishcenter.com

Beth Torah Damesek Eliezer
403 Avenue I
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Contact: Morton Pupko
Phone: (718) 338-2272

Bykur Choilem Bney Jacob
1172 East 12 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Contact: Jack Kirschenbaum
Phone: (718) 252-7049
Email: bykurchoilem@msn.com

Provides guidance to families on accessing services for severely disabled children residing at home. Founded over 100 years ago.

Bikur Cholim of Boro Park
5216 11th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Contact: Rabbi Shmuel Steinharter
Phone: (718) 438-2020
Email: info@bikurcholimbp.com

Affiliated with Maimonides Medical Center & NY Methodist Hospital. BC family rooms at both locations as well as shabbos accommodations. Volunteer program in local hospitals & in the community.Blood Drive Donor Program.Chevra Kadisha services. Services for Holocaust survivors.

Bobov Bikur Cholim
1421 52nd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Contact: Mrs. Scharf
Phone: (718) 871-8606
Email: peshaelias@thejnet.com

Brooklyn Heights Synagogue
131 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Rabbi Serge Lippe
Phone: (718) 522-2070

Chaya Mushka Bikur Cholim of Crown Heights
387 Kingston Avenue, Suite 10
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone: (718) 467-1661
Email: info@bikurcholimch.org
www.bikurcholimch.org

Congregation B'nai Avraham
117 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Rabbi Aaron Raskin
Phone: (718) 596-4840
Email: ravraskin@aol.com
www.bnaiavraham.com

Connect2
3001 West 37 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Contact: Sheva Frank
Phone: (718) 449-5000
Email: e.frank@coney-island.org
www.connect2ny.org

East Midwood Jewish Center
1625 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Contact: Rabbi Alvin Kass
Phone: (718) 338-3800

Bikur Cholim for community residents.

Jewish Community Council of Canarsie
1170 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Contact: Beth Silbergleit
Phone: (718) 495-6210

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; telephone calls; social work and counseling; emergency food packages; home repair program for senior citizens in their own homes. Project Tzedek - emergency food packages. Homes available for relatives of patients in Brookdale Medical Center. For community residents.

Jewish Community House
7802 Bay Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Contact: Rabbi Gary Pollack
Phone: (718) 331-6800

Kolot Chayeinu
1012 Eight Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11218
Contact: Rabbi Ellen Lippman
Phone: (718) 390-7493
Email: rebelle@earthlink.net
www.kolotchayeinu.org

Kosonier Bikur Cholim
1777 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11204
Contact: Frieda Feid
Phone: (718) 384-4621

Provides accommodations for shabbos & holidays near Memorial Hospital for families of patients.

Madison Jewish Center
2989 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Contact: Rabbi Shae D Cane
Phone: (718) 375-2271

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Referrals to social work and counseling services. Light shopping and local transportation provided. For congregation members.

Nachas Health Net
1310 48th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Contact: Rabbi Pinchus Horowitz
Phone: (718) 436-7373
Email: Nachashealth@aol.com
www.nachashealth.org

Shabbat/Holiday hospitality; referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling, legal services, entitlements; referrals to free immunizations; prenatal and parenting counseling (childbirth and nutrition education), health screenings - mammography, pap smear, dentistry, audiology, vision, etc.; SSI screening; home visits (outreach), services for Holocaust survivors. Enroll families into Child Health Plus and Children's Medicaid. For community residents.

Seaview Jewish Center
4809 Ave N
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Contact: Glen Katz
Phone: (718) 251-1900

Sephardic Bikur Holim
425 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Contact: Douglas Balin
Phone: (718) 787-1100
www.sbhonline.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. For Sephardic community residents.

Sephardic Temple Torah Israel
710 Shore Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Contact: Rabbi Eli Greenwald
Phone: (718) 648-0100

Young Israel of Flatbush
1012 Avenue I
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Contact: Rabbi Kenneth Auman
Phone: (718) 377-4400

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Battery Park Synagogue
385 South End Avenue
New York, NY 10280
Phone: (212) 432-7022
Email: info@bpsynagogue.org

Bikur Cholim of Manhattan
320 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10025
Contact: Deborah Weinreb
Email: deborahweinreb@earthlink.net

Brotherhood Synagogue
28 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
Contact: Rabbi D. Alder
Phone: (212) 674-5750

Bikur cholim for the community

Chai Lifeline
151 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
Contact: Esti Goldschmiedt
Phone: (212) 465-1300
Email: egoldschmiedt@chailifeline.org

Provides emotional & social support services to serious ill children & their families in both hospitals and home.

Congregation Beth Simchat Torah
57 Bethune Street
New York, NY 10014
Contact: Tasha Calhoun
Phone: (212) 929-9498 ext. 17
Email: office@cbst.org
www.cbst.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; referrals to social work and counseling agencies. For congregation members and community residents.

Congregation Darech Amuno
53 Charles Street
New York, NY 10014
Contact: Howard Lowenhar
Phone: (212) 242-6425
Email: chailibe@juno.com

Congregation Orach Chaim
1459 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
Contact: Mrs. Sylvia Havran
Phone: (212) 289-3297

Visits to hospitals, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality near Mt. Sinai

Congregation Ramath Orah
550 West 110 Street
New York, NY 10025
Contact: Rabbi Steven Friedman
Phone: (212) 222-2470

Congregation Rodeph Sholom
7 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024
Contact: Rabbi Robert Levine
Phone: (212) 362-8800
Email: info@rodephsholom.org
www.rodephsholom.org

Congregation Shaare Hatikvah
711 West 179th Street
New York, NY 10033
Contact: Rabbi Hoffman
Phone: (212) 927-2720

Alternate #: 212-928-8924

East 55th Conservative Synagogue
308 East 55th Street
New York, NY 10022
Contact: Rabbi Reuven Siegel
Phone: (212) 752-1200

Visits to hospitals and homebound/shut-ins. For congregation members.

East Side Torah Center
317 Henry Street
New York, NY 10002
Contact: Rabbi Chaim Packer
Phone: (212) 473-1000
Email: hpack18@hotmail.com

Fifth Avenue Synagogue
5 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10021
Contact: Rabbi Yakov Kermaier
Phone: (212) 838-2122

Bikur Cholim for community residents.

