The JDC, The Fellowship's partner in the former Soviet Union, is helping restore dignity and hope to elderly and impoverished Jews during this season of light.
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After Holocaust survivor Avraham Takotch, 90, from Donetsk, Ukraine, expressed his deep desire to visit one of the holiest places in Judaism, his granddaughter contacted The Fellowship Crisis Hotline, where operators were happy to help make Avraham’s dream come true. Recently, Avraham finally got to place his hand on the Western Wall for the first time.
“Books have always raised my spirits,” says Lucy, 69, who lives alone in a small village near Odessa, Ukraine. Yet diabetes has made her nearly blind, so she can’t read like she used to. Learn how The Fellowship brings her some comfort.
A Fellowship writer in Israel writes that of all the flights we take from one place to the next, there is nothing as miraculous as a flight that fulfills biblical prophecy.
Writing at The Jerusalem Post, Jacob Goff Klein reports that The Fellowship’s latest Freedom Flight arrived on the 70th anniversary of the U.N.’s vote to recognize the state of Israel. This flight on November 29 brought 201 immigrants home!