Ukraine War: A Year in Crisis, No End in Sight


When war erupted in Ukraine two years ago, The Fellowship was there to help. Having been on the ground in the former Soviet Union for over 30 years, we were uniquely prepared to act—delivering basic needs, providing rescue for the hundreds of thousands of fleeing refugees, and facilitating aliyah to the Holy Land.

As the war continues, threatening the hundreds of thousands of Jewish people remaining in Ukraine, we continue to provide food and medication, we continue to provide heat and electricity as power grids are attacked and the winter chill grips the region, and  we continue to provide aliyah for refugees seeking safety in Israel. Learn more how you help The Fellowship ensure that Ukraine’s Jews have everything they need during this time of peril.

Rosalia, elderly Holocaust survivor in Ukraine with firewood for winter

A Second Wind This Winter

The Fellowship  |  January 18, 2023
This Holocaust survivor in Ukraine will survive this winter because of the blessings from Fellowship friends around the world.
Dunka, an elderly Holocaust survivor whose life is being saved with help from The Fellowship

‘Your Help Is Saving My Life’

The Fellowship  |  January 5, 2023
Your gift of love will provide a needy Holocaust survivor like Dunka with life-saving aid and life-affirming hope.
Hanukkah menorah in Kyiv, Ukraine on December 18, 2022

Ukraine's Jews Celebrate Hanukkah

Stand for Israel  |  December 19, 2022
As the ongoing war in Ukraine continues, the Jewish community left behind in the country's ravaged
Tzilia, elderly Holocaust survivor who receives help for holidays from IFCJ

Faith and Light for the Holidays

The Fellowship  |  December 7, 2022
Haunted by a Ukrainian childhood during the Holocaust, this elderly Jewish woman has hope for Hanukkah this holiday season.
Russian missile that landed in Ukraine which now faces a brutal winter

Ukraine Faces New Missile Barrages as Winter Approaches

Stand for Israel  |  December 5, 2022
As the people of Ukraine prepare for a harsh winter, they face a new round of missile attacks aimed at further disrupting their already taxed infrastructure.
Scene of Russian rocket strike in Ukraine, November 22, 2022

Ukraine Left Without Power, Water

Stand for Israel  |  December 1, 2022
Widespread Russian attacks across the entirety of Ukraine have left Kyiv without water, and Ukrainians throughout the war-torn country without power.
Iosif, elderly Holocaust survivor who receives winter help from The Fellowship

'If Not for Your Help...'

The Fellowship  |  November 1, 2022
If not for the help of Fellowship friends like you, this elderly Holocaust survivor would not survive the bitter winter ahead.
Larisa, elderly Jewish woman outside in the cold

In from the Cold

The Fellowship  |  October 26, 2022
As a hard winter looms, faithful Fellowship friends help protect elderly Jewish people like Larisa from the cold.
Jews in Ukraine during Sukkot before WWII, 1931

'Season of Our Rejoicing' in a Time of War

Stand for Israel  |  October 17, 2022
The Jewish people of Ukraine are no strangers to celebrating holy days during times of war, which they did again this Sukkot.
Yael Eckstein visits elderly Jewish woman during winter in Ukraine, 2022

As Winter Looms

The Fellowship  |  October 17, 2022
As winter looms in Ukraine and elsewhere that The Fellowship serves the most vulnerable, there are many lifesaving necessities your gift provides.
Rachel, elderly Holocaust survivor from Ukraine, receives love and High Holy Days aid in Israel, 2022

Love, Kindness, and Understanding

The Fellowship  |  October 11, 2022
This High Holy Days season and beyond, your lifesaving gift of love will warm the hearts of elderly Jews and Holocaust survivors like Rachel.
Issac and Zoya, elderly Jewish couple helped by The Fellowship

Fellowship in Their Golden Years

The Fellowship  |  September 28, 2022
This High Holy Days season, a precious elderly couple threatened by Russia's invasion of Ukraine knows they have friends at The Fellowship.

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