Gemiluth Chessed of Greater New York
50 Overlook Terrace Suite 1D
New York, NY 10033
Contact: Mr. Leslie Lewin
Phone: (212) 923-8701

Financial assistance for medical care. For community residents.

Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim, Inc.
131 East 78th Street
New York, NY 10075
Contact: Chava Rose, Joanne Bonner
Phone: (212) 744-4748
Email: lhbc@lenoxhill.net

Hospitality, Jewish cholim and their families who come to Manhattan for treatment or to be with loved ones who are hospital patients in any Manhattan hospital. Visiting, Jewish patients at Lenox Hill Hospital. Referrals to doctors.

Lisker Congregation
163 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
Contact: Chaplain Judith Friedlander
Phone: (212) 472-3968
Email: JudithL777@aol.com

Provides hospitality for families of patients as well as we provide a very warm synagogue and all kinds of services included.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Jewish Chaplain
Chaplaincy Office, Box 497 1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Contact: Rabbi Harry Rothstein
Phone: (212) 639-5982
Email: rothsteh@mskcc.org

Serving Jewish patients, staff, and visitors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Visits; Shabbat and holiday hospitality - electric candlesticks provided; Shabbat Bikur Cholim visits; major holiday services; kosher food; refrigerators. Referral of patients to Rabbi Rothstein by rabbis and synagogues encouraged.

Metropolitan Synagogue
10 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Contact: Rabbi Joel Goor
Phone: (212) 679-8580

Park Avenue Synagogue Bikur Cholim
50 East 87th Street
New York, NY 10128
Contact: Rabbi David Lincoln
Phone: (212) 369-2600
Email: dlincoln@pasyn.com
www.pasyn.com

Visit to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins. Referral and other services provided as needed and appropriate. For congregation members.

Project Ezra
197 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002
Contact: Miriam Rodgers
Phone: (212) 982-3700
Email: codirector.projectezra@verizon.net
www.projectezra.org

Visits to homebound/shut-ins; trips for the elderly; interest groups; food-package deliveries and Holiday parties. Serving primarily community of Lower East Side.

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 West 68th Street
New York, NY 10023
Contact: Rabbi Krolov
Phone: (212) 877-4050

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
155 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Contact: Rabbi Jerome Epstein
www.uscj.org

West Side Jewish Center
347 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Contact: Rabbi Richard Weiss
Phone: (212) 502-5291
www.westsidejewishcenter.org

Hospital, nursing home/shut-in visits, social work and counseling. For congregation members.

Young Israel of Manhattan
225 East Broadway
New York, NY 10002
Contact: Rabbi Yeshaya Siff
Phone: (212) 732-0966
Email: YIM225@aol.com

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Bay Terrace Jewish Center
209 Street & Cross
Bayside, NY 11360
Contact: Rabbi Hyman Levine
Phone: (718) 428-6363

Bikur Cholim of Forest Hills and Rego Park
Contact: Levy Family
Phone: (917) 742-2718
Email: skyrealt@yahoo.com

Bikur Cholim Yad Yaakov
73-13 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11367
Contact: Moshe Mondrowitz
Phone: (718) 261-7029

Services Lutheran Medical Center, Long Island College Hospital & New York Rusk Institute.

Congregation Tifereth Israel of Jackson Heights
31-36 88 Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: Rabbi Ernest Mayfield
Phone: (718) 429-4100

Free Synagogue of Flushing
41-60 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY 11355
Phone: (718) 961-0030

Holliswood Jewish Center
86-25 Francis Lewis
Holliswood, NY 11427
Contact: Rabbi Marc Penner
Phone: (718) 776-8500
Email: rabbi@yiholliswood.org
www.yiholliswood.org

International Synagogue
JFK International Arrivals Building
Jamaica, NY 11430
Contact: Rabbi Bennett M. Rackman
Phone: (718) 656-5044
Email: BMRackman@aol.com

Jewish Center of Bayside Oaks
50-35 Cloverdale Blvd.
Bayside, NY 11364
Contact: Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport
Phone: (718) 631-0100

Jewish Center of Ocean Harbor
76-46 168th Street
Flushing, NY 11366
Contact: Rabbi Herbert Silverberg
Phone: (718) 969-8168

Jewish Heritage Center of Queens
68-29 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11367
Contact: Rabbi Moshe Turk
Phone: (718) 575-3100

Synagogue services, counseling,hospital/nursing home visits

Kew Gardens Synagogue Adath
82-17 Lefferts
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Contact: Rabbi Aryeh Sokoloff
Phone: (718) 849-7988

Kissena Jewish Center
43-43 Bowne Street
Flushing, NY 11344
Phone: (718) 461-1871

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-04 76th avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Contact: Rabbi David Moseson, Chaplain
Phone: (718) 470-7206

Visits to hospital patients. Shabbat candles, kiddush, etc. provided to hospital patients. Shabbat apartment available. Mincha Service daily at 2PM

Rabbi Melvyn May, Chaplain at St. John's Hospital
229 Beach 124 Street
Belle Harbor, NY 11694
Contact: Rabbi Melvyn May
Phone: (917) 804-6088
Email: rabbinewyork@aol.com

Chaplaincy/bikur cholim services at St. John's Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York.

Ozone Park Jewish Center
107-01 Cross Bay Blvd
Ozone Park, NY 11417
Contact: Lauren Fuld
Phone: (718) 848-4096

Queens Jewish Community Council
119-45 Union Turnpike
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: (718) 544-9033

Services the bikur cholim needs of Queens Jewish community

Young Israel of Forest Hills
7100 Yellowstone Blvd
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Contact: Rebbetzin Lonni Oppenheimer
Phone: (718) 268-7100 (Day); 718-514-2690 Evening)
Email: youngisraelfh@aol.com

Young Israel of Jamaica Estates
83-10 188th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
Contact: Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg
Phone: (718) 479-7500

Young Israel of Jamaica Estates (Rabbi Shlomo Hochberg)
83-10 188th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432-7500
Contact: Carolyn Baruch
Phone: (718) 479-7500

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/ Holiday hospitality; meals-on-wheels, if needed; referrals to doctors and dentists; assistance to women after delivery and to mourners. For congregation members and community residents.

