Mojgan Needs Help!

An untimely and devastating loss to Mojgan, has left her in utter shock and despair. Mojgan lost her husband Isaac z”l (62) to Covid-19 a few days before Yom Kippur. An otherwise healthy and physically strong man has left behind a devoted wife with 7 children (youngest is an eleven year old girl) and two young grandchildren.

After their second oldest son, an IDF soldier contracted Covid and was sent home, he subsequently infected all the members of the household. Everyone got the virus and were quarantined. Thankfully, all the children and the mom (Mojgan) slowly recovered, but Isaac's situation increasingly took a turn for the worse due to his diabetes. After a month in the hospital, Isaac lost his battle and left the family in pure devastation.

An honorable, humble and very religious family who was already struggling financially, were then given news that Mojgan also lost her job due to the pandemic crisis--the only source of income they had left.

Living in a Moshav (a type of cooperative agricultural settlement) in an area near southern Israel, under difficult circumstances, they will now have to struggle to piece their life together. The impact of this devastating loss will extend beyond those who had become infected.

Your financial help is desperately needed to lift this family up and get them back on their feet. Your contribution will directly impact the severe economic hardship this family is facing today. Your support will aid with essential needs and expenses as they struggle to keep their household together.

We know this family personally, although they are not on social media and are very private, we have asked their permission in these desperate times to allow us to seek help from family, friends and the larger community--anyone wanting to do a good mitzvah! With your generosity we will help them get back on their feet.

Your TAX DEDUCTIBLE contribution to this fund will all be going to this specific family and will not only help them rise above this crisis and give them an immediate relief, but it will be lifting their spirits to bring back a glimpse of hope in a time of utter despair. We thank you in advance and hope that we are always blessed to be on the giving side.

Should you prefer to make contributions by check, please make it

Payable to: The BJC Rabbi Discretionary Fund and in the memo write Mojgan
Mail to: 
c/o Hakakian
PO Box 231027
Great Neck, NY 11023


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Anna and Bahram Hakakian 
Great Neck, NY
Babylonian Jewish Center 
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