February 12, 2016 - 3:45 PM

A Message of Thanks

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The Fellowship's donors provide vital assistance to Israel's elderly poor. In this video, one beneficiary expresses her deep gratitude for all those who have helped her in her time of need.

February 12, 2016 - 3:34 PM

Rabbi and Mrs. Eckstein Receive Special Award from Women’s Group

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On Thursday evening, February 11, Rabbi Eckstein and his wife, Joelle, were honored at the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) Annual Gala 2016, “Walk with Heroes” in Hollywood, Florida.

At the gala, Rabbi and Mrs. Eckstein were awarded the Joseph Handleman Light of Philanthropy Award, named for one of the pillars of WIZO who supported the organization for over 25 years, not only financially but through his invaluable counsel.

February 12, 2016 - 1:58 PM
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February 12, 2016 - 9:34 AM

Israelis You Should Know: Hugo Bergmann

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Name: Hugo Bergmann

Life: December 25, 1883 - June 18, 1975

Known for: Hugo Bergmann was an Israeli philosopher.

About him: Born and raised in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hugo Bergmann became a member of Prague's intelligentsia. But despite his life as a European thinker and his close friendship to the writer Franz Kafka, Bergmann's Jewish heritage called him to the Holy Land.

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