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Poor Elderly

An alarmingly high number of elderly Jews are living below the poverty line in both Israel and the former Soviet Union and are struggling to afford basic necessities such as food, medicine, shelter, and heat in the winter months.

The situation is compounded in the Holy Land as Israel is forced to spend more to protect her borders, leaving less to help her most vulnerable citizens. The result is that many are suffering from a lack of life’s basic provisions, and are turning to friends of Israel like you for assistance.

The sacred call of Isaiah 58:7 to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, and not to divert our eyes from the suffering remains before us as we join hands to care for those in dire need.

More Than a Blessing of Food

February 21, 2017

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 bread in her kitchen.

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