Your Wonderful Deeds

The Fellowship  |  January 11, 2023

Yael Eckstein hugging an elderly Jewish woman coming off an aliyah flight.

In 2022, you fed, clothed, and provided assistance to more than 2 MILLION people. We want to thank you for all you’ve done by showing just how many wonderful deeds you did in the past year alone:

About 2.4 MILLION meals were served in Fellowship soup kitchens in Israel, thanks to YOU…

Several in line for a hot meal at an IFCJ sponsored soup kitchen.
(Photo: Ilan Assayag)

More than 9,000 new Israelis from 29 countries were brought home to the Holy Land, thanks to YOU…

Young boy waving an Israeli flag s he's about to board a plane.
(Photo: Ilan Assayag)

And once they’ve made aliyah (immigrated), we empowered an additional 5,000 people with occupational training, scholarships, job skills, thanks to YOU…

Group of young men at their graduation for ceremony for vocational training for electricians.

More than 379,000 Jewish people in Israel and the former Soviet Union received food so they could celebrate sacred Holy Days such as Rosh Hashanah and Passover, thanks to YOU…

Olga, an elderly woman in Israel who grew up in a shtetl in Ukraine
(Photo: Guy Yechiely)

In fact, more than 180,000 elderly, many of them Holocaust survivors, had their basic needs met, thanks to YOU…

Elderly Jewish woman and Yael Eckstein smiling at each other while holding an IFCJ branded food box.
(Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yashuv)

But you didn’t just help the elderly. Nearly 72,000 brave young men and women in the IDF received comfort and care, thanks to YOU…

IDF soldiers getting snacks from an IFCJ sponsored hospitality vehicle.
(Photo: Guy Yechiely)

And let’s not forget the more than 800,000 Jewish people worldwide who can worship safely because of security measures, thanks to you…

Three men in IFCJ branded shirts standing outside an IFCJ branded bomb shelter funded by donors Robert Steil and Janet Steil.
(Photo: Michael Huri)

You made each of these wonderful deeds possible this past year, and for that we can’t thank you enough. Todah Rabah, friends!