Impact Stories

Hillel activists build connections to Ashkelon

Click here to read about a recent trip by more than 70 Hillel activists, who took a solidarity visit to Israel and brought along toys and candy to be passed along by the IDF to kids who are often cooped up in bomb shelters in Ashkelon.


The same article discusses a recent visit by Hillel …

Wear your support for Israel on your sleeves

UJC has launched a new way to be a hero to Israel by giving to the Israel Solidarity Drive. You can bring relief to southern Israel, where humanitarian and social needs have increased as the area reachable by missile attacks has grown to encompass nearly a million Israelis.

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Photo Highlights from NYL Mission - Feb. 2009

Visual highlights from participants in the February 2009 solidarity mission to southern Israel for UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet members and alumni and members of NYL's Ben-Gurion Society.

Reflections on a day in Sderot – Witnessing Anxiety, Resilience and Courage

This posting was provided by Michele Levin, a member of the UJC National Young Leadership Cabinet from Philadelphia who recently returned from a solidarity mission to southern Israel.

It was one week ago that I spent a day in Sderot. The experience has yet to leave my thoughts.

Sderot is a …