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Betya, elderly woman in Israel receiving food for High Holy Days 2022

A Holy Time Thanks to YOU

The Fellowship  |  October 12, 2022
This High Holy Days season, Fellowship friends like YOU have not only changed lives, but saved lives with your holy gift.
Yael Eckstein delivering an IFCJ food box to an elderly Jewish woman.

The Fellowship Distributes Over 7 Million to Ukrainian Immigrants and Others in Need for the New Year

The Fellowship  |  October 4, 2022
For the first time, Ukrainian olim are celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the High Holy Days in Israel after fleeing war-torn Ukraine with help from The Fellowship.
Synagogue for Yom Kippur

A Yom Kippur Like No Other

The Fellowship  |  October 3, 2022
A Fellowship staff member living in Israel shares the memories she has of Yom Kippur observances from the past.
Man blowing shofar for when Yom Kippur begins

When Is Yom Kippur?

The Fellowship  |  October 3, 2022
At sundown on October 4th, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar begins. Find out when it starts all across the Holy Land of Israel.
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.

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