The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas recently made a project visit to ELEM, the Fellowship-supported center for homeless youth with locations in both Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. The shelters provide aid to homeless young women and men and saves them from destitution, hunger, and neglect.
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Fellowship Bridge Blog
Isaiah 1:17 tells us to “. . .Take up the cause of the fatherless,” letting us know that we have a responsibility to make sure all orphans are cared for and loved. Find out how The Fellowship is helping over 10,000 at-risk youth in Israel find a home despite the challenges they face.
Since 2011, The Fellowship has partnered with Dennis Survival in order to prevent violence among children and youth, especially those living in Department of Welfare orphanages. Dennis Survival is a martial arts program in Israel designed specifically to teach these children and youth how to prevent violence by channeling their aggression into martial arts techniques.
The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas recently made a project visit to the Fellowship-supported Yad LaKashish (meaning “lifeline for the elderly”) program, which allows the elderly in Israel to stay engaged by teaching them how to make handcrafted items to sell to the community. But, more importantly, the program provides daily hot meals and a small stipend for the crafts made, providing a lifeline of support to Israel’s poor, elderly immigrant population.
Because of its downtown location, Shaare Zedek Medical Center handles more terror-related trauma cases than any other Jerusalem hospital. Many trauma cases, like injuries from terror attacks or vehicular accidents, require extensive neurological intervention and often immediate surgery.