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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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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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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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“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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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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A Nine-year-old Should Never Face Such Hatred

Nine-year-old Nastya’s world is one full of challenges, especially living in a very dangerous part of Kiev, Ukraine. Every day, Nastya must pass by a disgusting drawing of a woman with the...

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Nowhere Else to Turn

As children during WWII, Bella and Alexander were forced to flee their hometown of Donetsk, Ukraine, to escape the Nazis. And last summer they became refugees once again as fighting between the...

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Your Compassion Can Reach the Most Vulnerable

By becoming a Friend of The Fellowship you can help provide the most basic necessities to the most vulnerable among the Jewish people.

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Critical Care, Warmth, and Dignity

Right now, The Fellowship is working swiftly through Operation Winter Warmth to meet the growing needs of impoverished Jews around the world, and we need your help urgently.

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How a Threadbare Blanket Saved Her Life

Severe poverty is not new to Rosa. As a young girl in Ukraine, she and her mother had to flee as the Nazis invaded their small town. From an empty shack in Azerbaijan, Rosa’s mother sewed...

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Paulina, an elderly lady, stands in the doorway of her home.

January - Winter Care

Winter is a difficult season for many elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union and Israel. Paulina is one of the thousands of Holocaust survivors living on meager government pensions and...

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February - Lifesaving Meals

Painful hunger is a reality for thousands of elderly, families, and children who face extreme poverty. Fellowship-funded soup kitchens are a godsend for struggling Jews like Slava....

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March - Prophetic Rescue

Jewish families around the world are desperate to escape from anti-Semitism and poverty and build a new life in their biblical homeland. Lev and his family were recently welcomed home to Israel...

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Life-Threatening Desperation

Shlomo and Simona have vivid memories of the Holocaust and always being hungry as children in the Jewish ghetto. Now late in their seventies, the horrific images from their young lives in Latvia...

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April - Passover Provisions

Passover is one of the most important holidays of the Jewish year. Yet, for thousands of impoverished, suffering Jews who are forced to eat morsels each day, buying the special foods needed to...

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