Rabbi William Z. & Eda Bess Novick z”l Bigdei Yisrael - Sunday, March 15 from 12:30-4:30 PM at Jewel-Osco on Howard

The Rabbi William Z. & Eda Bess Novick z"l Bigdei Yisrael is back helping Klal Yisrael!

2015 Drop Off Information

We invite the whole community to drop off their gently used / like new clothing to be sorted and shipped to the poor in Israel.  

The dropoff date is Sunday, March 15, from 12:30-4:30 PM.

New location: Jewel-Osco on Howard & Kedzie,  2485 Howard St. Evanston, Illinois 60202  

Please enter from the Howard & Kedzie entrance (traffic light) and proceed straight back to the west side parking lot of Jewel-Osco (near the pharmacy). Do not cut through the parking lot.

Also additional drop bins are available at the following locations:

  • Arie Crown Hebrew Day School
  • Cheder Lubavitch Boys Division
  • Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School
  • Joan Dachs Bais Yaakov

For more information, please call Pnina Levinson 773-743-5438 or Zehava Krauss 773-463-6611 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Hebrew Theological College Holds Clothing Drive to Benefit Israel

bigdei groupOn March 15th, Hebrew Theological College (HTC) and its preparatory division, Fasman Yeshiva High School,  will host its Rabbi William Z. & Eda Bess Novick z”l Bigdei Yisrael Clothing Drive. As a project of the HTC Alumni Association, chaired by Mrs. Zehava Krauss and Mrs. Pnina Levinson, Bigdei Yisrael has turned into a true Kiddush Hashem. Volunteers collect, sort, select, and ship donated clothing to organizations in Israel, who distribute them to hundreds of needy families. To date, Bigdei Yisrael has distributed over 65 tons of clothing! HTC thanks the entire community for supporting this effort to make a difference in the lives of our Jewish brethren in need. To help sort and pack this year’s donations, please send an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .