Surviving war, famine and the pandemic, Ethiopians make aliyah and come to Israel.
Since the Russian invasion began on February 24, the Fellowship has given $6.5 million for support of refugees.
"Jews and Christians around the world will have their collective eyes set on Heaven."
A Christian-Jewish fellowship established to foster interfaith dialogue found that bringing Jews to Israel spoke louder than words.
A new survey showed that COVID-19 hit economically-vulnerable populations particularly hard, making school-supply shopping an added challenge.
The organization has distributed more than $11 m. to assist over 260,000 people including the elderly, lone soldiers and orphan children ahead of the High Holy Days and Rosh Hashanah.
“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."
This is in addition to the existing backlog of requests after aliyah flights were delayed for two months and immigration visas were suspended due to office closures.
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.