The Fellowship-funded Afikim program assists over 500 disadvantaged Israeli children in grades 1-5 across four different cities. At these centers, the kids receive a hot meal, academic help, life-skills classes, and activities such as music and art. When The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas recently visited one of Afikim’s afternoon centers, he was encouraged by the care provided to these children in need.
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Many combat soldiers who were discharged from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) suffer with emotional distress, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), years after their combat service. Find out how the Fellowship-supported Retorno project helps these soldiers cope with their condition.
The Fellowship supports nearly 30 soup kitchens throughout Israel, but only one is completely run by student volunteers: The Fellowship-supported Reut School Soup Kitchen in Jerusalem. Find out all the ways The Fellowship continues to support this special student-run project.
The Holocaust not only robbed many Jews of their loved ones, but also their ability to worship God. This is why The Fellowship held bar and bat mitzvah celebrations today for 45 Holocaust survivors, allowing them to attend this special Jewish coming of age celebration more than 70 years after World War II ended.
Some Israeli children – as young as 13 years old – have been abandoned by their guardians and left on the streets. Learn how The Fellowship is helping these teens find hope and healing.