Chevra–Israel Relief Aid
711 W. Main Street, Box 110
Ovilla, TX 75154

In Israel

Jo Kaplan, Chief Executive Officer
P. O. Box 190, Modiin, Israel
Tel: +972-50-487-8527

In Netherlands

Max Veenstra
Chairman The Netherlands
Tel: +31-65-052-5062



What is a Winter Warm Campaign?

Israel, being a desert country, has at least months a year of hot weather, but the winters (3 months’ duration) can get very, very cold, with snow on the mountaintops at various places. Hyperthermia is a real danger to anyone…

Ukrainians: This is What We Do

Ukrainians: This is What We Do

In total, 71,000 immigrants entered Israel in 2022, many of them from Ukraine, escaping the Russia/Ukraine war.   Most came with only what they could carry in their arms. How is Israel Relief Aid helping them?  Both casual and dressy…

Two Families in Israel

This past week two different families were referred to me (which means they need some kind of humanitarian help). The first is a woman named Yehudit who lives near Bnei Brak in the central district. Her case is special because she…

Message from the Chairman

Directors Max Veenstra, ChairmanJack van der TangDavid Lazowski In Israel Jo Kaplan, CEO AdvisorJohan Schreuders, AustriaNevill E. Smith, UKRalf Rosema, GermanyDr. Barri Cae Seif, USA Message from the Chairman Since the beginning of Israel Relief Aid in 2015, we have…

Rescue Project Update

Ukraine Project

Israel Relief Aid European partners received a gift of life:  a donation of water in large water barrels.  This water has been transported to Moldova villages (where Ukrainians have fled) but now there is no drinking water available.    We…

Glimpse into Continuous Distribution

Israel Relief Aid’s partner network in the Ukraine area has not let up continuous distribution from warehouses in Europe direct to Ukraine. This distribution was the most important item that can be given:  food.  And the most basic – bread. …