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Rehabilitation and Day Center for the Elderly

The Edward D. and Anna Mitchell Family Foundation Day Center for the Elderly, established by Chamah is a lifeline for the elderly, the infirm and the lonely. The facility provides a physical rehabilitation center for those who have suffered heart attacks, strokes, and other serious illnesses. Read more...

Food Distribution Program for the Needy

The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 has created many economic problems in that country and resulted in mass impoverishment of the most vulnerable social groups. Chamah is the organization, which the United States Government has exclusively entrusted to head the program of food distribution for the most needy citizens of the Russian Federation. Read more...

Humanitarian Center

Moscow - the beautiful and shining capital of Russia, rich in theaters, museums and historical sights, amazing wide avenues, beautiful and massive buildings. But there is a different Moscow as well - the city of poor and wretched, the city where after the break up of the Soviet Union, people hardly survive and have almost no support. Read more...

A Lighthouse for Our People

For nearly seventy five years of Communist rule, the Jews of Russia knew only oppression and anti-Semitism. The horrors of pogroms, religious persecution, and the desecration of synagogues and other centers of Jewish communal activities were an everyday reality. Read more...

Gan Chamah

The Educational Center and Home for Underprivileged Jewish Children established by Chamah in Moscow, generally known as Gan Chamah, cares for children coming from underprivileged families; single-parent families; broken and dysfunctional homes; and physically challenged children. Read more...

First Jewish Medical Center

After the breakup of the Soviet Union a diversified social status was born. Although the elderly people spent their entire lives working for the Soviet government, they are now forced to live on meager pensions of only about $100 a month and cannot even afford a doctor’s visit. Read more...

Touching the Hearts

There are thousands of people sustaining themselves with paltry and meager pensions which are barely enough for them to buy their daily bread. They go to bed hungry. They are literally crying out in voices that cannot be heard. How can we deny them the assistance and care they so desperately need? Read more...

Equal Opportunities for Physically Challenged Children

Chamah embarked on a new project to include and give physically challenged children the opportunity to learn and live in an environment catered to their capacities. Currently, 50 disabled children are part of this experience, where they are provided with special medical care and necessary therapy for their continued development, in a nurturing environment. Read more...

Chamah Answers a Heartfelt Prayer

Throughout the socialist years of the Soviet Union, the elderly population nearing pension felt secure that in their “golden years” they would be taken care of. They had spent their entire lives working for “Mother Russia” and she in turn would attend to them when needed. Read more...