Life shouldn’t stop for the critically ill and their families.

Suffering families need guidance, support, and funding.
Refuah Yeshuah provides all three.

About Us

Family in ICU

Refuah Yeshuah is a non-profit organization that has spent the last thirty years assisting and giving medical counseling to the seriously ill and their families in Israel, while also providing them with emotional and financial support through a wealth of programs that bring smiles to patients and hope to their families.

Illness upends the lives of both individuals and their families, and the questions, decisions, and worry can be overwhelming. That is why our representatives work with families to help them navigate situations that can be confusing and frightening, and ensure that they and their loved ones survive and thrive.

Our Values



We believe that those in need should have access to the highest quality healthcare.


We believe patients in long term care should be looking forward to tomorrow, not just reaching it.


We are here for the families of those suffering from critical illness, assisting them in any and every way we can.

Our Services

Medical Referral

Medical Referral

We utilize our vast network of medical professionals, insurance consultants, and patient advocates to provide patients with the best medical care available.


We assist patients struggling to pay for life-saving treatments and medications that are outside the scope of most healthcare plans.


We assist patients with transportation to and from treatment facilities, by providing them with volunteer cars equipped with entertainment for long journeys, and drivers who are courteous and friendly.
Medical Lending

Medical Lending

We provide medical equipment to patients who require special rehabilitative equipment to help in the healing process. This includes wheelchairs, walkers, and walking aids, as well as more expensive medical equipment meant to help patients after being discharged from the hospital.


We assist families of patients who may need long term care, by providing them with comfortable apartments and meals close to the hospital. This ensures the physical comfort and well being of families, while their loved ones are recovering.
Education Advancement

Education Advancement

We have partnered with some of the best minds in distance learning and online education to create an educational program tailored to the needs of children in hospital care, to ensure that childrens’ social and educational lives progress while they receive medical care.

Our Work

Spent over $15,000,000 on medical expenses
Distributed over
200,000 meals
Facilitated 18,000
hospital transports
Provided assistance and support to
30,000 families


To the Refuah Yeshuah organization, much blessing. It is our fervent wish to expression our recognition and appreciation for all the wonderful work your organization does… Your contributions have been lifesaving.

— Devorah Agassi, Tikvah Umarpeh

Thank you for all of your support and the humanitarian services you provide. The work you do is always professional, and carried out with sincerity, warmth, concern, and always with a cheerful disposition.

— Nathan Dishinsky, Ezer L’Chaim

Your dazzling array of wonderful and entertaining gifts, provided by your staff with the utmost love and compassion, infuses them with good cheer, and like a breath of fresh air gives them the emotional will and strength to cope with their conditions.

— Rabbi Shlomo Hershkowitz, Shneider Children Medical Center of Israel

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5229 New Utrecht Ave
Brooklyn, New York 11219
Refuah Yeshuah is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit recognized by the IRS. Tax ID Number: 11-3037664