Young Israel of New Hyde Park
2647-15 77th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Contact: Rabbi Teitelman
Phone: (718) 343-0496
www.yinhp.org/bikurcholim.html

Providing Shabbat hospitality for those needing to be near LIJ Hospital (and other area hospitals) and information on kosher Shabbat meals. We also try to assist with other bikur cholim needs. For Housing requests, contact Michael Katz: (718) 347-6470.

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Lev Yael Bikur Cholim of Staten Island
Staten Island, NY Contact: Mindy Fried
Phone: (718) 494-4343
Email: amfoffice@gmail.com

Providing needs for patients in Staten Island hospitals & nursing homes.

New Springville Jewish Center
13 Eli Court
Staten Island, NY 10314
Contact: Rabbi Chaim Segal
Phone: (718) 983-8063

Temple B'nai Israel
45 Twombly Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
Contact: Rabbi Waidenbaum
Phone: (718) 987-8188

Bikur Cholim for congregation members and community residents.

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Bikur Cholim of Albany
380 Whitehall Road
Albany, NY 12208
Contact: Rabbi Moshe Bomzer
Phone: (518) 489-5819
Email: mbomzer@aol.com

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, Shabbat/Holiday hospitality; referrals to doctors and dentists, legal services, and social work and counseling agencies. For congregation members and community residents.

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Baldwin Jewish Center
885 East Seaman
Baldwin, NY 11510
Contact: Eli Fishman
Phone: (516) 223-5599

Congregational Services

Bikur Cholim of Great Neck
88 Old Pond Road
Great Neck, NY 11023-1032
Contact: Robyn Blumner
Phone: (516) 487-3859
Email: meliant@aol.com

Provides friendly visits through North Shore Hospital & LIJ Hospital. Kosher food is available at both hospitals. Shabbos elevator is available.

Bikur Cholim of New Hyde Park
11 Radnor Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
Contact: Michael Katz
Phone: (718) 347-6470
Email: mjkatz@earthlink.net

Serving Long Island Jewish Hospital, North Shore Hospital & St. Francis Hospital.

Bikur Cholim of Rockaway/5 Towns
P.O. Box 294
Lawrence, NY 11559
Contact: Tzippy David
Phone: (718) 327-5989
Email: tzippydavid@yahoo.com

Provides rides for community residents who need to visit doctors. Provides cooked meals for sick people. Help pay medical bills for those in need. Visit shut-ins. We visit people in nursing homes & hospitals.

Central Synagogue of Nassau
430 DeMott Avenue
Rockville, NY 11570
Contact: Rabbi Marc A. Gruber
Phone: (516) 766-4300
Email: mgruber@centralsy.org
www.centralsy.org

Congregation Beth Israel
141 Hilton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
Contact: Rabbi Harvey Weil
Phone: (516) 489-1818

Visits to Hempstead General Hospital & Nursing Home, Mercy Hospital, Franklin General Hospital, South Nassau Hospital, Winthrop University Hospital, and Mayfair Nursing Home.

Congregation Sons of Israel
111 Irving Place
Woodmore, NY 11598
Contact: Rabbi Bruce Ginsburg
Phone: (516) 374-0655

Congregation Tifereth Israel
40 Hill Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Contact: Rabbi Irwin Huberman
Phone: (516) 676-5080
Email: RebIrwin@telus.net
www.ctionline.org

East Meadow Jewish Center
1400 Prospect Avenue
East Meadow, NY 11554
Contact: Rabbi Ronald Androphy
Phone: (516) 483-4205
Email: rabbiandrophy@eastmeadowjc.org
www.eastmeadowjc.org

Bikur Cholim for community residents.

Franklin Hospital Medical Center Bikur Cholim
c/o Pastoral Care Department, FHMC 900 Franklin Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Contact: Timothy Stansberry
Phone: (516) 256-6050
Email: tstansberry@nshs.edu

Visits to hospital. For community residents.

Jewish Community Center of West Hempsted Chesed Committee
711 Dogwood Avenue
West Hempsted, NY 11552
Contact: Fran Welner
Phone: (516) 481-7448

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; referral to social work and counseling services. Transportation to medical appointments, shopping if necessary; bereavement visits and follow-up phone calls and visit. Provide food for short time if necessary. For congregation members.

North Country Reform Temple
Crescent Beach Road
Glen Clove, NY 11542
Contact: Rabbi Janet Liss
Phone: (516) 671-4760
www.ncrt.org

North Shore Synagogue
83 Muttontown Road
Syosset, NY 11791
Contact: Rabbi Darryl Crystal, Rabbi Stephen Sirbu
Phone: (516) 921-2282

Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation
Bikur Cholim Project 21 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Contact: Rabbi Michael Stanger
Phone: (516) 333-2289
Email: owhcrabbi@aol.com

Visits to home, nursing facilities, and telephone support. For congregation members.

Plainview Jewish Center
95 Floral Drive
Plainview, NY 11803
Contact: Rabbi Moses A. Birnbaum D.D.
Phone: (516) 938-8610
Email: PlainviewJC@aol.com
www.plainviewjewishcenter.org

Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore Mutual Support Network
1001 Plandome Rd.
Plandome, NY 11030
Contact: Ilse Sander
Phone: (516) 627-5123

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/holiday hospitality. Congregants in professions will help with advice and support. Transportation to doctor's appointments, shopping. Hotline to inform members about deaths and shiva information in congregation. Funeral packages worked out with local home.

Shelter Rock Jewish Center
Shelter Rock & Searingtown Rds272 Rock Road
Roslyn, NY 11576
Contact: Myron Bloom
Phone: (516) 741-4305
Email: SRJC4305@aol.com
www.srjc.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins. For congregation and community members.

Temple Avodah
3050 Oceanside Road
Oceanside, NY 11572
Contact: Rabbi Uri Goren
Phone: (516) 766-6809

Temple Beth-El (Great Neck)
5 Old Mill Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
Contact: Leon Silverberg
Phone: (516) 487-0900
www.tbegreatneck.org

Visits to hospitals, homebound/ shut-ins; referral to social work and counseling services possibly available; Shabbat challah and wine packages from nursery school to congregation members in local hospital. For congregation members.

