The Ukrainians in Israel . . . What’s Happening? 

The Ukrainians in Jerusalem immigrated with usually only what they can carry in their arms.  Every conceivable kind of help has been needed. 

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Another Aid Container for Israel

The latest container, full of great clothing with also Nike waist pouches, made its way to Israel, unloading for distribution to aid centers in the north of the country, and then to the unloading point in the south.

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Providing Aid for New Israeli Ukrainians

Thanks to our supporters, we are supplying Ukrainian immigrants to Israel with necessities to get them started in their new life here. They are arriving with little more than the clothes on their backs. The following is a thank you we received from one of our aid center partners.

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Connect With Israel in June

Three projects are planned for June.  The first is a meal event for 950 Ukrainian arrivals!

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Israel 74: A Commemoration and Celebration

On May 3 at sundown, the celebration of two back-to-back national holidays began: 

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You Blessed a Whole Lot of Israelis!

For the April project, Israel Relief Aid collected funds so that Israelis (especially immigrants) in poverty could celebrate the Passover Seder and to eat the required unleavened bread during the week of Pesach. 

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Aid Container for Refugees/Immigrants

With the influx of people to Israel, running for their lives from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there is a great need arising before us. 

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They Made It to Israel

Finding a new home in the south of Israel, many families from Ukraine . . . new immigrants and refugees, have been given heartwarming help at the local aid center.

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The Ukrainians Are Coming!

The first groups of Ukrainians that have fled their lives from the Russian invasion of Ukraine have already been dispersed to the Galilee area and more will be bussed in the next few days. 

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New Year Messages from the Chairman & CEO

Israel Relief Aid Chairman, Max Veenstra

Few words are as well-known to Israelis as the lyrics of Hatikvah, meaning “The Hope”. I am always touched when the anthem is played and especially the word “hope” that so powerfully moves me.

When looking into the reality of today in Israel, we have to admit that there is a large group of people living with less or even no hope: the parents who cannot give a proper breakfast to their children, the Shoa survivors who live below the poverty line and have to choose between medicines or food, those who can not afford to buy clothing, visiting our aid distribution centers.

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