Israel sends thousands of instant meals to refugees in Ukraine

July 29, 2022 by  
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Israel has shipped 25,000 instant meals to Kharkiv as part of continuing Israeli humanitarian assistance to Ukraine. Read more

Israel welcomes 20,000 Olim from Europe since outbreak of war in Ukraine

May 19, 2022 by  
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Close to three months after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the outbreak of hostilities in Europe, Israel’s Ministry of Immigration and Absorption welcomed 20,000 Olim (new immigrants) from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus, as part of the historic operation for emergency reception of refugees from Ukraine and its environs. Read more

The power of laughter: IDF medical clown volunteers with Ukrainian refugees

March 23, 2022 by  
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Two weeks ago, Nimrod Eisenberg—a military medical clown—was ordered to get ready for a possible trip to war-torn Ukraine, “a kind of call up of reserve forces.” Only in his case, instead of packing an ironed uniform and a beret, he filled his duffel bag with a felt duck, colourful juggling balls, a clown hat, balloons, and last but not least, a red foam nose. Read more

Israel continues Russia-Ukraine diplomacy efforts

March 16, 2022 by  
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Foreign Minister Yair Lapid spoke with Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday, the latest in a series of conversations between Israeli and Russia and Ukraine officials in an attempt to mediate between the two sides. Read more

Ukrainian refugees to receive free medical services in Israel

March 16, 2022 by  
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Israel’s Terem Medical Clinics will be providing free treatment to Ukrainian refugees who do not qualify to join a health fund. Read more

Ukrainian refugees to arrive in Israel on Sunday

March 3, 2022 by  
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Over 300 Jewish olim (immigrants) fleeing Ukraine will arrive in Israel on Sunday in a joint operation led by the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ). Read more

Not everyone fleeing danger is a refugee

July 19, 2018 by  
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I’ve been wondering recently whether I’m simply a hypocrite…writes Evelyn Gordon/JNS. Read more

Exploring the connection between Pesach and refugees

March 27, 2018 by  
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Young adults in their 20s and 30s joined the New Israel Fund Australia, Stand Up, Habonim Dror and Netzer youth movements to learn more about the refugee situation in Israel and Australia and its relevance to the festival of freedom, Pesach. Read more

The five mems…writes Asher Kozma

February 25, 2016 by  
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The latest UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) figure shows the number of refugees worldwide as 13 million. Read more

Education without borders

September 22, 2015 by  
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‘Education Without Borders,’ a special exhibition has opened at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, shows how Israel is alone among Mideast nations in providing continuing education for all hospitalised Israeli children, including Arabs and minorities, and Syrian refugees. Read more