Westchester / CT Chapter Upcoming Events
An Evening with Wounded Israeli Veterans
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014 6:30 PM
A Call to All Lone Soldier Parents
Sun, 27 Jul, 2014 7:30 PM
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Articles & Past Events
Lone Soldier Families from Our Community: Commitment, Pride, Reward
Having a child serve in the Israel Defense Forces is a source of both pride and concern for Israeli parents. And while such sentiments parallel for the numerous families of soldiers in our Westchester/Connecticut community, the volunteer nature of the service and the distance from home add an additional texture to this life changing experience.
Cellist Elad Kabilio Delights at Private Westchester Concert!
On Thursday, May 8th a group of Westchester/CT friends gathered at the home of Ilissa and Paul Warhit for a special private concert by acclaimed cellist Elad Kabilio. The performance was donated by Kabilio as part of the raffle from the 2013 Westchester/Connecticut Gala.
Coffee and Conversation: NYC Breakfast with IDF Soldiers!
Rather than a bagel and coffee on the run, a group of NYC supporters sat down with IDF soldiers over breakfast on May 2. The event, title “The Many Faces of the Israel Defense Forces:
FIDF Westchester/Connecticut Chapter Celebrates 10 Years of Support for Israel's Soldiers!
Last Thursday, our community celebrated a tremendous milestone as over 200 supporters celebrated Israel's soldiers at the 10th Annual Westchester/Connecitcut Chapter Gala.
Westchester Day School Welcomes IDF Soldiers!
Westchester Day School welcomed FIDF staff and 3 incredible officers with open arms on Friday, March 15th. We met with students in grades 3-8 and were presented with signs, songs and letters, and spoken to in Hebrew!
Up Close and Personal with Visiting IDF Officers
When we see the FIDF signs all over the buildings and equipment, it's not just about what's been given, it's a warm feeling that we are appreciated and supported by Jews all over the world."
Westchester / Connecticut Chapter Updates!
It has been an exciting time at FIDF and we are pleased to update you on our recent events and fundraising progress. The vital partnership between the FIDF Westchester/Connecticut Chapter and the men and women of the IDF is important, now more than ever. With your support, we are proud to have hosted these events as a strong declaration of FIDF programming to support Israel's soldiers.
FIDF Parent-Child Mission Brings Families Together in Support of Israel’s Soldiers
Preparing to travel to Israel for the first time with her father, Julia Ferranti’s concern was not about the airplane travel, the unknown territory or unfamiliar language.
Mitzvah Day Brings Cards for IDF Soldiers
On Sunday, February 12th, families at the Jewish Community Center of Harrison took part in a community-wide Mitzvah Day celebration teaching local students the importance of “Tikun Olam”. As such, the Westchester/Connecticut Chapter of the FIDF was in attendance and offered an area for students to begin a letter writing campaign to IDF soldiers. Read More
The 2011 8th Annual Gala Dinner Raises $500,000 in support for our soldiers!
On Saturday evening, November 19, over 300 members of the Westchester and Connecticut community came together in support of the soldiers of the IDF at the 8th Annual W/CT Chapter Gala Dinner, honoring Rabbi Mark S. Golub.
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