Igor Alexandrovich RATUSHNY

He is our permanent director. 22 years ago he founded Hesed and brought him to the top of social services. His professionalism is beyond praise, and the head is a tireless generator of fruitful ideas, ahead of time. З повним правом ми можемо назвати Ігоря Олександровича ще й мудрим педагогом і психологом. Він підтримує нас і навчає, виховує і спрямовує наші


Hesed Besht Khmelnytsky Charitable Foundation – the institution is known and respected. Let's say more: our place is holy and worshiped, for in Hesed there are innumerable good deeds "per capita". 22 years we stand guard over the good. We serve Khmelnytsky's clients, Ternopil, Rivne and Volyn regions, Rivne and Volyn regions 157 Rivne and Volyn regions! Rivne and Volyn regions, what

Jews around the world celebrate the beginning of a new one 5 782 year. I moved to Uman 29 thousands of Hasidim

Jews around the world celebrate the new year. Rosh Hashanah is celebrated for two days in a row. The holiday is considered the birthday of mankind and the creation of the world. Among the obligatory traditions is an analysis of one's actions for the previous year, their rethinking and repentance. And preparation for the coming year. А окрема гілкахасиди з’їжджаються до могили цадика Нахмана в Умані. Бо так їм заповідав

Let's connect!

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot. But life goes on, we adapt to new realities, as soon as we can. Meetings in Zoom have already become familiar in our Hesed, online broadcasts of Jewish holidays, концертів, уроків івриту і навіть спортивних занять та інших заходів. Досі хвороба тримає нас

No one drama oblivion ...

80 years ago, the ancient city of Kamyanets-Podilsky shuddered at the bloody tragedy, which eventually became known to the world. Then, in 1941-1942 years, a real hunt for people of Jewish nationality was arranged, the number of victims of Nazism was estimated at tens of thousands, серед яких не тільки місцеве населення, а й вигнанці з країн Європи. 27 серпня на Меморіалі пам’яті жертв Голокосту відбувся

Happy Independence Day, Ukraine!

This is wonderful, apparently, the best of the holidays! Ukraine has fully suffered and deserved it. Let us wish our state peace and tranquility, economic power, powerful development of each industry, tourist attraction, and all, who bears the proud name "UKRAINIAN" – to love and be proud of their homeland, зробити її щасливою, найкращою країною в світі! Нельзя не любить ту землю, Где дом твой,

Holiday, which occurs weekly

Our greatest celebration, Saturday, we celebrate 52 times a year, and very often – in the community, for celebrating all Jewish holidays together has become our inviolable tradition. “God told Moses: there is a precious gift in My treasury, and it is the Sabbath, і її Я бажаю дати Ізраїлю». Саме цією цитатою з Гемари і розпочався наш Шабат 13 August.

"Eight haim!».

Every year the employees of our Hesed, in addition to social work, hold a number of creative activities. Because every project is invested in the soul (otherwise we do not work!), then in a year a significant and very interesting creative work is going on. We are trying to film the most successful events. One of them is our radically new project, which is called "Eight Chaim!». У вільному перекладі

"Thanks, you made us summer!»

This is what the participants of the regional trip told its organizers. And we were pleased to hear words of gratitude. The departure program was, as always, interesting and rich. On the first day, the participants got acquainted with Hesed and his programs, got acquainted with each other, взяли участь у бесіді про доброчинність та у веселому змаганні на кмітливість. А потім була урочиста зустріч Шабату. All

Men's club

In July, a men's club started operating under our Hesed. The program of the club includes chess and checkers tournaments, picnics in nature, gatherings with Jewish anecdotes, photo device, reading Sunday sections of the Torah, creative workshops, study of national traditions, etc.. and. Перше засідання Чоловічого клубу відбулося в Пабі на Проскурівській. Там спільно й виробили програму

Visit our museum!

The Khmelnytsky Charitable Foundation "Hesed Besht" has a renovated museum "Space of Charity". He is unique: it has no analogues in Ukraine, and there are no more than a dozen such museums in the world. To fully design the exhibition, needed 5 years, та ідея створення музею виношувалась практично з моменту заснування фонду. Всі ті роки співробітники Хеседу ретельно збирали інформацію про благодійників та

Birth of the city of Khmelnytsky

An exhibition of the works of our great friend has opened in the Museum of the History of the city, volunteer Hesed, talented photographer Leonid Zapadenko. This is a great opportunity to conduct some interesting excursions for our clients, after all, a significant part of the exhibition covers the life of the Jewish community of the city. Вчора відбувся перший похід до музею. Автор особисто провів нам екскурсію і розповів про своє життя. Показав свій перший

Gingerbread painting master class

One warm summer evening, Hesed Besht clients attended a wonderful master class on painting gingerbread in a cozy Eclair cafe.. The hostess of the cafe shared a recipe for honey gingerbread, told the secrets of making a special glaze for painting. Our customers got a lot of satisfaction, however, the most important thing, that for a long period of time they were able to meet and communicate. Казкові орнаменти і дивовижні

Hebrew is offline

Online lessons are just a way out of the situation, they are far from full-fledged training. This is very noticeable in comparison. Our Conversational Hebrew Club is back to offline lessons, and hopefully, that success in mastering the difficult language of Hebrew will be more tangible. Classes are held on the open veranda (almost outdoors), in masks and with distance.