Leonid Cherniakov, an 88-year-old survivor from Ukraine now living in Jerusalem, talks about his past suffering, the harsh reality of antisemitism in the former Soviet Union, and life in Israel.
The current crisis has forced American Jewish organizations to focus tremendous additional resources on the severe and growing needs facing their communities and their vital networks of institutions.
As Israel’s social welfare systems struggle to keep up with extraordinary demand due to coronavirus, the IFCJ implements measures ‘above and beyond’ the aid they’ve provided to Israel for decades.
With the resources of U.S. Jewish organizations stretched to the limit to help people locally, The Fellowship is the largest international charity that is focused exclusively on helping Israel.
Fostering Jewish-Christian relations during ordinary times, an integral part of The Fellowship’s founding vision, proves vital for Israel during these extraordinary times.
“My father planted the roots, and we have been able to water it and see it grow.”