Vladimir and Maria R from St Petersburg

Vladimir and Maria R from St Petersburg

Vladimir and Maria made Aliyah along with their daughter, Maya.  Vladimir tells their story: “Aliyah for our family is more than just moving to another country.  We consider Israel to be our home – so Aliyah for us is returning home!” “The idea of making Aliyah came...
Sofia and Andrei G from Ufa

Sofia and Andrei G from Ufa

Andrei and Sofia are both teachers from Ufa, Russia and they are very excited to be re-united with relatives who are already living in Israel. In fact, they will even live with them for a while. Although it is difficult for the couple to part their friends and their...
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 hopes...
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...
Aleksandr and Yulia O from Novosibirsk

Aleksandr and Yulia O from Novosibirsk

Aleksandr and Yulia made Aliyah with their son, Timofei. Aleksandr tells their story “I didn’t know that our family had Jewish roots. Two years ago, Yulia, by accident, found the birth certificate of my grandmother Rosa Moiseyevna [daughter of Moses]. Our family...
Vladislav B from Evpatoria, Crimea

Vladislav B from Evpatoria, Crimea

Vlad is writing this from Israel, having made Aliyah with Ezra’s help. “Hello, my name is Vlad. I was born in Uzbekistan, in the city of Shakhrisabz but have lived all my adult life in Evpatoria, Crimea. I’m a realist, and I know that to succeed and to take place in...