Adopt a Neighbor Tutors Jewish Schoolchildren for Free, Parents Ecstatic

"Thank g-d they paired up both my son and daughter with amazing special tutors. "

Dairy Food Distributed to Jewish New Yorkers for Shavuot in Brooklyn, Queens

Butter, cheese, and yogurt were provided to needy Jewish families in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.

Massive Israeli Food Security Effort Recruits Colel Chabad to Ensure Success

The massive social services operation was launched at the behest of the Israeli government, at a cost of more than NIS 100 million in funding.
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Watch: Oldest Israeli Volunteer EMT Celebrates His 80th Birthday

Eli Mizrachi will turn 80 this week and is the oldest, active volunteer EMT, first responder in United Hatzalah, and perhaps in Israel.

College Student Spends Days Buying Groceries for Those Stuck at Home

“Typically, I shop for about five families a day,” she says. “If I do a big order for one family, I will fill up a cart and take it back to my car, and then go back into the store.”

The Ari Fuld Project Donates Masks to Ari’s Reserve Paratrooper Unit

Ari fought hard to get into the IDF reserves, and served in a special forces paratrooper unit.

Jewish Music Megastars Yaakov Shwekey, Ishay Ribo, and Mordechai ben David to Sing Together...

An historic virtual concert called “Together as One” on Lag B’Omer, Tuesday May 12th

Roman Abramovich Donates New Intensive Care Unit to Sheba Medical Center

Hundreds of intensive care beds were inaugurated at Sheba Medical Center, to serve in times of national emergencies.

IAC, Idan Raichel, David Broza, Raise $325,000 in Virtual Concert to Support Healthcare Workers

The concert is in addition to the IAC’s community efforts to support healthcare workers.

Shabbat Kosher-Food Packages Distributed by Friendship Circle New Jersey

“Challah and Chicken Soup for the Quarantined Soul” includes rolls, grape juice, candles and homemade soup (matzah balls optional).

Ahead of Memorial Day, The Ari Fuld Project Donates Masks to Efrat’s Counter-Terrorist Unit

Miriam Fuld was concerned for the welfare of the Efrat counter-terrorist unit, when they would go outside on emergency calls.

UJA-Federation of NY Announces Nearly $9 Million In Coronavirus Relief Grants

“At the core of the New York Jewish community is an incredible infrastructure of organizations that underpin our ability to sustain and strengthen Jewish life into the future."

Jewish Philanthropies Establish $80 Million Fund for Nonprofits During Pandemic

The challenges have affected every sector of Jewish communal life, including organizational closures, staff layoffs, canceled programs, a pivot to online education and an increase in financial-aid needs.

Rothschild Foundation Donates $4.2 Million to Hebrew U. Coronavirus Research

The donation will fund 60 research teams at HU that are working to find a vaccine, produce faster and cheaper testing methods, and develop targeted treatments.

Mayanei Hayeshua is tackling the Biggest Pikuach Nefesh Crisis in Living Memory

A parking lot was turned into a 22-station field hospital, while 2 departments have been converted into Coronavirus units.

Jewish Philanthropist Boris Lozhkin Donates Protective Gear to Ukraine’s ENT Specialist

Lozhkin stressed that people from all over Ukraine apply to the doctors of the Institute, which employs the best Ukrainian specialists in the field of ear nose and throat.

‘FIDF Engage’ Connects Supporters with Lone Israeli Soldiers during COVID-19 Crisis

Among the IDF soldiers on base are some 1,000 Lone Soldiers from the United States who joined the IDF with no immediate family in Israel.

Forced to Shut Down his Resorts, Sheldon Adelson Continues to Pay his 10,000 Employees

Adelson also purchased 2 million medical masks which he is donating to first responders and medical workers who are in the frontlines against the coronavirus pandemic.

Christian-Jewish Coalition Raising Funds for Jerusalem’s Needy

"Some 6,000 families in Jerusalem with children in these schools normally have the respite of a structured educational framework."

Israeli Schools Closed Due to Coronavirus – What Happened to Breakfast?

"Food will be distributed to several hundred families in the center of the country, followed by the addition of other locations as budget allows."

UJA Giving Another $11 Million to Remedy Coronavirus Damage

Monday's announcement of additional funding came after UJA had pledged more than $23 million in immediate aid last week.

Israel’s Social Welfare Department Drafts Colel Chabad for Emergency Effort

The Israeli government tasked Colel Chabad with providing Passover food security for 30,000 households affected by the Coronavirus economic crisis.

Dial 1221: New National Dispatch Center Treats Humanitarian Emergencies in Israel

The emergency number for the new dispatch center is the same as United Hatzalah’s regular number of 1221.

MDA, TAU, Ichilov Hospital Receive $3M Injection of Funds for COVID-19 Response

“In the face of global threats like this, science, technology and innovation are our best hopes. Israel is a leader in those fields."

NY UJA-Federation Giving $23 Million in Grants & Loans to COVID-19 Affected New Yorkers

UJA is making $250,000 available for Passover meals to-go that will be distributed to those who are newly isolated or quarantined.

Barkai Rabbinic Group Creates Volunteer Food Distribution for Home-Bound Israelis

The project involves more than 250 volunteers who deliver cooked meals to the elderly and other home-bound residents in each of Modiin’s 13 neighborhoods three times a week.

Pray for United Hatzalah Founder Eliezer Yehuda ben Chaya

"I am strong because I know I have an amazing family that loves me. We have a huge family in United Hatzalah and I know how much they need me to be healthy."

Social Loan Fund Offers Help to Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

The new fast-track coronavirus relief program will issue working capital loans of up to NIS 100k to businesses affected by the crisis.

IFCJ Create $5 M. Fund to Help Elderly in Israel Amid Corona Crisis

This fund will primarily support elderly Israelis, some of whom are Holocaust survivors, with packages of food and other essential items.

Israeli School for Syrian Refugee Children in Greece Burns Down, Arson Suspected

"Erdogan opens the borders to allow refugees to move into Greece, creating a boiling point that causes a lot of frustration for the local residents, and encourages far right groups to raise their heads."

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