Crisis Response

In times of crisis – whether in Israel, the former Soviet Union, or elsewhere in the world – The Fellowship is there, on the ground providing immediate assistance to the vulnerable Jewish communities we serve. Learn how The Fellowship has efficiently and effectively delivered aid to people when they need it most through our extensive network of staff, partners, and volunteers.

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Ukraine Crisis

When war erupted in Ukraine in 2022, The Fellowship was prepared. We continue to deliver essential aid like food and medication…

Yael Branovsky (IFCJ Staff) delivering IFCJ emergency package to elderly man.

Coronavirus Crisis

When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in early 2020, it raised unprecedented challenges and difficulties throughout the entire world. The Fellowship acted immediately…

Three soldiers in uniform at the Gaza outpost.

Israel Crisis

Israelis are all too familiar with the threats posed by war and terrorism. But, thankfully, they know that when terror strikes – as well as during natural disasters like forest fires – The Fellowship will be there…

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Relying on Faith and The Fellowship

The Fellowship  |  December 8, 2023
Faina relies on her faith, her community in Israel, and The Fellowship during times of darkness.
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Hostages’ Families and Troops Light Menorahs

Stand for Israel  |  December 8, 2023
Many in Israel light the menorah, all while they wait for the return of loved ones still held hostage in Gaza and as the IDF bravely defends Israel.
Israeli soldiers, Israel-Gaza border, southern Israel, Israeli flag

Lighting 90 Menorahs on IDF Battlefields Including Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 7, 2023
IDF soldiers are taking the message of Hanukkah to heart this year by lighting menorahs even on the battlefields.
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Equipping Israel’s First Responders

The Fellowship  |  December 7, 2023
The Fellowship is on the ground providing protective equipment to those on emergency standby teams in the Judea and Samaria region of Israel.
Israeli soldiers, Israel-Gaza border, southern Israel, IDF

Largest Stockpile of Weapons Found Near School, Hospital in Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 7, 2023
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) uncovered one of the largest stockpiles of Hamas weapons yet in Gaza, all located near a hospital and school.
Israeli soldiers, Gaza border, southern Israel

Apparent Eilat-Bound Missile Fired from Yemen

Stand for Israel  |  December 6, 2023
A missile fired from Yemen threatened the Holy Land on Wednesday. Thankfully, Israel’s military intercepted it.
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Returned 3-Year-Old Twins Were Separated as Hostages

Stand for Israel  |  December 4, 2023
We learn more from the released hostages on the rough conditions of their captivity in Gaza, including the terrorists separating families.
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Israel, Terror Groups Renew Combat in Gaza

Stand for Israel  |  December 1, 2023
The recent week-long ceasefire was broken Friday morning when Hamas started firing rockets into Israel.
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Terror at Jerusalem Bus Stop

Stand for Israel  |  November 30, 2023
Two IDF soldiers and an armed civilian returned fire to kill both terrorists responsible for a terror attack in Jerusalem.
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The Beautiful Bomb Shelters of the Gaza Envelope

The Fellowship  |  November 29, 2023
Bomb shelters are a necessary reality in Israel, but there is beauty—and resilience—in painting them.
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You Give Him Strength

The Fellowship  |  November 29, 2023
“Suddenly, I heard a whistle. I understood that I had about three seconds. I thought that these might be my last seconds alive," says Amit, a soldier wounded in battle against Hezbollah.
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9-Year-Old Emily Hand Is Released, Only Speaks in Whispers

Stand for Israel  |  November 29, 2023
Now released, 9-year-old Emily only speaks in whispers after being “conditioned not to make any noise” by terrorists says her father.

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