Temple Chaverim
1050 Washington
Plainview, NY 11803
Contact: Rabbi Jonathan Hecht
Phone: (516) 367-6100

Temple Gates of Zion
322 N. Corona Avenue
Valley Stream, NY 11580
Phone: (516) 561-2308

Temple Israel of Great Neck
108 Old Mill Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
Contact: Rabbi
Phone: (516) 482-7800

Temple Israel of South Merrick
2655 Clubhouse Road
Merrick, NY 11566
Contact: Rabbi Maurice Simikes
Phone: (516) 378-1963

Temple Judea (Massapequa)
98 Jeruselem Avenue
Massapequa, NY 11758
Contact: Rabbi Michael L. Kramer
Phone: (516) 798-5444
www.temple-judea.org

Temple Tikvah
3315 Hillside Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Contact: Roberta Salschutz
Phone: (516) 746-1120
Email: office@templetikvah.org
www.templetikvah.org

The Bethpage Jewish Community
600 Broadway
Bethpage, NY 11714
Contact: Rabbi Seth Gordon
Phone: (516) 938-7909

Young Israel of Great Neck
236 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
Contact: Rabbi Blummer
Phone: (516) 829-6040

Bikur Cholim for community residents.

Young Israel of New Hyde Park
2647-15 77th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Contact: Rabbi Teitelman
Phone: (718) 343-0496
www.yinhp.org/bikurcholim.html

Providing Shabbat hospitality for those needing to be near LIJ Hospital (and other area hospitals) and information on kosher Shabbat meals. We also try to assist with other bikur cholim needs. For Housing requests, contact Michael Katz: (718) 347-6470.

Young Israel of North Woodmere
785 Gold Drive
North Woodmere, NY 11581
Contact: Rabbi Saul Chill
Phone: (516) 791-5099

Young Israel of Oceanside
150 Waukena Road
Oceanside, NY 11572
Contact: Rabbi & Mrs. Moshe Gottesman
Phone: (516) 764-5834
Email: sonra@optonline.net

Hospitality for visitors of patients at South Naussau Community Hospital; visiting on Yom Tov and other occasions; transportation for congregation members as needed to doctors' appointments, hospitals.

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Friendly Visitor Program Orange County
c/o Jewish Family Service 92 Seward Avenue, Suite 7
Middletown, NY 10940
Contact: Doris Rubinsky
Phone: (845) 341-1173
Email: jfs@citlink.net

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Referral to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling services, entitlements, and legal services. Grocery shopping, transportation to medical appointments, light c

Satmar Bikur Cholim of Monroe
9 Taylor Court - Unit 201
Monroe, NY 10950
Contact: Channa Kahan and Shevy Kahan
Phone: (845) 783-4500
Email: bikurcholim@thejnet.com

Serving Orange County.

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Bikur Cholim of Rockland County
25 Robert Pitt Drive - Suite 101
Monsey, NY 10952
Contact: Leah Goldstein
Phone: (845) 425-7877
Email: goldsteinleah@yahoo.com

Helps serve people in the hospitals, provides kosher meals & medical related services.

Chesed of New Square
118 Clinton Lane
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Contact: Chava Greenberg
Phone: (845) 354-3233 - Ex 108

Jewish mediation rooms at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital & Cornell Hospital in New York City. Provide kosher meals.

Congregation Sons of Israel Good and Welfare Committee
300 North Broadway
Upper Nyack, NY 10960
Contact: Lisa Berke-Weidenbaum
Phone: (845) 358-3767
Email: helaine@fcc.net
www.csinyack.org

Between them, Good & Welfare and Social Action committees provide; Visits to hospitals, homebound/shut-ins;Shabbat/holiday hospitality; and meals-on-wheels. Transportation to doctors and other appointments, when needed and to services/special programs; provide equipment for hearing impaired persons; babysitting for Shabbat mornings and High Holidays; annual blood drive; provide kosher meals for member families sitting shiva; send flowers or balloons to those with serious/acute illness or surgery; maintain and annually revise a phone chain for communication needs to board and leadership. For congregation and community members.

Vital One
PO Box 1049
Monsey, NY 10952
Contact: Rabbi Isaac Leider
Phone: 1-888-356-3911
Email: info@vitalone.org
www.vitalone.org

VitalOne's mission is to provide urgent relief and crisis intervention in difficult situations, and to save lives. We respond immediately, by mobilizing all resources necessary to assist people in need. We arrange emergency medical transfers, search and rescue missions, and we help bring the deceased to a timely burial. With contacts at hospitals and air ambulance services worldwide, VitalOne can secure emergency air transportation for the critically ill, anywhere. Using both helicopter and fixed-wing aircrafts, VitalOne's advanced medical flight technology keeps the patient in an ICU environment from one hospital bed to the next. If ever you know of someone who is in need of such services please contact our emergency service line.

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Dix Hills Jewish Center
555 Vanderbilt Parkway
Dix Hills, NY 11746
Contact: Alice Fossner
Phone: (631) 499-6644
Email: lilfos@aol.com

Bikur Cholim program for Huntington Hospital and community residents.

Farmingdale Jewish Center
425 Fulton Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Contact: Rabbi David Harary
Phone: (516) 694-2343

Huntington Jewish Center
510 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
Contact: Ethel Sachs & Phyllis Levy
Phone: (631) 427-1089

Temple Adas Israel
P. O. Box 1378
Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Contact: Dan Morris
Phone: (631) 725-0904

Temple Beth Sholom of Smithtown
Edgewood Avenue
Smithtown, NY 11787
Contact: Rabbi Londy
Phone: (631) 724-0424

The Hampton Synagogue
154 Sunset Avenue
West Hampton Beach, NY 11978
Contact: Rabbi Marc Schnier
Phone: (631) 288-0534

Young Israel of Commack
40 Kings Park Road
Commack, NY 11725
Contact: Rabbi Raphael Wizman
Phone: (631) 543-1441

Young Israel of Huntington
598 Park Avenue
Huntington, NY 11743
Contact: Rabbi Moshe LaBrie
Phone: (631) 385-7276

Temple Beth El
45 Oak Street
Patchogue, NY 11772
Contact: Rabbi Joel Levinson
Phone: (631) 475-1882
Email: rabbijoel@yahoo.com

Temple Isaiah
1404 Stony Brook Road
Stony Brook, NY 11790
Contact: Silvia and David Altman
Phone: (631) 751-8518

Bikur cholim for congregation and community members

Chabad at Stony Brook
821 Hawkins Ave
Lake Grove, NY 11755
Contact: Rabbi Chaim Grossbaum
Phone: (631) 585-0521
Email: chabadsb@nvbb.net

For patients or families at University Hospital at Stony Brook. We would be glad to assist with Shabbat accommodations or referrals to Shomer Shabbat families within walking distance to the hospital.

