Fishing In A War Zone

During March members of our Ukraine team have been holding meetings with the Jewish communities in a number of towns and cities close to the war zone.  These meetings have been organized together with Ezra Ukraine, Christians for Israel, and the Jewish organization –...

I Felt Like a Real King! – Vasili B from Kherson

Vasili did not ‘fall’ into Ezra’s hands immediately. Firstly, the Jewish aid organisation Chesed in Odessa received a call from Vasili’s daughter from Israel with a request to help find and evacuate her father from Kherson and help him get to Israel. A few days before...

Boris and Elya P from Yalta

Boris is making aliyah with his wife Elya and sons Georgii and Yuri.  He tells their story: “We ourselves are from Donetsk. Therefore, the main reason for our move is that it was very dangerous for us to stay in Donetsk. The area where we lived was often shelled. And...

Valentina K from Kyiv

“I have lived all my life in Kyiv.  My husband was a wonderful man, and we had a happy life together.  We had one daughter and now I have two grandchildren.  My husband died last year, and I was left a widow.  My daughter’s family and I started to live together as we...

Oleg and Elena B from Kyiv

“My wife, Elena, and I are residents of Kiev. I am a photographer by profession and my wife is a Russian language teacher. We have raised a son and already have a granddaughter. My son and his family live in Israel. He went there to study on a student program and...

Nataliya D from Konotop

“It is a tremendous miracle for me that my mother was able to find documents proving our Jewish roots and that we can make aliyah.  We have been dreaming about this in our family for a long time but only now is the dream coming true.” “When I was a teenager, I wanted...
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