Community Resources

HATZALAH (MEDICAL EMERGENCIES)

212-230-1000

ERUB OF MANHATTAN

For map click here.

MIKVAH

  • 236 W. 74 Street (between Broadway and West End Avenues) – 212-579-2011
  • 419 E. 77 Street (between 1st and York Avenues) – 212-359-2020

YOETZET HALAKHA

If you have any questions regarding Taharat Hamishpakha (Jewish Family Law), laws of Niddah, sexuality, and women’s health, please contact our Yoetzet Halakha, Shiffy Friedman, at (646) 598-1080 or nycyoetzet@gmail.com.

SHEARITH ISRAEL CARING CONNECTION

Caring Connection offers Bikur Holim, telephone calls, visiting, refer­rals, meals, and other help in difficult times. For more information, click here.

CONNECT TO CARE

Assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties – especially those newly in need who may be hesitant to ask for assistance. Visit www.ujafedny.org/connect-to-care or call 212-399-2685.

HEBREW FREE LOAN SOCIETY

Interest-free loans to help families and individuals achieve and main­tain economic self-sufficiency. Visit www.hfls.org or call 212-687-0188.

DOROT

Social services for seniors and Kosher Meals on Wheels can be requested at 212-769-2850.

CITY MEALS ON WHEELS

Additional kosher meal informa­tion is available at 212-687-1234.

JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICE

A comprehensive network of mental health and social services. Visit www.jbfcs or call 212-582-9100.

SHALOM TASK FORCE

Support for victims of domestic abuse. Confidential hotline: 888-883-2323 (toll free) and 718-337-3700 (NYC area). Also shalomtaskforce.org.

THE SHIRA RUSKAY CENTER

Support for families coping with life-threatening illness or loss. Visit www.shiraruskay.org or call 212-632-4608,

SEPHARDIC BIKUR HOLIM

Mental health counseling, Bikur Holim, debt counseling, doctor referral services, and other Jewish social services are available. The organization is based in Brooklyn. Call 718-787-1100.

JEWISH FUNERAL HOMES

  • Plaza Memorial Chapel (Manhattan) – 212-769-4400
  • Riverside Memorial Chapel (Manhattan) – 212-362-6600
  • Parkside Funeral Home (Queens) – 718-896-9000

HEBREW FREE BURIAL ASSOCIATION

The Association assures that every Jew, regardless of financial means, receives a dignified, traditional Jewish funeral and burial. Contact info@hebrewfreeburial.org or 212-239-1662.

KITCHEN KOSHERING

Would you like to make your kitchen kosher? Rabbi Meir Soloveichik can help. For more information, please contact the rabbi at msoloveichik@shearithisrael.org.

MEZUZAH HANGING

Would you like to hang mezuzot in your home? Rabbi Meir Soloveichik will gladly help you identify where they should be placed and guide you in the appropriate bless­ing to recite. For more informa­tion, please contact Rabbi Soloveichik at msoloveichik@shearithisrael.org.

INVEST IN ISRAEL BONDS

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2 West 70th Street
New York, NY 10023
212-873-0300
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