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Beth El Synagogue
Northfield Road at North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804
Contact: Dorothy Foxr
Phone: (914) 235-2700
www.bethelnr.org

Bikur Cholim of Westchester
82 Bon Air Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10804
Contact: Mrs. Shoshana Shinnar
Phone: (914) 633-3403

Visits to nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins. Many programs involving children from nursery to 12th grade in bikur cholim. Serving all community residents of Westchester County.

Community Synagogue
200 Forest Avenue
Rye, NY 10580
Contact: Rabbi Daniel Gropper
Phone: (914) 967-6262
www.comsynrye.org

Congregation Sons of Israel
1666 Pleasantville
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
Contact: Rabbi Steven Kane
Phone: (914) 762-2700

Greystone Jewish Center
600 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10705
Contact: Rabbi Dovid Kagen
Phone: (914) 963-8888

The Hebrew Institute of White Plains
20 Greenridge Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Contact: Leonard Weinstein
Phone: (914) 997-0153
Email: lenwein10@optonline.net

Bikur cholim for congregation members and Jewish patients of the White Plains Hospital Medical Center.

Scarsdale Synagogue-Tremont Temple
2 Ogden Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Contact: Rabbi Stephen Klein
Phone: (914) 725-5175
Email: rabbisak18@aol.com
www.sstt.org

Shaarei Tikvah
46 Fox Meadow Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Contact: Rabbi David Fine
Phone: (914) 472-2013

Visits to hospitals, Jansen Hospice. For congregation members.

Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester
220 South Bedford
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Contact: Rabbi Joshua M. Davidson
Phone: (914) 238-3928
Email: rabbistudy@bethelnw.org
www.bethelnw.org

Temple Israel of New Rochelle
100 Pinebrook Blvd
New Rochelle, NY 10804
Contact: Rabbi Micheal Cohana
Phone: (914) 235-1800

Temple Israel of Northern Westchester
Glengary Road
Croton on Hudson, NY 10520
Contact: Rabbi Helene Ferris
Phone: (914) 271-4705

Young Israel of Harrison
207 Union Avenue
Harrison, NY 10538
Contact: Rabbi Yaacov Bienenfeld
Phone: (914) 777-1236

Young Israel of Scarsdale
1313 Weaver Street
Scardsdale, NY 10583
Contact: Rabbi Jacob Rubinstein
Phone: (914) 636-8686
Email: kavyashar@yahoo.com
www.yisny.org

Visits to hospitals.

Jewish Community Center on the Hudson
371 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Contact: Executive Director Frank Hassid
Phone: (914) 366-7898

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Deuttsch Family Shalom Center (Bikkur Cholim Caring Committee)
Temple Chai 4645 East Marilyn Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Contact: Sharona Silverman
Phone: (602) 971-1234
Email: shalomcenter@templechai.com
www.templechai.com

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins, meals-on-wheels. Telephone support and transportation provided for visits to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling. Reading books, babysitting, errands. Life transition support groups, support and educational group for Bikur Cholim volunteers. Resource library on Jewish healing. For congregation members and community residents.

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Beth Jacob Congregation
4855 College Avenue
San Diego, CA 92115
Contact: Rabbi Avram Bougopusky
Phone: (619) 287-9890
Email: Bethjacobsandiego@hotmail.com
www.Bethjacobsandiego.org

Visits to hospitals; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality; For congregation members.

Bikur Cholim of the Jewish Healing Center of San Diego
Leihtag Family Building 3715 Sixth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103-4316
Contact: Cynthia Bernee
Phone: (619) 291-0473
Email: cynthiab@jfssd.org

Congregation Netivot Shalom Chevrat Bikkur Cholim
1841 Berkeley Way
Berkeley, CA 94703
Contact: Rabbi Stuart Kelman
Phone: (510) 549-9447
www.netivotshalom.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; referral to doctor and dentists, social work and counseling agencies, entitlements, and legal services. Training sessions on Bikur Cholinm. For congregation members.

Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties with The Jewish Healing Center
2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Contact: Amy Rassen
Phone: (415) 567-8860
Email: Arassen@jfcs.org
www.jfcs.org

Visits tr hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality; provides meals-on-wheels;referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling, entitlements, legal services; spiritual support groups. For community residents.

Santa Barabara Jewish Family Service
524 Chapala
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Wiolfson
Phone: (805) 957-1116
Email: ewolfson@sbjf.org

Visits to nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Referrals for Shabbat/Holiday hospitality; referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling services, entitlements, legal services; short-term case management. For community residents.

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Beth Israel of Westport/Norwalk Bikur Cholim
40 King Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
Contact: Rabbi Yehoshua Hecht
Phone: (203) 866-0534
Email: info@bethisraelct.org
www.bethisraelct.org

Serving: Norwalk Hospital, Fairfield Jewish Home for the Aged, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan and all local Senior Centers.

Caring Committee of Congregation Mishkan Israel
785 Ridge Road
Hamden, CT 06517
Contact: Dana Brozinsky, Chaplain, RN
Phone: (203) 288-3877
Email: cmicares@snet.net

Bikur cholim for congregation members at home, in assisted living facilities and in nursing homes.

Stamford Bikur Cholim, Jewish Family Service
111 Prospect Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Contact: Sara Jamison, MA, LCSW
Phone: (203) 921-4161
Email: sarahava@optonline.net

A community wide program which includes all synagogues and the Jewish Community Center, we do hospital visits, homebound elderly and nursing home visits and Shabbat meal and package delivery. JFS provides support and service to all of the local Jewish organizations.

