Together We Thrive

Friends of the IDF is the sole organization authorized to collect charitable donations on
behalf of the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces across the United States of America.

Our mission is to transform their young lives through empowering educational, financial, well-being, and cultural initiatives. Every day, the young men and women of the IDF put their lives on the line to protect the Jewish homeland. FIDF is whole-heartedly committed to providing these courageous young men and women with a better everyday life and brighter future.


“FIDF’s love and support empower us to protect and defend Israel, the home of the Jewish people.”

-Lt. Col Liron

our impact

A gift to the soldiers of the IDF is the single best investment to transform all of Israel.
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“Without the soldiers of the IDF, there would be no Israel. They risk their lives on our behalf; I do my part to give them love and support during their service, and make sure that they have opportunities
ahead afterwards.”

-FIDF Supporter

FIDF LIVE is a high-level broadcast that brings the real-life experiences of IDF soldiers to over a million viewers across the United States and the world. Be transported directly to the frontlines and immerse yourself in the daily life of an IDF soldiers. Gain insider access to current events not covered by the media.
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FIDF has consistently received the highest ratings for accountability and  transparency from two of the leading independent charity evaluators: Charity Navigator and Charity Watch, receiving the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the 11th year in a row now—a feat accomplished by only 2% of charities in America, and Charity Watch has bestowed FIDF with their “Top-Rated” seal.