Welcome to the Matnat Chaim organization!

HealthShieldCRabbi Yeshayahu Heber, chairman of Matnat Chaim, and Yaakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health, in a ceremony held in the Knesset at which Rabbi Heber was awarded the “Health Minister’s Shield”.  Read more

On Sunday, June 26, 2016 two kidney transplants took place – one  in Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva and one in Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv.  Please add the recipients, Menachem Menashe ben Chaya Helena and Ruchama bat Yocheved, and the donors, Shlomo Chaim ben Chaya Zisel and Yocheved bat Bat Sheva,  to your prayers.

Rabbi Yeshayahu Heber, Chairman of Matnat Chaim, has been awarded the Presidential Volunteer Medal for 2014.  
See some of the press articles about the prize.

Matnat Chaim is Hebrew for Gift of Life. The goal of Matnat Chaim – volunteers for kidney transplantation – is to encourage voluntary kidney donation and to make contact with potential matching recipients. All donations are purely voluntary – this is termed “altruistic” kidney donation. We also make every effort to simplify and shorten the administrative procedures involved.

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Latest Transplants

  • Date and Place: June 21, 2016; Beilinson Hospital
    Recipient: Alma Rachel Chana bat Chava Sheindel, Donor: Mordechai ben Sara

  • Date and Place: June 19, 2016; Ichilov Hospital
    Recipient: Shaul ben Chaya Hella, Donor: Yechiel Meir ben Leah Rachel

  • Date and Place: June 7, 2016; Hadassa Ein Karem Hospital
    Recipient: Meir ben Lita, Donor: Chizkiyahu ben Esther

List of Transplants

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