A generation of Israeli children raised near Gaza are now young adults suffering from post-traumatic stress.
Starting in 2001 “Code Red” alerts, signaling
incoming rockets, have sent them running
to bomb shelters in fear for their lives.
And the danger
doesn't seem to let up.
Since May 2019, when more than 600 rockets were fired into southern Israel from Gaza, sporadic missile attacks continue to wreak havoc on the lives of people in Sderot.
Now, fire ballons
have become the newest
weapon of choice in the
This is daily life near Gaza and is the reason why UJA's support of Sderot is so important.
We fund initiatives like the Sderot Science
Centre, which contribute to the long-term
sustainability of Sderot in a secure, missileproof
facility where children can learn, play,
and explore, free from fear and anxiety.
Your generous contribution to our annual campaign
helps UJA address key challenges in our community,
Israel, and across the Jewish world.
When you give to UJA you help us keep children in Sderot safe and give them hope for the future