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Chayim Aruchim Hailed as Dedicated Advocate for Patients' Rights

Chayim Aruchim Annual Board Meeting - October 29, 2015 Chayim Aruchim Hailed as Dedicated Advocate for Patients' Rights

Nearly 100 prominent rabbonim, hospital administrators, doctors, elected officials and members of the medical field turned out at Chayim Aruchim’s annual board meeting at Kehal Chasidim in Boro Park on October 29th<...

Chayim Aruchimís Advocacy Prevents Hospital from Withholding Medical Treatment

A patient who enters the hospital does so with the assumption that their doctors will be looking out for their best interests and will do their utmost to provide them with appropriate medical care to ensure the best possible outcome.  Yet ...

Chayim Aruchim Launches Local Division in Illinois Together With Agudath Israel of Illinois

Chayim Aruchim  Launches Local Division in Illinois Together With Agudath Israel of Illinois

 On Tuesday, January 12, Agudath Israel of Illinois hosted a meeting for all Chicago-area rabbis to launch a local division of Chayim Aruchim, Agudath Israel of America's Cen...

Chayim Aruchim Leadership Meets with Representatives of the NYS Legislature.

Meeting With New York State Senator Dr. Terrence Murphy Chayim Aruchim Leadership Meets with Representatives of the NYS Legislature.

State Senator Dr. Terrence Murphy (R-NY 40th District) met with the leadership of Chayim Aruchim at Agudath Israel of America's Manhattan office, to discuss several important legislative issues.  Attending the meet...

The Myth That Feeding Tubes Don't Help and Other Absurdities

By: Dr. Barbara A. Olevitch, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and author of Life is a Treasure: The Jewish Way of Coping with Illness.

Dr. Allen Lempel, speaking at the Conference of Synagogue Rabbonim at the 88th Annual Con...

Important Chayim Aruchim Meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG)

Chayim Aruchim Meets with Patient Reps Important Chayim Aruchim Meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG)

Important Chayim Aruchim meeting with the Jewish Hospital Patient Liasion Group (JHPLG).

An important gathering took place in Brooklyn Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Chayim Aruchim a project of Agudath Israel of America hosted a gathering of...

Connecting the Dots in Medical Mystery Saves Womanís Life

The call came in to Chayim Aruchim's hotline from a distraught son.

His 89 year old mother had been diagnosed with cancer.  She was sent to a world class hospital in New York City, where a prominent surgeon felt that the proper course of treatment would be...

Annual Meeting

Chayim Aruchim Hosts Annual Meeting of Rabbis, Doctors, Lawyers and Activists Annual Meeting

Chayim Aruchim (The Center for Cultural...

CHAYIM ARUCHIM INVITED TO ENGLAND

Helping Establish Chayim Aruchim in the United Kingdom CHAYIM ARUCHIM INVITED TO ENGLAND

A two day trip to Manchester brought Chayim Aruchim’s expertise to England in an effort to help establish a Chayim Aruchim branch in  ...

New End of Life Protocols Adopted at North Shore LIJ

Chayim Aruchim Meets with Lenox Hill Hospital New End of Life Protocols Adopted at North Shore LIJ

Rabbi Shmuel Lefkowitz, Rabbi Gedaliah Weinberger, Rivie Schwebel, Dr. Howard Lebowitz, Rabbi...

Danish Teen Wakes From the "Dead" Just as Doctors Prepare to Harvest Her Organs

A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.

A teenage girl who had been stuck in a coma after a catastrophic car crash miraculously woke up just as doctors were about to declare her brain dead and harvest her organs.

Doctors had assessed Carina Melchior's chances of recovery as...

Agudath Israel Hails New NYS Health Care Law to Protect Patients

Bill signed into law, Patients entitled to be offered treatment according to Halacha Agudath Israel Hails New NYS Health Care Law to Protect Patients

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Palliative Care Act into Law.  Agudath Israel of America, which advocated strongly for its passage, hailed this vital amendment to the state's Public Health Law, which ensures th...