Gifts to the Emergency Fund for Israel are providing immediate support to our partners on the ground in Israel to assist victims of terror, help rebuild damaged infrastructure, and address the unprecedented levels of trauma caused by these horrific attacks and the war. In addition, targeted funding from the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest is being used to support our partner communities in the South of Israel, including Ofakim and Kibbutz Erez, most impacted by the terror attacks. Learn more
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Now, more than ever, they need your support. Israel will prevail and the Jewish people will stand together as we always do. Am Yisrael Chai.
In meeting our responsibility and commitment to Israel, we immediately sent $1 million from our Board Managed Fund to our partners agencies on the ground and directly to our partner communities of Ofakim and Erez which suffered horrific casualties at the hands of the terrorists.
We’re asking you to donate generously today to both the Emergency Fund for Israel (100 percent of these funds will go to immediate needs) and the United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Annual Campaign (to build up the reserve to make sure we’re ready for every crisis). Donate here
To donate to the Emergency Fund for Israel by mail:
Please send a check with “Emergency Fund for Israel” on the memo line payable to Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ to:
Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Attn: Emergency Fund for Israel
901 Route 10, P.O. Box 929
Whippany, NJ 07981-0921
Through our Emergency Fund for Israel we direct resources to immediately address the following critical needs:
Basic Needs: Food and financial assistance for impacted families, the elderly, and the homebound.
Evacuation, Housing, Respite, and Support for Frontline Communities: Support for communities under fire and for new olim living in absorption centers through evacuations, temporary housing, respite trips, children’s activities, and increased security.
Fund for Victims of Terror: Immediate cash grants to families and individuals who have been impacted by acts of terror and violence, for post-trauma care, etc.
Trauma Relief and Psychosocial Care: Widescale trauma relief and psychosocial support with expanded capabilities through telephone hotlines; providing direct care to first responders, Lone Soldiers, the injured, and families whose relatives were murdered, injured, or abducted; training and support for caregivers and responders including hospital emergency teams and municipal teams.
Emergency Medical Services and Healthcare: Medical supplies and equipment for first responders and hospitals in close proximity to the front line.
Special Populations: Targeted assistance to vulnerable populations and their caregivers, including the elderly, young children, people living with disabilities, and marginalized populations, such as the Ultra-Orthodox and Bedouin communities.
Local Efforts and Volunteers: Enhance capacity and provide operational support to evacuees, special populations, frontline communities, and those responding to the crisis.
In less than two weeks, Jewish Federations have raised over $550 million and, as of October 27, allocated $70 million to 45 nonprofit organizations and groups providing urgent and immediate care on the ground in Israel. Learn more.