"Thank g-d they paired up both my son and daughter with amazing special tutors. "
Butter, cheese, and yogurt were provided to needy Jewish families in celebration of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.
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.
Eli Mizrachi will turn 80 this week and is the oldest, active volunteer EMT, first responder in United Hatzalah, and perhaps in Israel.
“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.”
Ari fought hard to get into the IDF reserves, and served in a special forces paratrooper unit.
An historic virtual concert called “Together as One” on Lag B’Omer, Tuesday May 12th
Hundreds of intensive care beds were inaugurated at Sheba Medical Center, to serve in times of national emergencies.
The concert is in addition to the IAC’s community efforts to support healthcare workers.
“Challah and Chicken Soup for the Quarantined Soul” includes rolls, grape juice, candles and homemade soup (matzah balls optional).
Miriam Fuld was concerned for the welfare of the Efrat counter-terrorist unit, when they would go outside on emergency calls.
“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."
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.
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.
A parking lot was turned into a 22-station field hospital, while 2 departments have been converted into Coronavirus units.
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.
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.
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.
"Some 6,000 families in Jerusalem with children in these schools normally have the respite of a structured educational framework."
"Food will be distributed to several hundred families in the center of the country, followed by the addition of other locations as budget allows."
Monday's announcement of additional funding came after UJA had pledged more than $23 million in immediate aid last week.
The Israeli government tasked Colel Chabad with providing Passover food security for 30,000 households affected by the Coronavirus economic crisis.
The emergency number for the new dispatch center is the same as United Hatzalah’s regular number of 1221.
“In the face of global threats like this, science, technology and innovation are our best hopes. Israel is a leader in those fields."
UJA is making $250,000 available for Passover meals to-go that will be distributed to those who are newly isolated or quarantined.
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.
"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."
The new fast-track coronavirus relief program will issue working capital loans of up to NIS 100k to businesses affected by the crisis.
This fund will primarily support elderly Israelis, some of whom are Holocaust survivors, with packages of food and other essential items.
"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."