“Having one or two members of a family dismissed from their jobs or put on unpaid leave creates an economic crisis that affects the whole family."
“Thanks to The Fellowship, we can do things we never dreamed of.”
The Jewish Agency and The Fellowship worked for several months to bring the groups, despite their aliyah being postponed due to the pandemic.
Passing those values to the next generation is key to maintaining that vital bridge.
“My father planted the roots, and we have been able to water it and see it grow.”
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 IFCJ announced they are dedicating $3 million to help more than 215,000 Jews observe Passover in Israel, in poverty-stricken regions of the former Soviet Union, and elsewhere around the world."
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.
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.