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.

Ukraine Crisis

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

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…

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…

Project Spotlight: Caring for the Vulnerable During the Health Crisis

The Fellowship  |  July 15, 2020
The Fellowship continues to take meaningful action during the global health crisis.
Yael Eckstein standing next to Minister of Welfare Itzik Shmuli.

The Fellowship Sets Up Emergency COVID-19 Fund

The Fellowship  |  July 2, 2020
The good work of The Fellowship continues amid a global pandemic still impacting the everyday life of Jews in Israel and throughout the world.
Man wearing a kippah and facemask applies stickers showing the IFCJ logo onto white canisters of oxygen.

Project Spotlight: Delivering Lifesaving Oxygen Tanks

The Fellowship  |  June 30, 2020
Learn how your support helped us equip a medical team in the Holy Land to serve the people of Israel during this devastating health crisis.

Project Spotlight: Mobile Bomb Shelters

The Fellowship  |  November 19, 2019
Security officers in Israel informed us that one of their greatest needs right now is for more bomb shelters, so that Israelis have quick access to a shelter at a moment’s notice.

Supporters Provide Protective Vests to Israel’s First Responders

The Fellowship  |  November 14, 2019
After hundreds of rockets were fired at Israel, a ceasefire has been reached. We are so thankful Fellowship supporters came to Israel’s aid when she needed it most.

Project Spotlight: Providing Security to Israelis Under Fire

The Fellowship  |  November 13, 2019
Right now, The Fellowship is on the ground caring for the most vulnerable populations in the Holy Land — the elderly, young mothers and their children, and recent immigrants.

Dispatch from a Bomb Shelter Somewhere in Israel

The Fellowship  |  November 12, 2019
As red alert sirens sounded in Israel Tuesday morning, Israelis scrambled to their bomb shelters and safe rooms. Writing at the Times of Israel, Nurit Dekel tells us what it’s like to wake up to red alerts that continue throughout the day.
anti-Semitism graffiti

Survey Reveals Deep Concern About Rising Antisemitism in U.S.

Stand for Israel  |  October 29, 2019
Anti-Semitism is a problem in the U.S. says a new survey by the American Jewish Committee. The Jewish people need The Fellowship’s help providing security now more than ever.

Project Spotlight: The Fellowship Responds to Heatwave in Israel

The Fellowship  |  August 20, 2019
In an effort to protect The Fellowship’s elderly With Dignity and Fellowship beneficiaries without air-conditioning, Fellowship volunteers have distributed fans and water to these vulnerable people.

Project Spotlight: Renovating and Equipping Hospitals

The Fellowship  |  July 16, 2019
Recently, Fellowship President Yael Eckstein and other Israeli dignitaries attended a dedication at a Fellowship-supported hospital in Afula. The Fellowship approved a grant to fortify a floor at the HaEmek Medical Center in northern Israel, as it is one of the cities that is vulnerable to rocket and missile attacks.
Children at Afikim

Project Spotlight: Afikim

The Fellowship  |  July 9, 2019
In Israel, one in three children live in poverty. Learn how Fellowship-supported Afikim, an after-school program providing hot meals, academic tutoring, and more – helps these at-risk children to succeed.

Project Spotlight: Tikva Children’s Home

The Fellowship  |  July 2, 2019
Fellowship-supported Tikva Children’s Home cares for hundreds of homeless, abandoned, and abused Jewish children in Ukraine and neighboring regions of the former Soviet Union. They provide loving care and a quality education that emphasizes Jewish faith. The goal is to empower the children to grow into self-sufficient individuals who give back to the community.

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