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As a group of ICEJ staff recently gathered around tables piled high with neatly-stacked boxes of food, they rolled up their sleeves and in no time formed a production line to pack the items into 164 care packages earmarked as gifts for needy Israeli...
For many Jewish immigrants to Israel, moving to this land means the beginning of a new life in a very literal sense. It means changing to a new language, completely new and different schools for the children, and even new professions for some....
It is a beautiful day, the sun is shining, and the birds are tweeting, but for many Israeli families struck by the harsh economic challenges of the coronavirus, the sky may seem a little duller. As the countdown to Passover begins, many of these...
Last week, Israel welcomed a ‘rescue flight’ for stranded Jewish families desperately seeking to make Aliyah – a flight arranged by the Jewish Agency for Israel and sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem. On...
Reflecting on this week before Passover, the ICEJ AID team has been hard at work to accomplish a very tall order! Sunday saw deliveries of boxes with holiday supplies arriving at the ICEJ headquarters in Jerusalem. The boxes were soon emptied as...
A group of 226 Jewish immigrants from across the former Soviet Union landed at the re-opened Ben-Gurion Airport on Monday evening (15 March) on a ‘rescue flight’ arranged by The Jewish Agency for Israel and sponsored by the International...
The journey from slavery to freedom is commemorated each year during Passover, or Pessach. This is the most important festival on the Jewish calendar. Usually, families and friends gather on the eve of the holiday to enjoy a special Seder meal...
In December 2020, Israel launched “Operation Rock of Israel” to bring back 2,000 of the approximately 7,500 Jews remaining in Ethiopia who are eligible for Aliyah. Most of them have been waiting for up to two decades in abject poverty to...
On January 27, the world marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day—held each year on the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in 1945. One of the best ways to honor the six million victims of the Nazi genocide against...
Passover is the most important festival on the Jewish calendar. Usually, families and friends gather on the eve of this biblical holiday to enjoy a special Seder meal together, while recounting the story of how Moses led the children of Israel out...

 

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