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Adas Israel Congregation
2850 Quebec St. NW
Washington, DC 20008
Contact: Rabbi Miller
Phone: (202) 362-4433
Email: Rabbi.Miller@adasisrael.org
www.adasisrael.org

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Gesher Tzedaka - Bridge of Charity: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Jewish Family Room (located in Jackson Medical Tower, 1500 NW 12th Avenue)
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 866-9-GESHER (866-943-7437)
Email: info@Geshertzedaka.com
www.geshertzedaka.com

Our Jewish Family Room where families can find solace. Additionally, we can provide access to community resources, medical referrals, and guidance from the clergy, accessibility of kosher provisions, a warm smile and a helping hand.

Bikur Cholim of North Miami Beach
990 NE 171 Street
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Phone: (305) 690-8949
Email: bikurcholimNMB@gmail.com

Bikur Cholim of North Miami Beach provides visits to hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and homes. We provide free loans of durable medical equipment. Meals are delivered to local hospitals and homes. Transportation assistance is available. Referrals to social service agencies. Services are provided to members of the North Miami Beach community, and patients in local hospitals.

Beit Edmond J. Safra - Sephardic Synagogue of Turnberry
19275 Mystic Pointe Drive
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone: (305) 931-4313 or (786) 223-2555
Email: rybikurholim@live.com

Contact Rebeca Yohai about our Bikur Cholim program.

Gesher Tzedaka - Bridge of Charity: Aventura Hospital
Jewish Family Room (located in North Tower, 20900 Biscayne Blvd.)
Aventura, FL 33180
Phone: 866-9-GESHER (866-943-7437)
Email: info@Geshertzedaka.com
www.geshertzedaka.com

Our Jewish Family Room where families can find solace. Additionally, we can provide access to community resources, medical referrals, and guidance from the clergy, accessibility of kosher provisions, a warm smile and a helping hand.

Bikur Cholim of Hollywood
3851 N. 43rd Avenue
Hollywood, FL 33021
Contact: Rabbi Saul M. Ganchrow
Phone: (954) 961-4135
Email: REBCHEF@AOL.COM

Hospital visits. For congregation members and community residents.

Hollywood Community Synagogue - Chabad
2221 North 46 Avenue
Hollywood, FL 33021
Contact: Shawn Snow
Phone: (954) 967-8341
Email: RabbiHCS@aol.com
www.HCSChabad.Org

Gesher Tzedaka - Bridge of Charity: Holy Cross Hospital
Jewish Family Room (located in 4725 North Federal Highway)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
Phone: 866-9-GESHER (866-943-7437)
Email: info@Geshertzedaka.com
www.geshertzedaka.com

Our Jewish Family Room where families can find solace. Additionally, we can provide access to community resources, medical referrals, and guidance from the clergy, accessibility of kosher provisions, a warm smile and a helping hand.

Gesher Tzedaka - Bridge of Charity
110 East Broward Blvd - Suite 790
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 866-9-GESHER (866-943-7437)
Email: info@Geshertzedaka.com
www.geshertzedaka.com

A social services organization assisting families and patients in local South Florida Hospitals through Jewish Family Rooms where families can find solace. Additionally, we provide access to community resources, medical referrals, and guidance from the clergy, accessibility of kosher provisions, a warm smile and a helping hand.

Bikur Cholim of South Palm Beach County
7419 Palacio Del Mar Drive
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Contact: Stanley Smith, Founder & President
Phone: (561) 362-7345
Email: BikurCholimSPBC@gmail.com
www.bikurcholimspbc.org

Bikur Cholim of South Palm Beach County provides visits and chaplaincy services to patients in hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and homes in the Boca Raton/Delray Beach area. We offer volunteer training and service opportunities and provide free loan of durable medical equipment. We are in the process of organizing a Shabbos Room at Boca Raton Community Hospital. We have copies of Bikur Cholim Selected Laws and Prayers by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, Senior Rabbi, Boca Raton Synagogue for distribution. Project H.E.L.P., Hurricane Emergency Lifesaving Preparation assists homebound elderly, frail, and disabled individuals.

For the Jewish Hospitality & Shabbat Room at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, contact Patient Advocate: Deborah Averbook at (561) 955-3768 or DAverbook@brrh.com — or call Stanley Smith at (561) 362-7345.

Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Petersburg
300 58th Street
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Contact: Rabbin Jacob Luski
Phone: (727) 381-4900
Email: rabbi.luski@cbistpete.org
www.cbistpete.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins;Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. For congregation members.

Jewish Healing Network / Jewish Family & Community Services
6261 Dupont Station Court, E.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Contact: Helen Hill
Phone: (904) 394-5737
Email: hhill@jfcsjax.org

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Jewish Family & Career Services, Inc.
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338-6210
Contact: Rabbi Scott B. Saulson
Phone: (770) 677-9300
Email: rabbi@jfcs-atlanta.org
www.jfcs-atlanta.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound and shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality available through chaplain. Meals-on-Wheels available through JF&CS program. Referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling, entitlements and legal services available through chaplain. For community residents.

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Jewish Healing Network of Chicago
5150 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077
Contact: Rabbi Joseph Ozarowski
Email: JosephOzarowski@jcfs.org

A collaborative program of Jewish Child and Family Services, Council for Jewish Elderly, the Chicago Board of Rabbis and Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

Bikur Cholim training for congregations, which includes initial training of 2-6 sessions, regular meetings of coordinators, consultation, and honoring people who have done exemplary work. Contact: Tracey Lipsig Kite, (847) 568-5216 or JHNC@jcfs.org

Generation to Generation: Friendly Visitors to the Elderly. A community based program for nursing home volunteers, includes screening, training, connection with a local nursing home, and support for volunteers including support groups and a newsletter. Contact: Carol Berry, (847) 568-5208 or JHNC@jcfs.org

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Tikvat Shalom Congregation
3737 West Esplanade Avenue
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (804) 889-1144

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Bikur Cholim of Baltimore
2808 Steele Road
Baltimore, MD 21209
Contact: Rebitzen Hanna Weinberg
Phone: (410) 999-3700
Email: info@baltimorebikurcholim.org
www.baltimorebikurcholim.org

Bnai Shalom of Olney Bikur Cholim
18401 Burtfield Drive
Olney, MD 20830
Phone: (301) 774-0879
www.bnaishalomolney.org

Chizuk Amuno Bikur Cholim
8100 Stevenson Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
Phone: (410) 486-6400

Jewish Chaplaincy Services
6101 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
Contact: Rabbi Saul Koss
Phone: (301) 230-7200
Email: skoss@jssa.org
www.shalomdc.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes. Referrals to social work and counseling. Religious programming for hospitals, nursing homes and jails. Serving unaffiliated Jews in institutional settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, hospices, and jails.

