Bnei Brak is a city located on Israel’s central Mediterranean coastal plain, just east of Tel Aviv, in the Dan metropolitan region and Tel Aviv District.
Brak was founded as an agricultural settlement in 1924 and was declared a city
in 1950.Indeed as a major ChasidicCenter
it enjoys close relationships with all Chasidic communities in New York.
population consists predominantly of Ashkenazi Haredi Jews; Sefardi Haredi Jews
constitute a significant minority.
Brak is noted for its abundance of self-help and volunteer organizations.
Several organizations help the ill, special needs population, and the poor.
There are also available abundant articles to be borrowed free of charge, from
extra baby beds, electric drills, paint rollers, to bridal dresses.
The city has a population of about 160,000
residents (as of September 2006). It
also has the largest population density of any city in Israel, with
20,076 inhabitants per square kilometer (51,996.6/sq mi).