"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."
He once confided to me that the rhetoric and backlash was so intense at the time that he contemplated resigning.
IsraAID has had a permanent team on the ground in Guatemala since the 2018 Volcán de Fuego eruption.
Workers from all municipal departments are participating in the effort and conducted more than 37,000 phone calls to date.
After learning that the price quote was for a Jewish synagogue, the Arab contractor decided to donate the materials and work for free.
During the week of Sukkot, FIDF has been distributing tens of thousands of nourishing meals, personal hygiene kits, and other products.
Masbia Soup Kitchen will be reopening for communal sit-in meals, starting on Rosh Hoshanah 2020.
Masbia Soup Kitchen Network, the only kosher soup kitchen in NY, has had a drastic increase in demand at all three of their locations since the start of the COVID-19 crisis.
For five years, IsraAID has been helping tens of thousands of Syrian, Iraqi and Afghani refugees in Lesbos. Last week, it burned down, leaving 12,000 people homeless.
“Unfortunately, the Covid-19 crisis is here to stay, and therefore this dialogue is a unique opportunity for the NGOs to build up their impact on the field."
September begins the seventh month of the COVID-19 emergency food relief at Masbia Soup Kitchen Network. It will also be the beginning of a...
I'm writing this letter to you with much pain and embarrassment. My name is Moshe B., a long time Brooklyn, NY resident.
“For a month now I’ve been getting almost no food from the hotels, and I have hundreds of people I cannot leave hungry.”
In an intimate setting outdoors attended by prominent American Jewish philanthropists, while adhering to social distancing, Ribo played his well-known hits to the audience, and for one song was joined on the stage by Ambassador Erdan.
Like most countries around the world, Israel has experienced economic hardships exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, with many reporting being hungry and unable to afford food.
In the coming weeks, Open Society will also support to emergent efforts to establish truth commissions on racism in America.
"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.