Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
The S.F.-based Federation has opened an emergency fund and is working with the Israel Trauma Coalition, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Jewish Agency for Israel to support victims of terror, help rebuild damaged infrastructure and address trauma.
American Friends of Magen David Adom
American Friends of Magen David Adom, the primary organization on the front lines of emergency response, with 33,000 volunteer and staff paramedics, EMTs, first responders, and first-aid providers. MFDA provides immediate medical assistance to victims of the initial assault and the subsequent, ongoing rocket attacks across Israel.
American Friends of The Israel Association of Community Centers
American Friends of The Israel Association of Community Centers, known in Hebrew by their acronym Matnasim, supports a network of local community centers—our sister organizations across Israel. They are coordinating efforts to collect and distribute supplies for thousands of Israelis who have been displaced from Southern Israel, including basic hygiene supplies, clothing, and other necessities, as well as to provide entertainment and emotional support for children who are out of school and have faced great loss.
IsraAID Emergency Fund
The IsraAID Emergency Fund will provide psychosocial support, stress relief activities, and relief supplies for victims of the attacks in the south of Israel. Donate here.
Friends of the IDF
Friends of the IDF is the organization officially tasked with accepting donations on behalf of the IDF, the Israeli police and other security services. Critical needs include temporary field hospitals, intensive care ambulances, hygiene kits, plasma kits, as well as equipment for soldiers and units on the front lines. Friends of IDF ensures that the equipment being purchased is military-grade and is distributed to military units that need it most.
Support Israeli-Palestinian Peace Efforts
The “Sulha Peace Project” aims to facilitate encounters between Palestinians and Israelis to help heal the wounds of conflict.
Support the Return of Hostages by Posting Signs
Help bring home the hundreds of Israeli women, men, and children who remain hostages in Gaza. To raise awareness in your community, you are invited to print and post these signs.
SFBay4Israel has over 50 SF Bay Jewish Organizations, schools and congregations partnered to create a website about the conflict where you can find these topics: community support, events, advocacy and giving opportunities.
On November 14, over 290,000 people marched peacefully and empathically in-person for Israel and over 250,000 tuned in online. https://www.marchforiseael.org/watch-the-march/