Jewish Family Services
5750 Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-3397
Contact: Rabbi Tsvi G. Schur
Phone: (410) 542-6300

Ohr Kodesh Congregation - Chesed Committee
8402 Ferryman Drive
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Contact: Annette Friedman
Phone: (301) 589-3880
www.ohrkodesh.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes; homebound/shut-ins. Also provides transportation to and from doctors appointments.

Temple Oheb Shalom
7310 Park Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD 21208
Contact: Norma Levin
Phone: (410) 358-0105
Email: nllevin@aol.com

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Jewish Family Service of Metrowest
475 Franklin Street, Suite 101
Framingham, MA 01702
Contact: Thea Bader
Phone: (508) 875-3100
Email: TB@jfsmw.org
www.jfsmw.org

Bikkur Holim Training; Intergenerational Family/Child training to visit elders; Weekly Bereavement Support Groups; Monthly Cancer Support Groups; Educational Workshops; Kesher: Connecting Jewish Elders living in community facilities to the Jewish Community; Kulanu: Outreach to young families with children, interfaith families and the unaffiliated Lay Leader Networking Support Groups Caring Community training, consultation and support to all faith communities Healing Partners Resource Library Graduate student internships: Harvard Divinity School and Hebrew College Home of the "Spiritual Tool Kit", inventory of community healing resources revised annually Information and Referral Individual and institutional consultations.

Rofeh International
1710 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445
Contact: Shalva Siege
Phone: (617) 734-5101

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes; homebound/shut-ins, Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling services and entitlements. Meals for shabbos and Yom tov for patients and their families in and out of hospital, depending on circumstances. "Welcome" meals on arrival at accommodations. In some circumstances, will provide meals during the week. Some transportation. Interpreter services. Accommodations: private rooms and self-contained efficiency apartments.

Temple Beth El Project Hesed
979 Dickinson Street
Springfield, MA 01108
Contact: Aimee Lenares
Phone: (413) 733-4140
Email: templebethel979@aol.com

Delivery of Shabbat meals to congregants who have lost a family member, or have recently been discharged from hospital or rehabilitation. Telephone calls to members who are ill, bereaved, recuperating, or celebrating a simcha or other special occasion. Visits to homebound by trained volunteers. Delivery of yahrtzeit candleholders and a meditation to members 11 months after the death of a spouse, parent, child or sibling.

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Congregation Ahavas Israel
2727 Michigan Street, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1297
Contact: Rabbi David J.B. Krishef
Phone: (616) 949-2840
Email: rabbi@ahavasisraelgr.org
www.ahavasisraelgr.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Referral to Jewish social work and counseling agencies. For congregation members (their visitors, or unaffiliated, by request).

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Beth El Synagogue
5224 West 26th Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Contact: Main Office
Phone: (952) 920-3512
www.bethelsynagogue.org

Bnai Emet-Bikur Cholim Society
3115 Ottawa Avenue S.
Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 927-7309
www.bnaiemet.org

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Traditional Congregation
12437 Ladue Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: (314) 576-5230

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Bikur Cholim of Teaneck
140 Norma Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Contact: Arlene Eis
Phone: (201) 836-4950

Congregation Ahavath Torah Sisterhoodm Mitzvah Committee
240 Broad Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
Contact: Rebbetzin Ruth Swift
Phone: (201) 568-1315
www.ahavathtorah.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins;Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Help for families in times of bereavement; provide meals and maintain room for Shabbat and Yom Tov at Englewood Hospital for families of patients. Referral services offered by other community agencies. For congregation members and community residents.

Jewish Center of Teaneck
70 Sterling Place
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Contact: Jay Ansch
Phone: (201) 833-0515
www.jcot.org

Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey
1391 Martine Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Contact: Debbie Rosenwein
Phone: (908) 889-5335
Email: drosenwein@jfcnj.org

Visits to nursing homes, assisted living facilities, kabbalat Shabbat services in select facilities

Joint Chaplaincy Committee of Metro West Federation - (affiliated with the Chaplaincy Committee of Central New Jersey)
901 Route 10
Whippany, NJ 07981
Contact: Cecille Asekoff
Phone: (973) 929-3168
Email: casekoff@ujcnj.org
www.najc.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, senior residences, assisted-living facilities, hospice patients and families, and individuals with developmental disabilities.

Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim of Lakewood
1450 Walden Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Contact: Mrs. Leeba Freidman
Phone: (732) 905-3020

Visits to hospitals and nursing homes, Kosher food pantries in hospitals, homebound visitation, medical transportation, loan of medical and rehabilitation equipment, lending library, financial assistance, aid to new mothers, support groups, mother's milk bank, meal accommodations, coordination, blood donor program. For community residents.

The Princeton Jewish Center
435 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08540
Contact: Margie Atwater
Phone: (609) 921-0100
Email: IlanaBenMa@aol.com

Attention to individualized bikur cholim needs

Temple Beth Ahm
550 Lloyd Road
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
Contact: Main Office
Phone: (732 583-1700
www.templebethahm.org

Weingarten Family Jewish Visitation Program - JVP Lubavitch
513 Kenwood Place
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: (201) 907-0686

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Congregation Bnai Israel
2727 Kenwood Boulevard
Toledo, OH 43606
Phone: (419) 531-1677
Email: rabbi@tbitoledo.org
www.tbitoledo.org

Jewish Family Service
83 N. Miller Road
Akron, OH 44333
Contact: Dr. Judith Rosenthal
Phone: (330) 867-3388
Email: akronjfs@ald.net

Social work and counseling. Visits to nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins, Shabbat/Holiday hospitality, hospitals (on occasion Rabbis, Cantors of congregation do hospital visitation when contacted). Referrals to meals-on-wheels, doctors and dentists, entitlements, legal services (limited). For community residents. Congregations do provide some of these services.

