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As the horrifying situation in Israel continues to evolve, we all want to do what we can to help.                                                                                                                       

Organizations in need of donations (assure 100% goes to those in need):

Magen David Adom

United Hatzalah

The Association for Spiritual Care in Israel

Jewish National Fund

Jewish Federations of North America

HIAS

World Union for Progressive Judaism

 

Michael & Susan Dell and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation have generously created a $1.8M matching opportunity for our community to support the JFNA Israel Emergency Campaign.  To expedite the allocation of resources, all donations will be given directly to Jewish Federations of North America. The donation form also includes instructions for mailing a check or making a grant request from a Donor Advised Fund. Please note in the memo line of the check that this donation is from AUSTIN.   To donate, click here.

 

To stay up to date with the most recent and accurate information, check out one of the news sources listed here.

News sources:

The Times of Israel

Haaretz

Jerusalem Post

 
For those of you with children:

Kveller has been great these past few days. Here are a couple specific articles:

https://www.kveller.com/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-whats-happening-in-israel-right-now/

https://www.kveller.com/feeling-helpless-over-israel-heres-what-you-can-do-right-now/

 

ReformJudaism.org also has a good article about talking to kids of different ages:

https://reformjudaism.org/reform-jewish-life/youth-family-community/parenting/how-talk-children-about-conflict-israel

If there is an additional organization that you would like to add to this list, or a news source, please contact Trish Ivey with the information. 


We all continue to pray that peace comes quickly and completely. Am Yisrael Chai! 
 

Sun, May 19 2024 11 Iyar 5784