Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal Haness

Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess Kolel Polen, known also by the initials Kupat RaMBaN[1] is a charity founded in 1796 in Poland. It is named after the Rabbi Meir the tanna.

Moshe Feinstein speaking on behalf of Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal Haness in Jerusalem, 1964

It was founded by Abraham Kalisker, a rabbi living in Tiberias.

21st centuryEdit

Leaders of the organization include rabbis Yitzchak Meir Alter, Meir Auerbach, Chaim Elozor Wax, and Jacob Meir Biderman.

Programs include:

  • Medical Assistance – Individuals facing medical challenges who cannot afford to pay their bills receive financial assistance.
  • Unemployment Fund – Financial assistance is given to those facing temporary unemployment.
  • Ezer Nisu’in – Stipends are given for families marrying off children.
  • Almanah Support – Widows receive regular stipends.
  • Newborn Fund – Those with newborns are given financial assistance.


  1. ^ "Kupath Rabbi Meir Baal Hanes". Kramban.org. Retrieved 2019-07-08.

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