26 Israeli Charities that Received $2.7 Million from Hagee Ministries

Pastor John Hagee‘s 32nd annual “Night to Honor Israel” was held on October 27, 2013 in the Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas.  The 5,000 person sanctuary was filled to capacity with not only Evangelical Christians, but Jews from Israel representing 26 charities that received over $2.7 million in donations. Over the years, Hagee Ministries has blessed Israel with over $80 million in humanitarian aid which has greatly benefited the people of Israel.  The complete footage of the 2013 “Night to Honor Israel” is available  here.

Night to Honor Israel
Representatives of Israeli charities on stage with Pastor John Hagee, Cornerstone Church, San Antonio, Texas (Photo: Youtube)

The following is a complete list of the Israeli charities that received donations, from smallest to largest gift:

26. Friends of the Israel Defense Forces 

FIDF

$50,000 for the care of fallen soldier’s families presented to Scott Kammerman

 

25. Hadadi Center for Breast Cancer Survivors

Haddadi

$50,000  for the emotional and social support given to breast cancer survivors presented to Aliza Herbst

 

24. Heart of Benjamin – CFOIC

CFOIC

$50,000 for children with Down Syndrome presented to Sondra Oster Baras

 

23. Israel Help and Educational Center at Kiryat Gat

Israel Help

$50,000 for services for families at risk presented to Rivka Lennon Zamanov

 

22. Koby Mandell Foundation

Koby Mandell Foundation

$50,000 for services for victims of terror and trauma presented to Rabbi Seth Mandell

 

21. Meir Panim

Meir Panim

$50,000 for the fight against hunger and poverty in Israel presented to David Birnbaum

 

20. Migdal Ohr

Migdal Ohr

$50,000 for the orphanage in Israel presented to Steven Finkelman

 

19. Nahal Haredi

Nahal Haredi

$50,000 for the acculturation of Haredi soldiers into the IDF presented to Rabbi Tzvi Klebanow

 

18. Or L’doron

$50,000 for the educaiton of Ethiopian immigrants presented to Rabbi Michael Cytrin

 

17. The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem

Herzl Institute

$50,000 for the young leadership seminars presented to Dr. Yoram Hazony

 

16. WIZO – Women’s International Zionist Organization

WIZO

$50,000 for the support of operations for education and welfare projects and services presented to Mercedes Ivcher

 

15. Afikim Family Enrichment Association

Afikim

$75,000 for enrichment centers for at-risk families presented to Moshe Lefkowitz

 

14. Eretz Nehederet

Eretz Nehederet

$75,000 for Jewish awareness programs for the IDF by Linda Olmert

 

13. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

JDC

$100,000 for the support of Holocaust survivors presented to Michael Novak

12. Avukot Or

$100,000 for the support of blind young adults with severe physical disabilities presented to Abe Tessler

 

11. Bikur V’ezras Cholim

Bikur V'ezras Cholim

$100,000 for the home for developmentally challenged adults presented to Chesky Fuchs

 

10. The International Council of Young Israel

Young Israel

$100,000 for Jewish enrichment for hearing impaired children presented to Harris Burg

 

9. Just One Life

Just One Life

$100,000 for the support and counseling of pregnant women presented to Rabbi Etan Tokayer

 

8. World Ort

World ORT

$100,000 for vocational training for Ethiopian immigrants presented to Howard Feinberg

 

7. Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

$100,000 for support for the “Righteous Among Nations” program presented to Shaya Ben-Yehuda

 

6. Save a Child’s Heart

Save a Child's Heart

$125,000 for pediatric intensive care services presented to David Litwack

 

5. Netanya Academic Collage

Netanya College

$150,000 for the integration of new immigrants through higher education and assistance into the workforce presented to Dr. David Altman

 

4. Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation

CJCUC

$150,000 for the creation of a more positive relations between Jews and Christians presented to David Nekrutman

 

3. Shurat Hadin Israel Law Center

Shurat HaDin

$150,000 for the Israeli-based civil rights organization which combats terrorist organizations through lawsuits presented to Nitzana-Darshan Leitner

 

2. The Jewish Agency for Israel

The Jewish Agency

$250,000 for absorption and youth centers for new immigrants presented to Shai Lamdan

 

1. Nefesh B’Nefesh

Nefesh B'Nefesh

$500,000 for the revitalization of Aliyah by helping American-Jewish professionals achieve their dreams of living in Israel presented to Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Tony Gelbart