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IFCJ Supporting IDF This Passover

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Last month, we told you about the latest support that IFCJ is providing to needy IDF soldiers and their families. Today, via Jewocity, we would like to report on an additional $1.5 million in support being given to the IDF this Passover:

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), in collaboration with the Association for the Wellbeing of Israel’s Soldiers (AWIS), are providing “Fellowship Gift Cards” to over 13,000 soldiers in need and Lone Soldiers currently serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) so they can celebrate the Passover holiday without financial worries.

The amount of each gift card is NIS 500, or about $130. Soldiers will be able to purchase supplies such as food, clothing, shoes, sports, and leisure items. Among the soldiers who receive this financial support are about 3,000 Lone Soldiers – young men and women who chose to leave their countries of origin to immigrate to Israel and serve in the IDF. Every year, Lone Soldiers come to Israel from across the Diaspora to join in Israel’s defense and become part of Israel’s melting pot.

The Fellowship and FIDF distribute “Fellowship Gift Cards” twice a year, during the major Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Passover. This campaign is administered in collaboration with the IDF Personnel Directorate and reaches every eligible IDF soldier.

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