Crisis Response Kit

Press Releases

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Takes Action to Protect Civilians in Israel’s South

May 11, 2023
In a quick response to the more than 500 rockets launched at southern Israel in the last two days, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) announced the placement of five new bomb shelter units today in areas of Ashkelon identified by local authorities as lacking ample protection. The areas included residential spaces where homes still had no shelters as well as commercial zones where people had no refuge from incoming rockets.

As severe winter storms strike Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is providing critical, lifesaving care to Israel’s most vulnerable citizens

December 29, 2021
JERUSALEM — Winter storm Carmel has ravaged Israel, and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), in collaboration with Israel’s Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, has immediately responded to assist the vulnerable sectors of Israeli society.

Fellowship President Yael Eckstein on today's terrorist attacks throughout Israel: 'Pray for a swift end to the unrest that has torn apart Jerusalem, God’s Holy City'

May 10, 2021
JERUSALEM — After a day of violence in Israel and repeated acts of terrorism against the Jewi

International humanitarian organization partners with first responders ahead of snowstorm in Israel

February 19, 2021
On Wednesday, just ahead of the storm that covered Jerusalem and the surrounding area with a thick blanket of snow, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) together with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies to elderly residents of the capital and the surrounding region.

Fact Sheet

Two IFCJ staff members in masks and gloves stand in the street carrying a food box
In times of crisis – whether in Israel, the former Soviet Union, or elsewhere in the world – The Fellowship is on the ground, providing immediate assistance to the vulnerable Jewish communities we serve. The Fellowship efficiently and effectively delivers aid to people when they need it most through our extensive network of staff, partners, and volunteers.


Yael Eckstein, wearing surgical face mask and gloves, walking down empty street distributing emergency package with food and cleaning supplies.
2 men standing near the remains of a building destroyed in Ukraine
Snow in Jerusalem, Yael Eckstein holding a branded logo emergency response package, walking towards camera, old wall to the side of her, snow on the ground
Yael Eckstein sits in the back of ambulance hugging an elderly woman on a gurney with her belongings in bags around her
Two IFCJ staff members in masks and gloves stand in the street carrying a food box
IFCJ staff person in mask and gloves climb stairs carrying food box.
Yael walking through a home with an IFCJ food box.
Kids walking towards an open bomb shelter.
3 people pushing a medical cart with an elderly Jewish person on it.
Yael standing in a home that was damaged by a rocket.
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