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Ofrah: "I Will Never Forget My Christian Friends"

Ofrah is a religious woman who lives with her husband and eight children in the Israeli southern city of Netivot. "Children are a blessing and God has been good to us," smiles Ofrah. "We've done...

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Avraham - Guardians Provide a "Second Home" for a Child in Need

Avraham is six years old and lives with his mother, grandmother, and five-year-old cousin. Avraham's mother and grandmother arrived in Israel from Ethiopia ten years ago. Three years ago they took...

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Noy: Third-Year Law Student at The College of Management.

Through the IMPACT! program, Noy volunteers at the Acharey! ("Follow Me!") organization in the city of Ramle. He manages to devote much of his time to working with the youth in the organization...

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Providing a Safe Haven When Rockets Fall

When Code Red sirens go off in Israel, signaling that yet another rocket has been launched on civilian areas by terrorists in Gaza, people have a matter of seconds to get to safety in a bomb shelter.

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You've Made a Lifesaving Difference!

Thanks to friends like you, our Helping Hands Campaign has helped provide impoverished people in Israel with lifesaving essentials. We are truly grateful that so many people stepped forward to...

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Leah: "Where Would I Be Without You?"

Leah, a 74-year-old widow who lives in the northern Israel city of Yokneam, was born in Morocco. Leah, her late husband and their five children came to Israel in 1963. "My husband, who died 10...

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Mother in Israel Receives Lifesaving Medical Assistance through IFCJ

Natalia was seventeen years old when her family escaped the former Soviet Union for the refuge of Israel. Now a widow with four children of her own, a serious heart condition has her turning to...

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Rescued from the Streets

Anuk is a teenager from Ethiopia who arrived in Israel five years ago as an orphan. Anuk's parents died when he was younger, and he was sent to an abusive foster home. Out of fear for his life, he...

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"We rely on your kindness."

Slava is a 58-year-old immigrant from Odessa, Ukraine. He lives with his disabled wife in Ashdod. Each day Slava comes to the Mana Hama soup kitchen, where he fills two large plastic containers...

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Helping a Man Broken in Body and Spirit

By the time Tuvia reached Israel in 1995, he had already survived the evils of the two wickedest tyrants of the past century – Hitler and Stalin. He spent his early childhood years running, hiding,...

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Aviv Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer.

So many Jews in Israel struggle to afford life’s basic necessities. The Fellowship is working every day to give needy Jews the food and medical assistance they need to survive. You can help provide...

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When Daily Meals Aren't a Given

"To some people, having a warm meal every day is a given, but for me, and so many others who come here to eat, it's a matter of survival," says 60-year-old Liza as she sits at Nitzav Refael, a...

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Impoverished Widow Finds Needed Hope in Operation Winter Warmth

Tonya is 82 and lives alone in a decrepit apartment in one of the oldest and poorest neighborhoods in her part of the former soviet republic of Georgia. A 2002 earthquake destroyed the apartment's...

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Warming a Cancer Patient's Home and Heart

Yitzchak was five years old and living in Morocco when the modern state of Israel was founded. Riots, lynchings, and unwarranted arrests of Jewish residents in Morocco and the surrounding Arab...

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Protecting an Israeli Hospital in a War Zone

Lea works at a hospital in the middle of a war zone. Barzilai Hospital is located in southern Israel, in the direct line of fire of the rockets launched regularly by terrorists in nearby Gaza....

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