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Project Spotlight: Bringing Picnic Coolers to the Elderly

To celebrate summer and bring youth volunteers together with elderly in Israel, The Fellowship’s field coordinator in the Jordan Valley and Gilboa region organized a summer volunteer outing.

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Project Spotlight: Gift Kits to Hospitalized IDF Soldiers

To help IDF soldiers recover after injury, The Fellowship is distributing special kits filled with basic items, such as towels, a tooth brush and tooth paste, packs of coffee and a mug, and other items that will make them more comfortable during their hospital stay.

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Project Spotlight: With Dignity and Fellowship

Thankfully, with the compassionate support of wonderful friends like you, The Fellowship’s With Dignity and Fellowship program provides them with food, clothing, medications, home visits, and emergency funds for basic needs.

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Project Spotlight: Fellowship IDF Vehicles

Fellowship IDF Vehicles travel around Israel from north to south to provide Israel’s guardians with refreshments and the reminder that Christians and Jews around the world love and support them.

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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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Project Spotlight: Elderly and Fellowship Soup Kitchens

For many of the elderly and Holocaust survivors who visit Fellowship-supported Mana Hama Soup Kitchen, this place is much more than a soup kitchen.

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Project Spotlight: Yad LaKashish

In Israel, the group that perhaps has it hardest of all is the poor, elderly immigrant population. Learn how The Fellowship helps through Yad LaKashish.

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Project Spotlight: Emergency Funds to Elderly in Israel

Recently, The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas met Illiya, an elderly man living in Sderot, which is a community in southern Israel at risk for rocket attacks since it’s so close to Gaza. When Illiya heard alarms at night, he struggled to rush to a bomb shelter in time because of his age. He worried he’d be asleep and a rocket would hit his building while he was in his bed. Thankfully, The Fellowship was able to help.

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Project Spotlight: Elderly Clubs

The Fellowship’s Ami Farkas meets an IDF war veteran at a Fellowship elderly club who tells him how grateful he is to Fellowship friends around the world for their support

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Project Spotlight: Trauma Centers

Fellowship-supported trauma centers continue to be a lifeline for Israelis in the line of fire.

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Project Spotlight: Strengthening Israel’s Soldiers

IDF soldier Aiden is especially grateful for the support from The Fellowship and donors back in the U.S. “It just reminds you that there are people that care and they really support you. It’s great,” he says. And he adds that if one of those supporters were within arm’s reach, he’d give them a hug, because, “That says everything.”

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Project Spotlight: Mobile Bomb Shelters

Living under constant threat of rocket fire is hard to imagine. But this is exactly what families near Israel’s border with Gaza face every day. This is why The Fellowship is committed to providing these at-risk communities with over 50 mobile bomb shelters, making shelters much more accessible – and saving lives.

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Project Spotlight: Elderly Clubs

The Fellowship’s 104 elderly clubs throughout Israel benefit elderly and Holocaust survivors by hosting enrichment activities.

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Project Spotlight: Making Easter Cookies for Elderly Christians

In honor of Easter, Yassar Alsaad, The Fellowship’s field coordinator in Jerusalem, decided to organize a special activity in cooperation with Fellowship volunteers, bringing together Israelis of various ages and faiths to bring joy to some elderly Christians in the Holy City.

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Project Spotlight: Passover Food Deliveries

To ensure that impoverished Jewish elderly and families have the special foods they need to celebrate Passover, which begins on April 19th this year, The Fellowship is making deliveries in the FSU.

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Project Spotlight: Helping the Young and Old through Isaiah 58

By partnering with various organizations on the ground in the former Soviet Union, The Fellowship is able to help tens of thousands of needy Jews, including children, impoverished families, the disabled, and the elderly who are desperately trying to make ends meet on little to no income.

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Project Spotlight: Helping Children with Special Needs in the FSU

In the former Soviet Union, tremendous discrimination and stigma still surround children with physical or mental challenges. This is why The Fellowship is so dedicated to helping the families of children with special needs. Many are desperately trying to make ends meet, as well as pay for much-needed treatment and therapies for their children.

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Project Spotlight: Fellowship-supported World ORT

World ORT, a group of Fellowship-funded Jewish schools throughout the former Soviet Union (FSU), estimates that 20 percent of students wouldn’t be able to attend their schools without The Fellowship funding their hot meals, bus rides, and school security systems.

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Project Spotlight: Purim Activities with the Elderly

In preparation for the Jewish holiday of Purim, which begins this Wednesday at sundown, The Fellowship organized activities for participants in our With Dignity and Fellowship program. Hundreds of Fellowship volunteers visited and brought cheer and holiday gift baskets to 100 elderly in Ashkelon, an Israeli city on the Mediterranean coast.

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