Aishel House

When a Small Torah is a Big Deal

More than a decade ago, 12-year-old Itzhak was in Venezuela getting ready for his Bar Mitzvah. The plan was for him and his family to travel to Israel and celebrate the milestone there. Then, tragedy altered the family’s plans. Days before their trip, Itzhak’s mother had a brain aneurysm. Instead of flying with the family to Israel, she was flown to Houston. In the ICU of St. Luke’s Hospital, she fought for her life.

July 29, 2022

Aishel House

Eli & Iliana’s Story

Eli and Iliana arrived at Aishel House in spring of 2018. When they first came by, it was just to find an apartment near to the hospital. After a few days, they realized that Aishel House was so much more than that.

August 26, 2020


Feeding Houstonians with a feast from a wedding disrupted

As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Texas, Danya Skolkin and Josh

September 13, 2018


Aishel House cares for the caretakers

Houston’s Medical Center draws patients and their families from all over the world, and local nonprofit groups offer a variety of low-cost, […]

January 27, 2011

Aishel House

A Refuge For Hurting Families

Houston — Tzipora Mintz’s first concern when her husband learned he had to come here for medical treatment in early […]

October 31, 2008