Respected Canadian political figure, Stockwell Day, helps ferry 220 Ukrainian Jews to Israel to make aliyah.
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11,000 soldiers in need and lone soldiers have received assistance from The Fellowship for the High Holy Days.
The Fellowship and our partners have worked hard to provide food for hundreds of thousands of Israel's neediest people this High Holy Days season.
Because of the social assistance The Fellowship provides Israel and Jewish people around the world, as well as the bridges it builds between Christians and Jews, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein has been named the 23rd most influential Jew by The Jerusalem Post.
The number of French Jews making aliyah (immigrating to Israel) has increased drastically, with The Fellowship bringing many to the Holy Land on our Freedom Flights.
Rabbi Simon L. “Sy” Eckstein, a beloved Canadian-Jewish leader and renowned psychologist and authority in the field of gerontology, passed away at his Jerusalem home today, Sept. 24. He was 96. He was the father of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, the founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.
In addition to the thousands of lone soldiers serving in the IDF, many more come from impoverished families or work outside of their service to support their families.
Writing at The Times of Israel, Yael talks of being inspired by a single mother in Israel whose tough but joyful life has been helped by The Fellowship.
As The Fellowship provides Israel's poor help for the Jewish New Year, Founder and President Rabbi Eckstein says, "The scope of poverty and social inequality is intolerable."
An African-American church group and a celebrated gospel singer will visit the Holy Land on a Fellowship-hosted bridge-building trip.