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ICEJ Orders 30 More Bomb Shelters for Israeli Towns on Lebanon Border

The need in the north has become a concern, especially due to the severe lack of public shelters and Lebanon’s growing economic crisis.

Israeli Humanitarians Help Evacuate 125 Vulnerable Afghans

This is the second evacuation from Afghanistan coordinated by IsraAID.

David Geffen Gifts 480-Seat Auditorium to National Library of Israel

The David Geffen Auditorium is the most prominent philanthropic support for an Israeli cultural institution from Geffen.

Ruderman Family Foundation Applauds First Deaf MK, Yamina’s Shirley Pinto

Pinto is a former employee of The Ruderman Family Foundation and a member of its network of young activists who are passionate about social justice and inclusion.

A Gift to ADI’s Severely Disabled People from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The orchestra’s live performance and video with their audience underscored the importance of shared humanity and the responsibility to empower people of all levels of ability.

Jewish Communal Fund Gives Almost $700,000 in Grants to New York Jewish Charities

The money will help increase supply to a food pantry for low-income New Yorkers; provide Jewish summer-camp scholarships for children impacted by COVID-19; and create a center for preschoolers who need physical, occupational and speech therapy.

In Wake of COVID Cases in India, OU Raises Money for Oxygen Concentrators

The country is facing a skyrocketing number of infections and an overstretched medical system.

United Hatzalah Raises $1.3 Million in Sunday Telethon

The event also featured a new rendition of the Marvin Gaye hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” sung in English, Hebrew, Arabic, and Farsi.

United Hatzalah Launches ‘Saving Lives Sunday’ Telethon with Jay Leno and Kicks off ‘Year...

Jay Leno headlines list of celebrities in support of Israel's United Hatzalah and honors EMS volunteers in kickoff event of year-long campaign highlighting the stories and experiences of its 6000+ volunteers and the people they saved .

IsraAID Sending Team of Responders to Caribbean in Wake of Volcano Eruption

More than 20,000 people have been displaced with some 12,000 in public shelters since the La Soufriere volcano began erupting on April 9.

Misplaced Charity: Hiker ‘Saves’ Newborn Mountain Goat, Now Mom Won’t Go Near It

If you see a wild animal in distress, call the Nature and Parks Authority hotline *3639 or report to an inspector in the area, but by all means do not approach the wild animal.

ADI Virtual Memorial Honors Legacy of LA Philanthropist Judah Hertz

"In the last decade of his life, supporting ADI became his largest philanthropic endeavor. . .because he felt a true emotional connection to the children."

With Coronavirus Restrictions Relaxed, Israel’s Disabled Community Goes Out, First Time in a Year

“They were on cloud nine, and literally soaring through the sky. It was an incredible sight to see."

Overcoming Obstacles: Free Brief Therapy Option Offered at Bnei Zion Adolescent Clinic in Haifa

The medical center's Adolescent Health Clinic provides a short-term therapy option designed to relieve the symptoms of returning to routine from lockdown.

Tel Aviv University Appoints Social Investor to Head Board of Governors

This new appointment follows eleven women who have been appointed to leading positions at TAU over the past year.

Dozens of Jewish Institutions Tied to Tycoon’s Alleged Money Laundering Scheme

It should be stressed that the US authorities have not accused the Jewish institutions of any wrongdoing, but their connection to what will likely become an unsavory affair is discomforting.

‘We Saved Lives’: Texas Jewish Communities Mobilize to Get Food, Medicine to Those in...

Amid an arctic freeze, members of the Lone Star State opened doors to friends without power, cooked meals, arranged for medication pickups for the homebound, and, in one extreme case, mobilized to ensure that hundreds of doses of coronavirus vaccines would not go to waste.

Jewish Disability, Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month Celebrated with $1,000 Design Contest

The contest is really intended to "encourage the next generation of Jewish leaders to be thoughtful, sympathetic and to see the world through the eyes of others."

Hebrew U Research Examines Effect of Natural Disasters on Charitable and Criminal Activity

Neighboring regions and even those communities more distanced from the disaster zone would see a marked increase in philanthropy.

Israelis Remember Sheldon Adelson

Rest in peace, brave and kind friend.

Despite Global Uncertainty, Israel Bonds Secures Record-Breaking $1.8 Billion in 2020

Bonds leadership approached Israel’s Finance Ministry, requesting a higher goal to secure additional funding necessary to help Israel offset economic challenges expected due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Inbar & Marius Nacht Family Foundation Provides Oxygen to Israeli EMTs

“Providing oxygen is one of the most essential roles of a medical first responder,” said President and Founder of United Hatzalah Eli Beer.

United Hatzalah Orchestrates Complex Air Transport of Woman in Vegetative State from Chicago to...

The woman was immediately put on the ambulance and transferred to Shaare Zedek hospital, where family members thanked the United Hatzalah volunteers for their service.

Rivlin: ‘Every Person is a Small Light But Together, We Shine Bright and Strong’

At the inclusive kindergarten, children born with multiple disabilities and their non-disabled peers are integrated throughout their daily activities.

21-Year-Old Israeli Raises $1 M. for Social Volunteering App

The platform helps people join and lead social initiatives and organize them in a simple and effective way.

Netanyahu Tells Russian Jewish Congress ‘Russia-Israel Relations Growing Stronger’

"I'm grateful for the respect and support President Putin gives to Russia's Jewish community. . . relations between Israel and Russia have been growing stronger."

Rabbi Sacks: The Great Man I Knew

He once confided to me that the rhetoric and backlash was so intense at the time that he contemplated resigning.

Israeli NGO Brings Urgent Aid to Hurricane-Battered Guatemala

IsraAID has had a permanent team on the ground in Guatemala since the 2018 Volcán de Fuego eruption.


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