The Sun Is Setting On This Sofer's Eyes...Please Help!

$3,650 of $23,000 raised

raised by 137 people in 8 months

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              Time is of the essence!

An urgent mitzvah has come our way to save a sofer’s eyesight and to ensure his family can keep their home during the operation and his subsequent recuperation. The middle-aged sofer provided mezuzos tefillin, and all manner of kisvei kodesh to the community for a decade. He was just diagnosed with sub-retinal hemorrhage, a disease of the eye. The ophthalmologists confirm that further degeneration can be halted, and even full recovery is possible, if treatment begins immediately. However, this disease progresses rapidly, and with each passing day the chances of lasting long term damage increase and the probability of a full recovery diminish. The cost of the operation vastly exceeds the sofer’s medical insurance reimbursement so we must make up the shortfall.

Therefore, please donate now!

Your tzedakah will enable the sofer to retain his eyesight. Naturally, he will then be able to continue providing parnassah for his wife and young children by writing for the community for many more years.

The moment is yours to heed the cry for help in the form of a much-needed donation.  

Your concern & support is appreciated more than you can imagine.

Please act now and contribute!

Thank you & Tizku L'Mitzvos!

              K'siva V'chasima Tova!

Rabbi Yeshaya Yaakov Portugal,                                               Son of the Skulener Rebbe

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$3,650 of $23,000 raised

raised by 137 people in 8 months

Created by

Torahs Chesed
September 2017

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In honor of refuah shelaima for all cholim

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Faygala Tzur donated

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In honor of RAFUAH SHLAIMA FOR THIS TZADIK AND YISROEL YOSEF ELIYAHU BEN BAILA WHO IS ALSO A SOFER AND GITEL HINDA BAS KAYLA CHAI FOR RAFUAH SHLAIMA ON HER EYES TOO. Rafuah Shlaima to Moshe Dov ben Fayga Bracha and Chaya Shayna Shoshana.

Gary Tolchinsky donated

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Samuel M. Marin donated

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Ellie Mandel donated

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In honor of The Sofer & his family.
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