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Visiting the Sick

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Healing with a Smile
No frowns, no tears, no gloomy faces. None of that is going to heal anybody. When visiting the sick, your job is to provide a little smile, some hope, and maybe even a few laughs.
Let’s take a step back and learn 13 facts about this building block of Jewish life known as bikur cholim.
Jewish Ethics: Lesson 5
We examine two mitzvas which illustrate how Torah expects us to be compassionate to others. The first is visiting the sick. The second is the prohibition (Deuteronomy 19:14) "Do not place a stumbling block before the blind," which can be interpreted to me...
Practical Parshah—Vayeira
G‑d’s visit to Abraham following his circumcision teaches us some important guidelines in how to properly perform the mitzvah of bikkur cholim—visiting the sick.
The basic laws of how to fulfill this important mitzvah.
The Mitzva of Visiting the Sick... Mi Sheberach Prayer... Psalms and other Prayers... Charity... Adding a Name... Psalms 20 and 119
Meditate on loving-kindness throughout your daily activities.
Meditate on loving-kindness throughout your daily activities
It so happened that as I opened the stairwell door on one of the floors, I found myself in the ICU Unit . . .
Even now there are many things that we can safely do to help others.
A call from the Caribbean to Canada helps one rabbi link a father and son
A few weeks ago, I found myself walking through the halls of Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, Canada, on my way to see a Jewish man with the hopes of boosting his spirits. His name was Aubie, and he was a friend of the Chabad-Lubavitch representative on th...
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