Jewish Orphans Rescued from Ukraine

Stand for Israel  |  March 3, 2022

Jewish orphan rescued from Odessa, Ukraine, March 2022
(Photo: IFCJ)

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews continues to provide on-the-ground help in war-torn Ukraine, whatever the needs may be. And now, The Jerusalem Post’s Gil Hoffman reports on a daring Fellowship-funded mission that rescued Jewish orphans from the devastated country:

More than 100 children made it out of Ukraine on Wednesday, thanks to a military-style operation that beat all the odds.

Many of the children live in Chabad’s orphanage in Odessa and the rest were sent by their parents, who stayed behind – in some cases to help younger children or elderly parents, and in some cases to fight.

The children – the youngest of whom is only 37 days old – left Odessa at 7 a.m. on four buses and arrived in Chisinau by 5 p.m. – a trip that normally takes three hours. But the roads are packed with cars full of refugees fleeing Ukraine and 40 of the kids, including the newborn, were not carrying documents…