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Stay informed with the latest updates on the Israel war and the impactful work of our NPO. Follow our news section for real-time reports, press releases, and insightful articles highlighting our efforts in providing critical aid to Israel and her communities. Your commitment to staying informed not only helps you understand the current situation but also showcases the tangible impact of your support.

Israel Friends in the News

bloomberg

As Israel Readies Invasion, Charter Plane Carrying Reservists Heads to Tel Aviv

David Malka, a cryptocurrency venture capitalist based in Puerto Rico, was unfamiliar with the logistics of transporting supplies and army reservists into war zones before Hamas militants attacked Israel on Oct. 7. But on Saturday morning just a week after the conflict began, Malka was at Los Angeles International Airport loading supplies meant for Israeli civilians onto a charter plane destined for Tel Aviv.

cnn

These people chartered a flight from US to Israel. One of them is going to war.

At least 150 people left Los Angeles International Airport Saturday on a charter flight to Israel. Many are Israeli-Americans who are going to help the war effort. CNN’s Stephanie Elam reports

ocbs

"Israel Friends" charters plane of volunteers, supplies to help on frontlines

Over the weekend, a nonprofit called Israel Friends chartered a flight from Los Angeles to Israel, bringing more than 200 reservists and volunteers, as well as supplies. We spoke with Co-Founder Jordan Fried about what compelled them all to get involved.

Our Press Releases

Russ Weiner Donation to Israel Friends

BILLIONAIRE ENERGY DRINK ENTREPRENEUR, RUSS WEINER, DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE DEFENSIVE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS THROUGH ISRAEL FRIENDS…

Russ Weiner Donation to Israel Friends

BILLIONAIRE ENERGY DRINK ENTREPRENEUR, RUSS WEINER, DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE DEFENSIVE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS THROUGH ISRAEL FRIENDS. BILLIONAIRE ENERGY DRINK ENTREPRENEUR, RUSS WEINER, DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE DEFENSIVE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS THROUGH ISRAEL FRIENDS…

Russ Weiner Donation to Israel Friends

BILLIONAIRE ENERGY DRINK ENTREPRENEUR, RUSS WEINER, DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE DEFENSIVE TACTICAL PROTECTIVE GEAR FOR ISRAELI SOLDIERS THROUGH ISRAEL FRIENDS…

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