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IFCJ Approves $5M in Emergency Humanitarian Aid for Distribution Throughout Israel Following Devastating Hamas Attacks

In the hours following the vicious attacks by Hamas terrorists in the early hours of October 7, IFCJ Canada began planning its humanitarian aid response.

IFCJ Canada equips over 8,000 Israeli children in need with backpacks and clothing cards for the school year

Survey reveals parents struggle to afford essential school supplies amid worries of rising costs affecting children's education

IFCJ Canada Helps Send Israeli Youth to Summer Camp

Doubling their support for Summer Camps Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada (IFCJ Canada) has contributed over 600,000 CAD towards scholarships for campers this summer.

Yael Eckstein, President of IFCJ Canada, receives Jerusalem Post's 2023 Humanitarian Award

During the Jerusalem Post's Celebrate the Faces of Israel conference on April 27, Yael Eckstein, President of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada (IFCJ Canada), was awarded the publication's 2023 Humanitarian Award for her and the organization's emergency aid response for the ongoing war in Ukraine.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Honoured for Supporting Israel's National Food Security Initiative

The global Fellowship has contributed over $21 million in aid to Colel Chabad's food support programs since 2002, with another $8 million to be added to the National Food Security Initiative, and $1 million for Colel Chabad soup kitchens this year alone. Since 2010, The Fellowship has given a total of more than $254 million to food programs in Israel.

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to Cover Electric Bills for Holocaust Survivors

Foundation for the Welfare of Holocaust Victims Survey: 22% of Survivors in Israel Can't Afford Monthly Electric Bills


Established in 1914, JDC has been saving Jewish lives and building Jewish life across the globe for more than 100 years. This includes its work helping needy Jews across the FSU, with material assistance and building the Jewish community, via its extensive network of Jewish social service and community centres.

One Year Into War, IFCJ Pledges 4 Million Dollar Increase in Funding for Jewish Communities in Ukraine and FSU

Despite the passage of twelve months since the war began, violence and battles continue all across Ukraine and the local populations continue to suffer, particularly with the harsh winter conditions. In response, the IFCJ has decided to increase its support in the amount of an additional four million US dollars.

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada Celebrates Yom haAliyah By Welcoming Plane Full of Olim to Israel

IFCJ Canada Recently Sponsored Flight For 22 Jewish Immigrants From Brazil

Winner in 10th Annual 2022 CEO World Awards

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) announced today that The Globee® Awards, organizers of world's premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named Yael Eckstein, The Fellowship's president and CEO, a winner in the 10th Annual 2022 CEO World Awards®.

As Cost of Living Soars, IFCJ Launches Program To Support Impoverished Israeli Children Heading Back to School

Survey Conducted in Partnership With the Geocartography Knowledge Group Finds 25 Per Cent of Israeli Parents Unable To Afford Basic School Supplies

IFCJ Canada Identified as a Top Charity, Receives an 'A' and 5-Star Rating

TORONTO, Ont., August 23, 2022 The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada (IFCJ Canada) announced today that it has received 5 stars and an 'A' on its charity rating by Charity Intelligence Canada.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, there's more you can do for the Jewish people than just remember

On April 27, Jewish people around the world will mark Yom HaShoah, or, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

New Look, Same Mission

Yael Eckstein, IFCJ Canada president: "While we are making slight changes to our branding, our mission remains the same"

IFCJ Canada named to Charity Intelligence's 'Top 100 Rated in Charities' in 2021

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada (IFCJ Canada) has been recognized by Charity Intelligence as one of the Top 100 charities in 2021.

Yael Eckstein named to Jerusalem Post's '50 Most Influential Jews of 2021'

Yael Eckstein, president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews of Canada, has devoted the majority of her adult life creating meaningful and relevant bridges between the Christian community and Israel.

Yael Eckstein joins Liberation75 event to address plight of Holocaust survivors

More than 75 years ago, the Holocaust, one of the greatest atrocities in history, came to an end.

The Fellowship Delivers Food as well as Joy and Good Cheer to Needy Israelis for Purim Holiday

A long line of people gathered at the IFCJ Canada-funded Eshel soup kitchen to receive their daily meal, as well as a bag of treats appropriate for the holiday.

International humanitarian organization partners with first responders ahead of snowstorm in Israel

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) partnered with United Hatzalah to distribute emergency aid as snow fell in Israel

Jews continue to flee Ethiopia with help from The Fellowship

Over 500 Ethiopian Jews have returned to Israel through Operation Tzur Israel in 2020. The Fellowship, which helped 80,000 Ethiopian Jews return to Israel between 1985-2013, will help the remaining 1,500 Ethiopian Jews return to Israel in 2021.

With 2 Million people helped in 2020, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Reaches a New Milestone

The interfaith humanitarian organization will set a record by providing aid to more than 2 million needy people in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world

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