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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.

The Gift of Life

October 27, 2017

Emma has known significant and ongoing hardship throughout her 69 years. Her husband passed away when he was only 27, forcing her to raise their two young daughters on her own. Then one of her daughters died tragically at the tender age of 15, leaving Emma bereft once again.

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