Resources To Help Israel During Operation Iron Swords

On Saturday morning Iran-backed Hamas, the terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip, launched a devastating surprise attack on Israel, that has killed more than 800, has injured 2200 as of 12 pm Monday. 

Here are ways you can help:


Swords of Iron Fund is supporting humanitarian aid in Israel, providing shelters and increasing security for vulnerable populations, as well as offering trauma support for those affected. 

Joint Distribution Committee is supporting government, municipality, NGO partners, and networks to address increased need among those hardest hit.

Jewish Agency For Israel Fund For Victims of Terror is a first responder when terror strikes, providing immediate assistance to terror victims, arriving with checks within 24-48 hours of an attack, and following up with long-term rehabilitative support.

Magen David Adom provides paramedics, EMTs, first responders and first-aid providers on the ground in Israel.

United Hatzalah uses a network of more than 6,500 volunteer medics and motorcycle ambulances to help save thousands of lives each year across Israel by providing rapid medical treatment as a first response.

IDF Widows and Orphans Organization works to support the care and welfare of widows and children orphans of IDF soldiers and members of the security forces.

Jewish National Fund-USA Israel Resilience Fund is helping with evacuation from hardest hit communities on the border including transportation and emergency housing.

IsraAID Emergency Fund are partnering with local organizations and civil society initiatives working in Israel’s south and with evacuees to support their efforts.

Just One Chesed is collecting funds to help those in need due to this catastrophe and distributing much-needed supplies to our brave soldiers.

Belev Echad is a global movement dedicated to ensuring the wounded men and women of the Israeli Defense Forces receive the support they need to live productive and well-adjusted lives after their injuries.

Leket Israel is Israel’s national foodbank, that distributes food to its most vulnerable citizens, they are currently helping feed those displaced by the attacks in southern Israel.

Got an extra room? Host an Israeli who is stuck abroad and can’t get home.



Community Solidarity Gathering for Israel, in Cincinnati at Adath Israel on Oct. 10, the event starts at 7 p.m. Register for the event here. 

Vigil in Columbus on Oct. 9  at 7 p.m., you can register here.


Educate Yourself:

The Times of Israel for updates and analysis from inside Israel. 

Watch this JNFA webinar on the current conflict. 

The American Jewish Committee webpage has continuous updates on the unfolding crisis.