Widows and Orphans

Holidays are a time of joy and also extra expenses. 

Help widows and orphans in Israel get what they need for the High Holidays and Passover

20,000 Jews in over 50 communities have what they need, thanks to you

Israel Select provides much needed gift cards for the purchase of food and clothing for the High Holidays and Passover to widows and orphans across Israel.

girl and Shabbos candles
"There are no words - without this assistance, I would not have been able to bring in the holiday and give my sweet children new clothing."
Chana B.
Beitar
"I am a widow with nine orphans.  Thanks to you I was able to make my children happy with new games that they have been asking for for a very long time.  The joy of the holidays that was in my house cannot be described." 
Simi F.
Beit Shemesh
"This assistance is given in such a respectful way by giving us gift cards.  There is nothing else like this, the donors should be blessed with all manner of blessings!" 
Malka R.
Jerusalem
Ophan and cat

Which communities do we serve?

Families in 50+ cities across Israel

and with your help, even more

Cities served:

Afula

Ashdod

Bar Yochai

Bat Yam

Beer Sheva

Beit Shemesh

Beitar Illit

Bnei Brak

Charish

Chashmonaim

Chatzor HaGlilit

Elad

Ganei Alon

Givat Zev

Hadera

Haifa

Immanuel

Jerusalem

Karmiel

Kfar Choshan

Kfar Gvirol

Kfar Shammai

Kiryat Ata

Kiryat Gat

Kiryat Yam

Kiryat Ye’arim

(Telz Stone)

Komemiyut

Lod

Maale Adumim

Meron

Modi’in Illit

Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut

Moshav Bnei Re’em

Moshav Dalton

Ofakim

Or HaGanuz

Petach Tikva

Ramat Gan

Rechasim 

Rechovot

Sha’arei Tikva

Sderot

Tel Aviv

Tel Zion

Tiberias

Tifrach

Tzfat

Yavneel

Yerucham

Yesodot

Zichron Yaakov

Who we helped for the 2022 High holidays

  • 20,265 Jewish widows and orphans assisted
  • 15,391 Children
  • 4,874 Families
  • 4,272,000 shekels in gift cards
  • 704 shekels average gift per person

More families need you. 

Sponsor a family in need for the 2023 High Holidays: $1,000   

make a real difference with your charity Funds

Israel Select Charity Fund, Inc.

New York Office

144-16 68th Avenue

Flushing, NY 11367

Illinois Office

8170 N. McCormick Blvd., Suite 225

Skokie, IL 60076