Alex Altshuler, Selah's Social worker, with Yelena Gezel and husband - Maalot - Lebanon War 2006. Photographer: Edward Kaprov

When trauma and grief strike, SELAH reaches out to Israel’s vulnerable population of immigrants. Since 1993, our trained network of volunteers has provided compassionate support as well as financial and practical aid, to help immigrants cope with unexpected tragedy, both in an emergency and in the longer term.