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…

Man in a hazard suit putting out a fire.

Project Spotlight: Securing Israeli Communities in the Line of Fire

The Fellowship  |  April 13, 2021
You made it possible for The Fellowship to distribute 75 personal firefighting kits, equipping every security officer in the region of Israel near the Gaza Strip.
emergency hospital equipment COVID-19

Project Spotlight: Hospital Equipment Aids Israelis During COVID-19 Spike

The Fellowship  |  October 14, 2020
This year, you provided 15 hospitals with emergency medical equipment — including over 60 ventilators —to treat coronavirus patients, when Israeli hospitals were overwhelmed with the pandemic.
Yael Eckstein packing IFCJ food boxes in a pantry.

Project Spotlight: Fellowship Food Box Deliveries

The Fellowship  |  October 6, 2020
It’s not only the food that warms their hearts, it’s the knowledge that they are not alone!

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.
Two girls looking up at mobile bomb shelter.

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.
Man putting a vest on alongside others outside the IFCJ building.

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.
Cranes moving a mobile bomb shelter.

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.
Men with military packs walking along a road.

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.
Two people in IFCJ shirts giving an elderly Jewish man a fan.

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.

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