On January 27, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) launched this year's Winter Warmth campaign with Yael Eckstein and IFCJ volunteers distributing heating vouchers for $90 each to the elderly in need.
Moving to Israel was the culmination of a dream Andri and his wife, Iryna, had been considering for a long time. "I studied law in Ukraine," says Andri. "I worked in the Attorney General's office, then worked in logistics for a large company. My wife worked as an accountant. But…
The people of Israel experienced God's mercies even amid a wave of terror last year, reminding us of the hope-filled message, "Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning" (Lamentations 3:22-23).
Ratibor, who's in the 8th grade, and his sister Arina, who's in 4th grade, are being raised in Kyrgyzstan by their single mom. Because she experienced anti-Semitism within her own marriage, she had a strong desire to tell her children about their Jewish roots. A friend told her about the…
Avraham (far left), 12, lives with his siblings, parents, and grandmother in an old, dilapidated house in a small village in Kazakhstan, in the former Soviet Union. The parents work very hard, but struggle to give their children the food and shelter needed for a happy life.
Lyana, 11, lives with her parents and older half-sister in one room of an ancient, run-down house in Ukraine. While other girls her age play with tablets and smart phones, Lyana must still use an outhouse to go to the bathroom, as her home does not even have running water,…
Alexander, 8, and Daniil, 10, live with their mother and 4-year-old half-brother, Kiril, in a tiny shack in Ukraine. The house is heated with coal and has no bathroom; the family uses an outhouse in the yard. Until last year, the family did not even have running water.
Tatyana, 66, could use a little sweetness in her life. Since her husband passed away four years ago, Tatyana has endured many troubles. She has one daughter living in the United States, but the two rarely speak. Sadly, the widow is all alone.
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