Jewish Family Service
6505 Sylvania
Sylvania, OH 43560
Contact: Barbara Levison
Phone: (419) 885-2561 - ext 1207

Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland (JFSA)
3659 South Green Road - Suite 316 - The PDC Building
Beachwood, OH 44122
Phone: (216) 378-8660
www.jfsa-cleveland.org

The Park Synagogue
3300 Mayfield Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
Phone: (216) 371-2244
www.parksynagogue.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; referrals to social work and counseling services. For congregation members and community residents.

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Congregation Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97201
Contact: Aaron Vitells
Phone: (503) 246-8831
Email: avitells@nevehshalom.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality. Referrals to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling. For congregation members and community residents.

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Beth El Temple Mitzvah Corps
2637 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Contact: Carol Sudhalter
Phone: (717) 652-4746
Email: info@betheltemplehbg.org
www.betheltemplehbg.org

Jewish Family Service of Greater Harrisburg, Inc
3333 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 233-1681
Email: info@jfsofhbg.org
www.jfsofhbg.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins, telephone support services, referral to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling services, entitlements; comprehensive assessment and case management services.

Philadelphia Bikur Cholim
8102 Dorcas Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Contact: Dubbie Ungar
Phone: (215) 342-1254

Tiferet Bet Israel Synagogue
1920 Skippak Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Contact: Fran Held
Phone: (267) 613-8384
Email: info@tbibluebell.org
www.tbibluebell.org

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Arnstein Jewish Community Center, Knoxville
6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Contact: Shlomo Weinstein
Phone: (865) 690-6343
www.jewishknoxville.org

Jewish Family Services of the Knoxville Jewish Federation
6800 Deane Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
Contact: Nancy Britcher
Phone: (865) 693-5837
Email: nbritcher@jewishknoxville.org
www.jewishknoxville.org

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes, homebound/shut-ins; Shabbat/Holiday hospitality (occasionally); referral to doctors and dentists, social work and counseling services, entitlements, and legal services; community family life education programs and support groups. For congregation and community residents.

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Bikur Cholim Council of the South / Ohr Hadash Jewish Healing Center
2113 W. Springcreek Parkway
Plano, TX 75023
Contact: Rosie Cohen, Director
Phone: (214) 692-8489
Email: rosie@ohrhadash.org
www.ohrhadash.org

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Agudas Achim Congregation
2908 Valley Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302
Contact: Nan Berman
Phone: (703) 519-0764
Email: mayimchayim36@verizon.net
www.agudasachim-va.org

Jewish Family Service of Tidewater
260 Grayson Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Contact: Jane Anderson
Phone: (757) 489-3111
Email: homehealth@jfshamptonroads.org
www.jfshamptonroads.org

Outreach visits to local hospitals and nursing homes, friendly visitors for homebound; meals-on-wheels provided; social work and counseling; assessment of case planning, case management, home health care; personal affairs management program/older adult protective services; recreation therapy; transportation to and from medical appointments; referrals to other community based services. For older adults in need of assistance because of sudden or chronic illness.

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Jewish Chaplaincy Service of Milwaukee
1360 N. Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Contact: Rabbi Leonard Lewy, Director
Phone: (414) 219-6083
Email: lenl@milwaukeejewish.org
www.milwaukeejewish.org

The Jewish Chaplaincy Program serves the unique religious, spiritual and cultural needs of Jewish patients, residents and family members in hospitals, nursing homes and group homes with special outreach to the unaffiliated. As the Jewish community's needs change, the Chaplaincy Program will seek to expand coverage to wherever there are Jews who are ill, institutionalized or linguistically isolated in settings such as assisted living, hospice, at home, or in Jewish community housing. [more...]

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Comunidade Shalom
Rua Cel Joaquim Ferreira Lobo, 195
Sao Paulo, BRAZIL 04544-150
Contact: Rabbi Adrian Gottfried
Phone: 5511 3849-1477
Email: rabino@shalom.org.br
www.shalom.org.br/healing/

With 300 families, Comunidade Shalom is the only Conservative and egalitarian Synagogue in Sao Paulo. The Healing and Bikkur Holim Group combines Jewish and spiritual resources of Healing with a contemporary approach of Judaism. Activities developed by the group provide support and warmth, opportunities for self-knowledge and for the performance of Tikkun Olam (action that aim repairing the world, in partnership with God) in the constant creation of a Kehilat Chessed, an inclusive and embracing community. The congregation also organized THE FIRST LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON JEWISH HEALING in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2005.

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Beth Tefila
1210 Adelaide Street N
London, Ontario, CANADA N5Y 4T6
Contact: Rabbi Eliezer & Bessie Gurko
Phone: (519) 434-3962
Email: rabbi@bethtefilah.org
www.bethtefilah.org

Beth Tzedec Hesed Committee
1700 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario , CANADA M5P 3K3
Contact: Lynne Levy
Phone: (416) 781-3511, 416-781-3514
www.beth-tzedec.org/Hesed

Jewish Hospice Program-Jewish Family Services
2255 Carling Avenue, Suite 300
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA K2B7Z5
Contact: Karen Ann Blakely
Phone: (613) 722-2225
Email: kblakely@jfsottawa.com
www.jfsottawa.com

Montreal Bikur Cholim
6580 Wilderton Avenue
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA H3F S125
Contact: Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Perlmutter
Phone: (514) 342-5999

Visits to hospitals, nursing homes and homebound/shut-ins. Also provides kosher meals to hospitals or home for families in time of crisis,

Ottawa Bikur Cholim: Agudath Israel Cong.
1400 Coldrey
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA KIV 8Y5
Contact: Barbara L.
Phone: (613) 728-3501

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Etza-Israel Self Help Center (National Self-Help Clearinghouse)
37 Montifyori Street
Tel-Aviv, ISRAEL 65201
Contact: Merle (Michael) Guttmann
Phone: (03) 566-2280
Email: selfhelp@netvision.net.il
www.selfhelp.org.il

Operates an information and referral service on self-help groups and organizations, including grass-roots organizations serving people or families with specific diseases and other personal conditions such as handicaps, bereavement, children with special needs, abuse, immigration and more. Voluntary organizations, such as Yad Sarah and Yael. The former lends out medical equipment and the latter is a hospital-based visitation program. Mercaz Artsi was founded by women's League for Israel, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, and Joint Distribution Committee- Israel. The center provides training and counseling and "hot house" services.

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