When a Small Torah is a Big Deal
More than a decade ago, 12-year-old Itzhak was in Venezuela getting ready for his Bar Mitzvah. The plan was for him and his family to travel to Israel and celebrate the milestone there. Then, tragedy altered the family’s plans. Days before their trip, Itzhak’s mother had a brain aneurysm. Instead of flying with the family to Israel, she was flown to Houston. In the ICU of St. Luke’s Hospital, she fought for her life.
Oasis in Houston
A New Year, With New Blessing
Alongside the symbolism of the specific food, Each recipe recalls another family, another story of healing and friendship, another year. Each food brings to mind another merit, another positive item with which to usher in the new year. They bring with them millennia of tradition, a tradition that goes back to our forefather Abraham.
Kind Words With Friends
We are looking forward to the Annual Aishel House Gala tonight!! Streaming live at 7PM CST. Hear from a special […]
Eli & Iliana’s Story
Eli and Iliana arrived at Aishel House in spring of 2018. When they first came by, it was just to find an apartment near to the hospital. After a few days, they realized that Aishel House was so much more than that.
Ten Ways to Give More Effectively
We are always looking at doing things more efficiently. Giving is no different. When contributing monetarily to support actions we […]
Texas-Sized Hospitality At Chabad For Medical Patients And Their Families
After six months of chemotherapy in her Guatemalan hometown, doctors told Debbie Cohen de Mishaan that she would need to go to America […]
Our kitchen is a vessel for healing. Our food is spiced with love and prayer
Our sages tell us that saving even one life, is like saving an entire world. Volunteering at Aishel House gives you the ability to make a significant difference.
Grand-New Aishel House Expands Support For Patients, Volunteers
Chesed has a new home in Houston, where volunteers and hospital patients come together to widen the circle of giving […]
Aishel House Delivers Passover To Patients
t’s no picnic to be in the hospital. Making it even more challenging, patients hospitalized during a holiday can feel […]
Taste of Home for Patients at TMC
Holiday cheer and good spirit with all the trimmings The warmth and the joy of the approaching high holidays could […]
Aishel House cares for the caretakers
Houston’s Medical Center draws patients and their families from all over the world, and local nonprofit groups offer a variety of low-cost, […]