Special Reports

Israel has always been open to Jews wanting to return home, even during the Corona crisis, although it does take time to document one’s Jewish heritage. But for one Russian Jewish family who arrived last week, there was no time to waste. Their...
In 2019, at the request of Isaac Herzog the chairman of the Jewish Agency the ICEJ donated $100,000 to provide emergency nutritional support to Ethiopian Jewish children and nursing mothers in the community in Ethiopia waiting to make Aliyah to...
A Time to Embrace After a long ten-week lockdown, the residents of the ICEJ’s Home for Holocaust Survivors in Haifa were finally able to leave their apartments and start coming together again in late May. The first gathering was to celebrate...
This week the ICEJ sponsored two more Aliyah flights from Russian-speaking countries, bringing another 66 Jewish immigrants home to Israel. We have now brought well over 1000 Jews to Israel on ‘evacuation flights’ over the past four...
The thought of Leah, a 90-year-old Holocaust Survivor, being alone through the Jewish holidays suddenly prompted Corrie of ICEJ Homecare to call on her even though it was a non-working day. Corrie and her assistant entered Leah’s room, and...
The ICEJ has long-standing relations with Pitchon Lev (“Open Heart”), an Israeli charity which operates three food distribution centers for the poor in the greater Tel Aviv area. As part of our on-going cooperation, the Christian Embassy...
As a member of the ICEJ staff from the far-away Pacific rim, I made a decision early on to endure the Corona pandemic by remaining in Israel. And what a wise decision it was, as Israel has been one of the most proactive and safest countries in...
"For thus says the Lord of hosts: 'Once more (it is a little while) I will shake heaven and earth, the sea and dry land." (Haggai 2:6) The prophet Haggai foresaw a time of global shaking. He saw not only the earth but also the heavens...
Imagine you are a mother on a leisurely stroll down a walking path with your eight-year-old son. Suddenly, you hear the all-too-familiar sound of a faint voice. Your heart beats faster! It feels like a thousand butterflies swirling in your stomach....
With an early start to a sunshine-filled day, there was much excitement as the ICEJ staff set out from Jerusalem one morning in early June to visit the Druze community of Hurfeish, just four kilometers from Israel’s northern border with...