Christians Donate $650,000 to Jewish Communities in Eastern Ukraine

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews pledged $650,000 in emergency funding for Jews in the battle zones of eastern Ukraine. The funding will ensure thousands of food and medicine packages, as well as three months of operating soup kitchens and providing security for Jewish synagogues and institutions in Donetsk, Lugansk and Mariupol.

Video: ‘Top Gear’ Tries to Outrace Hatzalah

On a recent episode of Top Gear, a wildly popular British automotive show, host Jeremy Clarkson bemoaned the relatively slow response times of National Health Service (NHS) ambulances to life-threatening emergencies – which average around 8 minutes. Hatzalah volunteers in New York, on the other hand, boast an average response time of just 4 minutes.

200 Gather in Cleveland to Combat Child Abuse

200 members of Cleveland’s orthodox Jewish community gathered on Sunday night to hear from abuse survivors, mental health professionals, and legal experts, in a “Night of Awareness and Education” about CSA. The event was organized by Jewish Community Watch (JCW), an organization committed to raising awareness of and preventing CSA in the orthodox Jewish community. The standing-room only crowd included survivors, parents of small children, and community leaders.