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.

Woman holding her baby while standing next to an elderly Jewish woman.

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…


Kibbutz, southern Israel, Hamas, war

The 81-Year-Old Woman Who Climbed Out the Window to Escape Hamas

Stand for Israel  |  February 20, 2024
Jaqueline Glicksman breaks down in tears after seeing her ruined home in Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha for the first time since October 7.
elderly, Ukraine, food assistance

Acknowledging 2 Years of War in Ukraine

The Fellowship  |  February 19, 2024
You allow us to continue our holy work in war-torn Ukraine two years later.
elderly, Ukraine, food assistance

Providing Crisis Care in Ukraine as Third Year of War Begins

The Fellowship  |  February 19, 2024
One of our partner organizations in the FSU—the JDC—is on the ground in crisis-torn Ukraine helping those who still face hardship.
flowers, southern Israel, red, south

Flowers Now Bloom Among Ashes

Stand for Israel  |  February 19, 2024
After losing her family on October 7, Vered Libstein says the red flowers that bloom in Israel’s south are giving her strength.
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews logo

Too Many Wars

The Fellowship  |  February 16, 2024
Miriam Lock, a Fellowship staff member in our Jerusalem office, shares her remembrance of the October 7 attacks on Israel.
Hamas terrorists, Nova festival memorial, loved ones, Israeli parliament, Jerusalem

Nova Music Festival Survivor Speaks Out

Stand for Israel  |  February 15, 2024
Natalie explains how important it is for her to tell her story so the world knows and can connect to her experiences on October 7.
military helicopter, hostages, medical center

Freed Israeli Hostages Record Message of Gratitude to Liberators

Stand for Israel  |  February 15, 2024
Recently freed hostages, Fernando and Louis, surprised their liberators with a special video thank-you message.
Israeli soldiers, border fence, Israeli-Gaza border, southern Israel, war, IDF

Israel Invests 150 Million Shekels into Armored Vehicles for Border Towns

Stand for Israel  |  February 15, 2024
We already told you about the nine armored vehicles we are purchasing for border towns. These vehic
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Israel Gives Her Strength

The Fellowship  |  February 15, 2024
This Holocaust survivor will never go hungry again thanks to The Fellowship.
elderly, JDC, Ukraine

A Journey into Ukraine as the War Anniversary Approaches

The Fellowship  |  February 14, 2024
As we arrive at the second anniversary of the war in Ukraine, we get an update on how people are doing amid the ongoing crisis.
Military helicopter, evacuation, wounded soldier

IDF Fighter Jets Engage in Wave of Attacks on Hezbollah

Stand for Israel  |  February 14, 2024
One Israeli soldier was killed and several more were wounded after rockets from Hezbollah fell in Israel’s north.
Israeli security forces, rocket attack, Lebanon, Northern Israel, Kiryat Shmona

Mother, Son Seriously Hurt in Hezbollah Attack

Stand for Israel  |  February 13, 2024
The terror group Hezbollah fired a rocket that hit a mother and 15-year-old son, leaving them in serious condition on Tuesday.

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