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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 white headscarf

A Blessing of Food and Faith

Frieda is 95 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 wearing pink headscarf, blue jacket, Anna from Ukraine

Relying on Strangers

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, especially during the season of Passover. Their tiny home is severely rundown, has no running water inside,...

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Yael holding elderly woman, crying and wrapped in a blanket

The Blessing of Hope

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

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Rabbi with food box

Thousands Reached at Passover!

We thank God for the care that faithful Fellowship friends provided to needy Jewish people by answering the prophet’s call to “comfort ye, comfort ye my people.” Even though...

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You Can Turn Their Cries for Help into Tears of Joy

Time is running short to provide 50,000 Passover food boxes to the needy. Greeting these single mothers with their little children beside them is a heartbreaking reminder of the depths of their...

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You Can Give Hope to the Needy

Eduard is an elderly Jewish man in Ukraine who suffers from such advanced cancer the doctors refuse to operate on him. He faces a very uncertain future. And because he and his family struggle daily...

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You Can Be Sarah’s Hope!

The only hope Sarah has to celebrate Passover is by receiving a special box of holiday essentials from The Fellowship. And the only way we can ensure this precious Holocaust survivor will...

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Help Make a Declaration of Life!

You can send a message of hope to hundreds of thousands of Jews this Passover. Israel stands on constant guard against terror attacks on innocent people. Yet, in the midst of these concerns and...

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Passover, crying woman

You Can Answer Their Cries

With your help, The Fellowship is rushing food and other aid to needy Jews worldwide through our critical 2016 Passover outreach. Passover has represented the hope of deliverance for Jews...

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Now Is Your Chance to Make a Lifesaving Difference!

Leon's single mom can't afford the special foods her sickly son needs to get healthy let alone any of the special foods they need to celebrate Passover according to biblical tradition. Learn how...

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Giving an Impoverished Young Man a Reason to Celebrate this Passover

Ten-year-old Nodar lives with his mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother in Georgia. They are barely surviving on his grandmother and great-grandmother's pensions, which means that a day...

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Don't Let Them Leave Empty-Handed

With just a few days left until Passover, needy Jewish people throughout Israel are already praying that there will be enough Fellowship food boxes to go around.

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The Importance of Matzah for Impoverished Jews This Passover

Matzah is a key part of the Passover celebration. Jews eat it during this eight-day celebration in accordance with the biblical law that forbids them to eat any food made with leavened grain.

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