More than 5,000 children refugees from all over the former Soviet Union have found shelter in one of the 61 summer camps going on this summer sponsored by The Fellowship. For children living close to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, these camps bring hope as the kids interact with caring camp counselors and participate in fun summer activities!
Fellowship Bridge Blog - Crisis and need
Fellowship Bridge Blog
Yesterday’s Fellowship Freedom Flights brought another 235 new olim (immigrants) to Israel, most of them refugees from war-torn eastern Ukraine. Though they were tired from their journey, they were happy to finally leave the fighting and confusion of their homeland behind.
There was a festive atmosphere at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv today as 147 new olim (immigrants) from France arrived safely in Israel on the most recent Fellowship Freedom Flights.
Just months before yesterday’s tragic attack in Nice, France, The Fellowship helped a Jewish couple living there make aliyah (immigrate to Israel) on a Fellowship Freedom Flight. Their story paints a grim picture of the plight of Jews in Nice, underscoring their need for our assistance and prayers.
Israeli leaders were quick to respond with words of support and solidarity for France in the wake of the tragedy in Nice yesterday that left more than 80 dead.