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Monday, October 10, 2016

A Git Gebencht Yur! Yom Kipur info., Have an Easy fast!

We at עול"ם - The Jewish Crohn's & Colitis Support Group (JCCSG) would like to wish you and your family again, a good and sweet, happy and prosperous year. A year of Nachas and Parnasah and all you need. And of course a Healthy year. May we all be inscribed and sealed in the Book of Life.

As a reminder, please discuss with your Rabbe/Rav/Dayan AND Doctor regarding your fasting, taking your medications, and/or about taking IV (Intravenous) fluids.

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After we were asked by a lot of our members, we're sending a list of IV Center's provided by our heroic Chevra Hatzolah

YOU WILL NEED A PRESCRIPTION!!!

Williamsburg:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • ODA, 14 Heyward St.
  • Quality Health Center, 432 Bedford Ave.
On Yom Kipur (IV Center):
  • ODA, 14 Heyward St. - from 10:00am till 4:00pm
  • Quality Health Center, 432 Bedford Ave. - from 10:00am till 4:00pm
For more info please call Chevra Hatzalah’s special line: 718-534-5050 Ext. 0

Boro Park:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • Bobov Shul, 1533 48th St. - from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
On Yom Kipur (IV Center):
  • Bobov Shul, 1533 48th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Belz Shul, 1321 43rd St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Statcare, 1270 51th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Brizdovitz Shul, 1721 58th St. - from 8:00am to 7:00pm
For house calls (Only if necessary) or for more info please call Yachad D’Bobov Bikur Cholim: 718-851-2500

Rockland County:
Erev Yom Kipur (Starting the IV line):
  • At the Hatzoloh Garage, 19 Grove Street, corner of Saddle River Road - from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
On Yom Kipur:
  • A nurse or paramedic will come to your home on Yom Kippur morning to attach the IV bag.
Patients must pre-register by calling 347-743-4747.
Fee $25.00 to cover expenses.

New Square: Kiryas Yoel, Monroe: Lakewood:
  • Please call Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim of Lakewood, 732-905-3020 to arrange it.
Montreal:
REMEMBER: The same Torah which commands us to fast on Yom Kippur tells us that "V’Nishmartem M'od L’Nafshotaichem" - "Take care of your health/guarding our health" is far more important.

Again, you need a prescription in order to get the IV, no exceptions! So please make sure to have it!

Have an easy fast!!!

Sunday, October 2, 2016

L'Shana Tova!

At this time of year, we at עול"ם ~ The Jewish Crohn's & Colitis Support Group (JCCSG) would like to wish you and your family a happy and prosperous year; It shall be a year of Nachas andParnasah, and of course a Healthy year.

As we look back upon the year past, we are happy to let you know that we have made some significant accomplishments this year, spreading our awareness, education and support mission in Lakewood NJ, and we’re on the way to Crown Heights, while connecting with more doctors and hospitals throughout New York and New Jersey. In addition to the continuous efforts in research in better understanding IBD and hopefully a Road to prevention.

At this opportunity we would like to express our deep appreciation for your ongoing support of our mission. It is only with your continuous dedication that we are able to improve the quality of life for the people affected by Crohn's and Colitis and their families.

A Kesiva V'Chasima Tova!
​כתיבה וחתימה טובה! שנה טובה ומבורכת!