Simentob L from Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

Simentob L from Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

“I’m like the last Mohicans here in my city!! As a pure Jewish man, I want to be in my Holy Land and to die there! I know that Israel in the promised land – and that promise is part of me. I know that I can give a brighter future to my family and my son. I have done...
Olga and Sergei P from Samara

Olga and Sergei P from Samara

Olga and Sergei made Aliyah along with their daughters, Diana and Eva. Sergei had a good job but recently he lost it (he is the main wage earner). Olga worked in education and her salary was very small. This was the impetus for them to leave for Israel along with...
Dina and Igor V from Ufa

Dina and Igor V from Ufa

Dina and Igor made Aliyah along with their son, Savelii. Dina and Igor decided that they, along with their younger son, will make Aliyah to be closer to their older children who are already in Israel. Problems at Igor’s work also pushed forward their decision. Igor...
Oksana E from Porech’e

Oksana E from Porech’e

Oksana made Aliyah with her mother Anna, her daughters – Nina and Valentina and her sons – Denis and Dmitro. Oksana tells their story: In general it all started with my mother, Anna. She was born before the war in Odessa. When the war began in 1941, she lost her loved...
Leonid & Nataliya F from Kazan

Leonid & Nataliya F from Kazan

Leonid and Nataliya have relatives in Haifa. Nataliya’s mother was sick for a long time and needed care. This kept the couple in Russia. After she died Leonid and Nataliya decided to make Aliyah and be close to their relatives in Israel. Leonid said: “It means...
Anastasia F from Kuznetsk

Anastasia F from Kuznetsk

Ezra International assisted Anastasia in her efforts to move to Israel. She said, “I am very grateful that you help Jewish people in their return to their historical homeland”. She feels that it may be difficult in Israel at first. But she wants to find a good job,...
Evgenii O from Ekaterinburg

Evgenii O from Ekaterinburg

Ten years ago Evgenii was in a car accident, after which he was completely paralysed in his lower body and has to use a wheelchair. The accident prompted Evgenii to rethink a lot in his life – simple things began to play a bigger role and his values changed. Evgenii...
Nikolaev, Ukraine

Nikolaev, Ukraine

Tatiana has been legally blind for the past 7 years. Her best option and hope for improved vision resides in Israel. Tatiana’s grandmother had changed her name, making it difficult to secure the necessary documents for her Aliyah process. Ezra International began...
Lyubov G from Simferopol, Crimea

Lyubov G from Simferopol, Crimea

Lyubov made Aliyah recently from Crimea. She tells her story: Since 2014 my daughter and two of my grandchildren have lived in Israel. In the same year, seven months later, my husband died. Now I have no relatives left here except my nephew. On top of that, two months...
Olga and Alexander, Ukraine

Olga and Alexander, Ukraine

During the Holocaust, Olga’s grandmother and aunt were buried alive in a mine in Donetsk, Ukraine. Her husband Alexander is an invalid and was sent home to die by the Ukrainian doctors who had done basically nothing to help him. The couple’s greatest desire was to...