Chesed (חסד) is the Hebrew word for "kindness." It is also commonly translated as "loving-kindness," “compassion” or "love." Chesed is central to Jewish ethics and Jewish theology. It is also commonly translated as "loving-kindness," “Compassion” or "love." Love is a central Jewish value, and leads to many particular commandments. Chesed is central to Jewish ethics and Jewish theology.

In this spirit TBS is proud to a have a vibrant Chesed Committee that reaches out with visits, phone calls, and cards to members who are ill, homebound, hospitalized, or otherwise might appreciate the support from the community. Under the leadership of Jack Granowitz and Rabbi Zeilicovich, they are supported by a dozen volunteers whose actions are the essence of chesed.

If you or a loved one would appreciate being contacted by by the Chesed Committee, please provide us with details by calling the office or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (which will be held in confidence by the Chesed Committee)

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