Crisis and Need
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Recently, Fellowship President Yael Eckstein and other Israeli dignitaries attended a dedication at a Fellowship-supported hospital in Afula. The Fellowship approved a grant to fortify a floor at the HaEmek Medical Center in northern Israel, as it is one of the cities that is vulnerable to rocket and missile attacks.
Fellowship-supported Tikva Children’s Home cares for hundreds of homeless, abandoned, and abused Jewish children in Ukraine and neighboring regions of the former Soviet Union. They provide loving care and a quality education that emphasizes Jewish faith. The goal is to empower the children to grow into self-sufficient individuals who give back to the community.
On January 27, the world will observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the worst instance of anti-Semitism in history. Yet we also must remember the survivors who are alive today, and only have so many years left to live.
Johanna Reiss, a Holocaust survivor and author of The Upstairs Room, writes about how the recent Pittsburgh shooting left her broken, and how we must never forget.
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