Information for Jewish patients
LHBC CHESED ROOM AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim‘s Chesed Room is located on the 4th floor loggia, opposite the main elevators. It has kosher food for Shabbat and Yomin Tovim.
ELECTRIC CANDLES AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
Call (212) 434-2549 to request
Electric candles may also be obtained in the Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim Chesed Room, 4th floor loggia
Call (212) 230-1000
HOSPITALITY ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AREA
Call Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim (212) 744-4748
During a 2-3 day Yom Tov, there will be scheduled times to meet a Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim volunteer at the Lenox Hill Hospital Security Office for emergency hospitality accommodations.
HOTELS IN THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AREA
Discounts may be available for hospital related stays; inquire when you make reservations.
500 East 62nd Street
164 East 87th Street
502 East 81st Street
Helmsley Medical Tower
1320 York Avenue (E 70th St)
25 East 77th Street
20 East 76th Street
JEWISH CHAPLAIN AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
Chaplaincy Office: (212) 434-2549
To Page Chaplain: (212) 434-2468
KOSHER FOOD AT LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
LHBC Chesed Room, 4th Floor Loggia
Lenox Hill Hospital Food Services Department, upon request, offers Glatt kosher food, cholov Yisrael milk and yogurt
Satmar Bikur Cholim delivers kosher food; Call (718) 387-7749, Sunday – Friday, 8:00am-9:30am
MIKVAH IN THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AREA
Upper East Side Mikvah
419 East 77th Street (York – 1st Aves)
SHABBAT INFORMATION FOR LENOX HILL HOSPITAL
This is not meant to decide Halacha, but rather to provide information
Entering and leaving Lenox Hill Hospital – The best option is to use the front (main) entrance at 100 East 77th Street and walk in or out as others are entering or leaving.
Shabbat Elevator is located opposite the patient transport elevators, it goes from the first floor to the top floor and then stops at each floor on the way down; There is a sign indicating “Shabbos elevator.”
Staircases between floors are unlocked.
Carrying items in the hospital is permitted.
Electronically locked doors within the hospital include entrances to the Maternity Unit. Either knock on the door or enter/leave with others.
None of the visitor restrooms on patient floors or in the main lobby have automatic toilets or automatic lights. Some have an automatic sink and/or automatic dryer.
SOCIAL SERVICES AND ELDER CARE INFORMATION
Carter Burden Center for the Aging: (212) 879-7400
Dorot Services for the Elderly: (212) 769-2850
Jewish Board of Family and Children Services: (212) 582-9100, (888) 523-2769
SYNAGOGUES IN THE LENOX HILL HOSPITAL AREA
Chabad Upper East Side
419 East 77th Street
Congregation B’Nai Israel
335 East 77th Street
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun
125 East 85th Street
Fifth Avenue Synagogue
5 East 62nd Street
Manhattan Sephardic Congregation
325 East 75th Street
Park East Synagogue
163 East 67th Street
352 East 78th Street
Congregation Or Zarua
127 East 82nd Street
Park Avenue Synagogue
50 East 87th Street
112 East 75th Street
Access-A-Ride (transportation for people with disabilities): 877-337-2017
Boro Park Bikur Cholim: (718) 438-2020
Chesed of Boro Park: (718) 431-0111
Chesed of Williamsburg: (718) 218-9000
Chesed 24/7 (from Rockland County): (845) 354-3233
Darchei Chesed Monsey: (845) 425-4070
Satmar Flatbush Bus Line: (718) 253-3119
Satmar Bikur Cholim Bus: (718) 387-7749
Satmar Williamsburg: (718) 387-0546
*The information on this page is being provided by Lenox Hill Bikur Cholim, Inc. (LHBC) solely to assist patients in locating Jewish services, which may be requested. Lenox Hill Hospital and LHBC are not affiliated with nor do they endorse or guarantee any of these services or products listed. LHBC does not provide nor recommend medical treatment.