The L’Chaim Center Awarded HJCF Grant

The L’Chaim Center Awarded HJCF Grant

A Houston outreach center run by a rabbi who beat cancer twice is the recipient of a $6,000 grant from the Houston Jewish Community Foundation. The HJCF cited The L’Chaim Center’s innovative outreach to the disenfranchised and ill who often need a stepping stone to...
Houston Jewish Community Foundation

Houston Jewish Community Foundation

The Houston Jewish Community Foundation works to keep Houston’s thriving and vibrant Jewish Community in Houston and Texas alive. As a primary, trusted and expert resource for philanthropy, the HJCF engages, educates, inspires and serves generations of donors,...
High Holidays Help for the Hungry

High Holidays Help for the Hungry

Christ Church Presbyterian in Bellaire has kindly welcomed The L’Chaim Center for the High Holiday Services. Ours isn’t the only community service project in which they participate. The church also houses an ongoing sack-lunch program for the homeless....
Mourning Beloved Cats and Dogs

Mourning Beloved Cats and Dogs

Houston Animal Rescuer Alaina Rosenblatt says there’s a reason to celebrate the beloved pet you will mourn at Rabbi Greene’s Yizkor Memorial Healing Service on Yom Kippur: They healed you. “I have my own theory on why animals come and go in our...

#RabbiStrong5779

Right after the sound of the Shofar ended Rabbi Marcy Greene’s Yom Kippur service on Sept. 30, 2017, she found out she had breast cancer again. Only it wasn’t a relapse. Nine years after doctors at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center vanquished her Stage IV...
Ikku, Harvey?

Ikku, Harvey?

One of the reasons for changing a Hebrew name in a time of illness is to confuse the Malach Hamavet, the angel of death. If the angel of death doesn’t know your new name, the Malach Hamavet can’t find you, right? Additionally, as long as nobody knows your...