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IDF soldiers marching with Israeli flag, orange and green flag, stretcher

Why Is This Week Extraordinary?

This week during Yom Yerushalayim—Jerusalem Day—we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the day Israeli troops recaptured Jerusalem and the Western Wall, reuniting...

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Elderly man sitting in wheelchair, IDF veteran, smiling, holding a blanket

You Can Change More Lives

Yitzhak stood tall and brave for his country, serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and protecting his country and her people from the terror that surrounds them on all sides.

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Elderly woman crying, holding hands to face, brown head scarf wrap

Time Is Running Out

War, terror, intense hatred, and vicious anti-Semitism are everyday threats to thousands of Jewish families, children, and elderly—many of whom are Holocaust survivors—solely because...

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elderly couple, black and dark gray sweaters, holding cane and tissues

Seeking a Safe Space

At 71, Ludmilla and Alexander should be enjoying the relaxed, simple life of retirement. Instead, the war in Ukraine arrived on their doorstep.

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May - Helping Holocaust Survivors

Seventy-five years ago, much of the world stood by as millions of Jews fell victim to Nazi hatred. A lifetime later, Holocaust survivors like Maria are living in abject poverty, rationing food...

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Elderly Man wearing grey vest and a brown sweater, Holocaust Survivor

We Remember. We Act.

Every year The Fellowship marks Holocaust Remembrance Day with a moment of silence — a time of heartfelt prayer.

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Elderly woman (Luba), Holocaust Survivor, wrapped in grey and blue blanket

We Remember. We Act.

With somber hearts we come to observe Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, beginning at sundown this Sunday.

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Lida and Nikolai Andreiev. Elderly couple opening food box. Elderly woman, short white hair, plaid shirt. Elderly man, white shirt and black jacket. Smile.

Blessings Abound

Lida and Nikolai don’t have the words to express how important Fellowship friends are to them. This elderly couple who survived the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust was not...

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Yael holding elderly woman, crying and wrapped in a blanket

Passover for a Holocaust Survivor

Luba has not had a visitor to her home in over a year. With Passover quickly approaching and no remaining family, this aging orphan of the Holocaust is filled with great loss, pain, and deep...

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Elderly woman (Katya) wearing a green scarf and purple jacket

Comforting a Holocaust Orphan

What an unspeakable horror to be just 4 years old and witness your best friend’s mother and younger brother shot in cold blood by the Nazis. Katya was this child.

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Elderly woman wearing pink headscarf, blue jacket, Anna from Ukraine

Relying on Strangers and Miracles

Maria vividly remembers the last conversation she had with her mother. She was just eight when her mother begged her to look after her younger sister, Anna, who is both disabled and deaf.

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woman (Vlasta Postoljuk) wearing brown sweater, black belt, blue jeans. Laundry hanging on clothesline, house, daytime.

They Would Go Hungry for Days

It is hard to imagine the desperation and struggle that Vlasta and her family face. Their tiny home is severely rundown, has no running water inside, and the electricity has been shut off.

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Elderly woman wearing white headscarf

A Blessing of Food and Faith

Frieda is 94 and has trouble speaking, but when she talks about the Holocaust memories that still haunt her, one repeated phrase comes out clearly: “The blood, the blood!”

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Elderly woman sitting in a chair, blonde hair, blue blouse

“How Alone I Am in the World”

For years, Emilia has been a devoted volunteer at a Fellowship ministry center, carrying out the lifesaving work that you make possible. But at 76, she is battling numerous health...

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elderly woman, black and white dress

More Than a Blessing of Food

Elderly, blind, and unable to take care of herself, Edna is completely alone. When we visited Edna in her sparse apartment near the Gaza border, she had only water, a cucumber, and a loaf of...

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