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"I Have Never Seen It This Bad" - Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein in Ukraine

Rabbi Eckstein visits an elderly woman in Ukraine, delivering her much needed winter supplies (Photo: Ina Markovitz)

While the war and social unrest in Ukraine has fallen out of the news as of late, the situation there is worse than ever.

Rabbi Eckstein, currently in Ukraine to assess the situation, says he has "never seen it this bad." Many elderly in the Ukrainian Jewish community have gone days with no food or water. For many, a cup of hot water is a meal. When they can afford to, they buy half a loaf of bread, which must then last two weeks.

As Rabbi Eckstein continues to assess the community's needs and deliver emergency aid, you can help these elderly and impoverished, as well, through The Fellowship's Operation Winter Warmth.

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