Israel's Interior Ministry Visits Chaim V’Chessed, New Rules Announced

By Staff Reporter
Posted on 12/01/22 | News Source: Chaim V'Chessed

In recent days, a high level delegation from Misrad HaPnim (Interior Ministry) visited Chaim V’Chessed. The delegation was led by Mr. Erez Melamed, the recently installed manager of the Shlomzion Hamalka branch of Misrad HaPnim. It should be noted that this is the busiest branch in Israel and serves, by far, the largest number of English-speakers in the country. 

Accompanying Mr. Melamed were the heads of each department in his office. The visitors were introduced to all segments of Chaim V’Chessed’s expansive work, with a particular focus on issues which relate to the Interior Ministry. Mr. Melamed spoke for the entire group when he commented that he and his staff view Chaim V’Chessed as the yada arichta (extended arm) of Misrad HapPnim in servicing the English-speaking community.

Several new rules and changes were announced at the meeting: