The Fellowship Sends Ukraine Fifteen Tons of Aid Each Week

Stand for Israel  |  March 21, 2022

IFCJ aid for refugees from Ukraine
(Photo: Avishag Shaar-Yashuv)

While The Fellowship continues to fly Jews from war-torn Ukraine to safety in Israel, so many refugees have been unable to flee. With food and other necessities impossible to find in the devastated nation, Israel Hayom’s Hanan Greenwood reports on how The Fellowship and its partners are flying aid in on a weekly basis:

Fifteen tons of food, hygiene products, heating equipment, and medicine will be sent to Europe from Israel every week thanks to an initiative by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and the Latet nongovernmental organization.

The aid for Jewish communities and refugees will be delivered on planes carrying new immigrants to Israel.

The first plane, carrying tons of dry food, equipment, medicine, and hygiene, made its way to Moldova last Thursday and carried on from there to Ukraine to assist communities during wartime.

The organizations noted the transport of goods was aimed at assisting Jews fleeing the war and sending a message of solidarity. “We are pained by the suffering we see in Ukraine,” International Fellowship of Christians and Jews President Yael Eckstein said…

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