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Hospital Visitation

Hospital Visitation

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Hospital Visitation

If you or a loved one are in the Hospital and 
need help or would like for a Rabbi to visit you
 please call us at 602-944-2753

 

Kosher Foods
Most hospitals and clinics make provision for kosher meals on request. Feel free to request that you receive kosher meals.

Prayer by the Torah
If it has not yet been done, please see that the Rabbi or Chabads office have your Hebrew name and mother’s name so that the Mi Sheberach Prayer may be recited at the Synagogue service.

Charity
Tzedakah is especially appropriate at this time. Obviously, this must bedone in accordance with each individual’s personal circumstances.Traditionally, this is done in multiples of ‘chai’ (18). It is also advisable to have a Tzedakah Box at the patient’s bedside. Even one coin every week day is a worthwhile mitzvah. To donate to Chabad of Arizona online click
here.

Tefillin
This very important mitzvah can be performed daily, even in a hospital bed. If you require assistance, please do not hesitate to call us.

Shabbat Candles
Ladies who are in the hospital over Shabbat or Yom Tov may light candles in their rooms or nearby with permission of the hospital staff. Don’t be shy. The Shabbat candles will bring a warm glow to your face and those around you.

Gomel Blessing
Upon recovery, it is customary to come to Synagogue and express one’s gratitude to Hashem with a thanks giving blessing (Gomel). For gentlemen, this is done at a service when the Torah is read.

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