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A Moving “Thank You” For IFCJ’s Lifesaving Winter Warmth Aid

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A Moving “Thank You” For IFCJ’s Lifesaving Winter Warmth Aid

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.

Faces of The Fellowship: Andri, Iryna, and Oleksi

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Faces of The Fellowship: Andri, Iryna, and Oleksi

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…

Faces of The Fellowship: Majina

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Faces of The Fellowship: Majina

Until two years ago, Majina, 78, worked as a pediatrician, caring for multiple generations of children in Mariupol, Ukraine. Now Majina is in need of assistance — she is battling breast cancer and feels weak after a recent surgery.

Protective Care for Jews Living Under the Threat of Terror

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Protective Care for Jews Living Under the Threat of Terror

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).

Praying Before God at the Western Wall

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Praying Before God at the Western Wall

The Western Wall in Jerusalem is the only wall still standing from the Second Temple, and Jews all over the world direct their hearts and prayers toward this remnant of the biblical past.

Faces of The Fellowship: Ratibor

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Faces of The Fellowship: Ratibor

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…

Faces of The Fellowship: Avraham

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Faces of The Fellowship: Avraham

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.

Faces of The Fellowship: Lyana

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Faces of The Fellowship: Lyana

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,…

Faces of The Fellowship: Alexander, Daniil, and Kiril

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Faces of The Fellowship: Alexander, Daniil, and Kiril

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.

Faces of The Fellowship: Roma

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Faces of The Fellowship: Roma

For Roma, 7, who lives in Siberia along with his mother and sister, life with asthma isn't easy. The family barely earns enough money for the typical family expenses, so providing Roma with the expensive medication to help him breathe is a challenge.

Faces of The Fellowship: Kolya

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Faces of The Fellowship: Kolya

Seven-year-old Kolya lives with his siblings (Misha, 11, and Zhenja, 1), their mother, and their grandmother in a tiny apartment in a Soviet-style apartment block on the outskirts of Minsk.

A Widow Receives Honey and Blessings for the New Year

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A Widow Receives Honey and Blessings for the New Year

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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