Crisis and Need

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Project Spotlight: The Fellowship Responds to Heatwave in Israel

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.

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Project Spotlight: Renovating and Equipping Hospitals

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.

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Project Spotlight: Afikim

In Israel, one in three children live in poverty. Learn how Fellowship-supported Afikim, an after-school program providing hot meals, academic tutoring, and more – helps these at-risk children to succeed.

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Project Spotlight: Tikva Children’s Home

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.

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Israel Home to 200,000 Survivors this Holocaust Remembrance Day

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.

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A Shadow over Europe

A new poll shows the depths that anti-Semitism has reached in Europe.

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I Survived The Holocaust – And Pittsburgh Brought The Old Fears Rushing Back

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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9 Facts You Should Know About Christians in Jordan

We at The Fellowship continue our efforts to support Christians in Jordan who have fled bitter persecution by Islamist terrorists. Want to know more about this Arab state that shares a border with Israel? Here are nine facts that will help you better understand Jordan and the situation for Christians there.

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Thousands Protest Persecution of Christians in India

10,000 Christians in India formed a 20-kilometer chain in order to protest the harassment and hatred they face.

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Faces of The Fellowship: Najat

For 36 years, Najat, 80, was a respected lecturer of Greek philosophy at a Baghdad university. She is also "mother" to her two nieces, both intellectually disabled, and her nephew, who is severely intellectually disabled, after their parents passed away over 30 years ago. All of their lives were destroyed one fateful night in 2016, reducing the family to penniless refugees.

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The World’s Most Persecuted Minority: Christians

Which is the most persecuted religious group in the world today? Watch this video brought to us by PragerU to learn more about the humanitarian crisis going on right now: Christian persecution.

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Project Spotlight: Ambulance for Those in Need in the Negev

Can you imagine not having access to hospital care, just because your community doesn't have an ambulance to transport you there? This was the case for people living in the town of Rahat in Israel's Negev desert, where poverty is widespread. This community worried that the next medical emergency could be fatal, not because of the injury or illness itself, but because they had no way to make it to the hospital in time. Find out how The Fellowship is changing this difficult story.

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Project Spotlight: Dental Care for the Elderly

Lack of dental care for the elderly in Israel is actually a very dangerous situation. Often, having a tooth or gum infection is the turning point that leads to their death. They experience too much mouth pain to eat nutritious foods, and as a result, they lose weight, get sick, and become very frail. Thankfully, The Fellowship's dental program for the elderly is changing this story - learn how you can help today.

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A Helping Hand for Israel’s Poor

As the world observes the International Day of Poverty, The Fellowship and our faithful friends are doing all we can for Israel's most impoverished citizens.

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How Houston’s Synagogues Are Handling High Holy Days After Harvey

Houston's Jewish communities are finding makeshift solutions for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur after flooding and damage cause by Hurricane Harvey.

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Fellowship Hotline Offers Relief from a Life of Hopelessness

Fellowship Hotline operators receive phone calls from some of the most desperately needy in Israel on a daily basis. Many of these callers have psychological, physical, and financial needs. One caller, 67-year-old Ori, called in October 2016 asking for help with home repairs and for emotional support for his desperate situation.

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92-Year-Old Offers Thanks for The Fellowship

Shulamit is a 92 year-old beneficiary of The Fellowship’s With Dignity and Fellowship program, which provides food, medicine, and companionship to impoverished elderly in Israel. After a life of volunteering to help others, she now gratefully receives our help -- and wrote a moving thank-you letter to express her appreciation.

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Venezuela: “We’re Living Worse Than in a War”

The nation of Venezuela has been hit hard by drought, food shortages, power outages, inflation, and recession. It is one of many nations whose Jewish population has found help from The Fellowship and our faithful friends.

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A Beautiful Thank You Letter to The Fellowship From a Father

One family relies on The Fellowship for hope and comfort.

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