"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."
"We are here to help those enterprises and people who are not appealing for the financial system."
“Military service in the IDF is difficult and challenging for every soldier, and even more so for Lone Soldiers."
“I grew up as a Jewish boy in Nazi Germany and when I saw a policeman or a soldier, I would turn and run the other way,” Bienstock said.
The medical supplies were sent directly to the Chinese Ministry of Health.
The protective kits, which include special suits, masks, glasses, shoes and hats, aim to prevent infection in the event of contact with a sick person.
The MDA volunteer from Tzefat could not have imagined this was the way his wedding day would turn out.
The first recipients of the grant will help strengthen seven small European communities in Helsinki, Finland; Riga, Latvia; Oslo, Norway; and Warsaw, Szczecin and Wroclaw, Poland.
Critical donations are being sent in the wake of the massive brush fires that have resulted in the death of millions of species since September.
Only a handful of United Hatzalah medics have EpiPens. You can change that!
Each grant recipient made a commitment to increasing its population of campers with disabilities to at least five percent of the total camper population.
The Ptil Tekhelet Education Center is making the mitzvah of Tekhelet accessible, fun and relevant.
The Hebron Fund is raising $1 million for Israel’s most ancient and most strategic Jewish community – Hebron.
It’s time to LIV! It’s time to GIV! It’s time to NETIV!
The doctors have performed life-saving surgeries on nearly 5,000 children since the organization started more than 20 years ago.
The charity brings children to Israel from Africa and other parts of the world for life-changing heart surgery at Wolfson Hospital.
"The cost is not relevant today. It is the mitzvah that counts. These circumstances are atrocious. Thank God at least we can do this much."
"The basic strategy is 50-50... for every dollar we give in America, we give a dollar in Israel."
Ezra LeMarpeh helps all Israelis, but that's not good enough for some radicals, so now it may close down.
Last week, as usual, Haifa resident Yaniv Rosen made his way back home from Tel Aviv on the train, and noticed an older woman...