Helping Victims

From the moment an act of violence takes place, CTVP’s teams are there, forging an immediate bond with the victims and their families, bringing them financial, practical, emotional, and spiritual support as they struggle to reclaim and rebuild their lives.

We stay with all these families for as long as they need us – whether weeks, months or years. There is no end point to our help except the family’s ability to re-enter their lives successfully. Only then do we move quietly into the background, but still remain available for those times when the horror inevitably reasserts itself and help is needed once again.

This is what makes CTVP so unique, we are there for the long-term.

Brief Update of Chabad Terror Victims (CTVP) Activities


Brief Update of Chabad Terror Victims (CTVP) Activities

With the help of hundreds of Chabad Shluchim and over 9,000 volunteers, we have been to every army base providing the soldiers with spiritual, physical, and emotional support. We are helping the displaced families from the Gaza and Lebanon borders with food, living essentials, and housing for many of them.

We have distributed over 10,000 food boxes and food cards, 42,000 toys, 54,000 Tzitzis, distributed countless pairs of Tefilin; over one million Shabbat candles; put on Tefilin, brought refreshments and made BBQs for over 200,000 soldiers; assisted 2,400 wounded, and, sadly, made 470 Shiva visits - and the list goes on.


It is your support that makes everything we do possible.

We know that if you were with us in Israel, you would be participating with us as we visit the soldiers, pay Shiva calls, and offer a helping hand to the displaced families, but living in the United States makes that impossible.

Still, everything we do is with you by our side.

Please join us with your financial support, and we hope that the next time we’re in contact, it will be with good news and Besuros Tovos.

Thank you.


Her name was Ohr which means light


Her name was Ohr which means light. She was 22 years old and never missed lighting Shabbos candles.

Last week, in the Gaza War, she gave up her life defending Israel.

We are giving out 1,000,000 Shabbos candles to Jews throughout Israel to honor her memory and bring more light into the world in this time of darkness

According to the Lubavitcher Rebbe: Darkness, no matter how ominous and intimidating, is merely the absence of light. Light need not combat and overpower darkness in order to displace it — where light is, darkness is not. A thimbleful of light will therefore banish a roomful of darkness.

This evening, before sundown, please light Shabbos candles in your own home and encourage others you know to do this also. Click here for candle lighting time in your area.

Let’s band together, Jews from all walks of life, and show the world the power of light.

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