PESACH CHALUKEH

Boxes of food line the sides of Jerusalem streets- as far as the eye can see. Streets are closed off, hundreds of volunteers are hard at work as thousands of families come to redeem their Pesach coupons. Oneg Shabbos V’Yom Tov ensures that families feel like royalty. From fresh fish to high quality matzos, grape juice and meats, each family receives boxes of food to last them the entire 8 days of Pesach and beyond. Although it’s known as the largest Kimche D’Pische in the world, each family is treated as if they are the only one, with extreme sensitivity and respect.

12, 283 FAMILIES
221,094 BOXES
42 CITIES

NUMBERS OF PESACH

Tens of thousands of tons of matzos, from the best bakeries in Eretz Israel

10,000s of tons of
matzos

4 streets are
closed off

122,849 bottles of
grape juice

1,436,400 Pounds of
Vegetables

124,108 Pounds
of beef

92,480 Pounds
Fish

462 volunteers

STORIES OF PESACH

This story circulated in 2007, when a non-religious passenger on an EGED bus was angry at the traffic that the chareidim are causing once again. The driver explained that this time it’s different. “Now it’s for a good reason. Some chareidim have closed off 4 streets while they are distributing free Pesach food for poor families,” said the driver. The passenger disembarked from the bus. He had to see it for himself. He was overcome at the sheer magnitude of the operation. He watched as young and old lugged cases of food down the streets. Upon his return home, he immediately visited the Rabbi of his town and told him that he wants to begin keeping Shabbos. He wants to feel part of this blessed nation.

LETTERS OF PESACH

In your zechus, I can feel like a free man all year long.”
“Bizchutam ani ben chorin kol hashana.(in Hebrew letters)

Kalman, Beit Shemesh, Father of 11