Nov 6, 2018
Moscow Opens a 'Lending Depot'

The new OHeL Chesed and Esthers Cafe in Moscow might be the world's most luxurious "Gemach" - lending organization.

A number of moving events took place at the Shaarey Tzedek Chesed Center located in the heart of the Marina Roscha neighborhood of Moscow.

Under the auspices of Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar, the Center serves thousands of elderly, indigent, or lonely Jews who visit the large edifice that has become like a second home to them daily.

The chain of events began with affixing a mezuzah to the newest project, OHeL Chesed a lending depot for Jewish families. It was named after Mrs. Ahuva Liba Hurwitz obm and dedicated by her husband Rabbi Mordechai Hurwitz of Jerusalem.

He was honored with affixing the mezuzah to the main doors, together with his son, Shliach to the city of Vinitza, Rabbi Shaul Hurwitz, and additional family members.

The OHeL Chesed Lending Depot assists Jewish families with a variety of useful items, like cribs, strollers, bassinets, shabbos hotplates, hot water urns, folding chairs, and much more. Much time and thought were invested in purchasing the items as well as preparing a comfortable and easily accessible area to store them.

In the spacious lobby of the large Chesed Center, Esthers Café was inaugurated, named after the legendary Mrs. Esther Hoichberg ah. Its mezuzah was affixed by Rabbi Lazar who founded the large Chesed Center in order to assist thousands of Moscows elderly and indigent Jews. Along with dozens of other charitable projects, it offers daily assistance to countless Jews.

The Café is a unique project, beautifully designed and built to allow anyone and everyone to refresh themselves with a cold or hot drink and a snack throughout all hours of the day.

This is in addition to the centers large soup kitchen which daily feeds close to a thousand people with hot nutritious meals.

The moving opening events were graced with the presence of numerous family members, guests, and friends who were amazed by what they saw. The Shaarey Tzedek Chesed Center is a lighthouse of charity and good deeds that spreads light throughout Russia.

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Kol hakavod! Beautiful
(11/6/2018 4:51:29 PM)
so nice
yashar koach!
(11/6/2018 6:03:37 PM)
What about CH
Why cant we get anyone to do nice things like that in Crown Heights. In Russia they got the tution covered as well.
(11/6/2018 7:14:41 PM)
Reb Shiye go!!
(11/6/2018 7:32:38 PM)
Incredibly beautiful
Looks more like fancy hotel; in NYC than anything I imagined Russia would look like.
Cribs for the newest members of klal Yisroel, and fired for the elderly and frail.
So beautiful
(11/6/2018 8:10:20 PM)
Beautiful project
Peri your mother Ahuva was so special! I'm sure she is having lots of nachas from you and Shiye, and your family!!
(11/6/2018 8:45:47 PM)
My brother the best of the best!!
Soo proud!
(11/6/2018 9:23:53 PM)
big Z Schapiro
wow nice go Rabbi Berl Lazer keep up the good work
(11/7/2018 11:12:08 AM)

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(11/7/2018 12:06:00 PM)
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