History and Mission

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley was founded in 1993 by a group of volunteers from the Highland Park/Edison area to support members of the Jewish community. The Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley, in cooperation with the Vaad Harabonim of Raritan Valley, is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose goal is to help carry out the Mitzvah of Bikur Cholim with humility, compassion, care and sensitivity.

Where we are and who we serve

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley is a volunteer organization in the heart of Central New Jersey. We provide services within the communities of Edison, Highland Park, East Brunswick and New Brunswick, New Jersey and the surrounding areas. We offer ancillary services to hospitalized and homebound patients and their families. In addition to supporting members of the local community, Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley serves all Jewish families seeking medical care in the area hospitals and facilities.

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News and Events

11Feb 2018

Bikur Cholim Annual Event 2018

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley held its Annual Event breakfast at The Pines Manor on February 11, 2018. This year's event celebrated the opening of the Bikur Cholim Guest Residence. The fully furnished apartment, which [...]

7Jan 2018

Rededication of Suri Granek a”h plaque

Suri Granek a"h was a driving force for the Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley. Suri served in many capacities for our organization, in addition to being co-president of Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley from 2007-2009. [...]

31Dec 2017

Guest Residence Mezuzah Ceremony

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley launched its official opening of the Bikur Cholim Guest Residence by having a mezuzah ceremony at the new apartment. In attendance were many members of the local Vaad of Raritan [...]

27Jul 2017

Memorial Plaque Dedicated to Rabbi Hilsenrath

For 50 years, Rabbi Yakov Hilsenrath ZT"L visited the sick at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This past Monday, Rabbi Hilsenrath’s family, volunteers for Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley, and members of the local community [...]

15Mar 2017

Bikur Cholim Annual Event 2017

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley held its Annual Event breakfast at The Pines Manor on March 5, 2017. Bikur Cholim had the pleasure of paying tribute to three families for their many years of service [...]

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