Fellowship Blog

Jewish people break Yom Kippur fast

Breaking the Yom Kippur Fast

The Fellowship  |  October 3, 2022
When Yom Kippur begins, the Jewish people will fast for 25 hours. How will they break the fast when this holiest of days is done?
honey, sweet

Project Spotlight: Sweetening the New Year

The Fellowship  |  September 28, 2022
Find out how The Fellowship is helping this Rosh Hashanah in Israel!
Rabbi Eckstein and Yael Eckstein walk path in Jerusalem, 2017

On the Right Path

The Fellowship  |  September 28, 2022
We share Rabbi Eckstein's final Yom Kippur message, a timeless message of our repentance, of God's forgiveness, and of shalom, peace.
IFCJ staff passing out jars of honey to people in the mall.

A Sweet New Year to All

The Fellowship  |  September 23, 2022
What happens in Israel during the High Holy Days and why is honey so significant during this time? Our Jerusalem staff member, Miriam Lock, tells us more.
Special holiday aid, special aid

Jews Who Fled Ukraine to Get Special Aid for Rosh Hashanah Under New Initiative

The Fellowship  |  September 19, 2022
Just ahead of Rosh Hashanah, The Fellowship is delivering aid to 5,000 families who’ve escaped war-torn Ukraine.
Bishop Paul Lanier overlooking Old City, where Western Wall is in Jerusalem

Touching the Western Wall

The Fellowship  |  September 12, 2022
Bishop Paul Lanier writes about the Western Wall, which reminds us to keep the Holy City in our hearts and pray for peace in Jerusalem.
Yael Eckstein and The Fellowship providing food to hungry elderly in Israel

A New Model for Feeding the Hungry

The Fellowship  |  September 12, 2022
The Fellowship has partnered with Israel to eliminate bureaucracy and feed the country's hungry - many of them elderly.
Children in Israel back to school

Back-to-School Help for Struggling Families

The Fellowship  |  September 6, 2022
As the children of Israel head back to school, The Fellowship and our faithful friends around the world help those in need.
Varian Fry in France

The First American Righteous Gentile

The Fellowship  |  September 6, 2022
During the Holocaust, an American journalist in France named Varian Fry saved thousands of Jews from death at the hands of the Nazis.
Refugee children from Ukraine in Israel

Israel's Schools Prepare for Refugee Children

The Fellowship  |  August 31, 2022
Thousands of children from war-torn Ukraine now prepare for school in a new country, with limited Hebrew and major trauma.
Fellowship-funded emergency command center in Ashkelon to help during rocket attacks

Emergency Aid to Israelis Under Fire

The Fellowship  |  August 29, 2022
An emergency control unit provided by The Fellowship helped protect Israelis during recent rocket attacks.
School Supplies

Children From Impoverished Families to Get Vouchers for School Supplies

The Fellowship  |  August 23, 2022
Did you know that 25 percent of Israeli parents cannot afford basic school supplies for the upcoming school year?

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