Stories From The Field
And He will lift up a standard for the nations and assemble the banished ones of Israel, and will gather the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth. Isaiah 11:12
Stories from the Field
Stories of Jewish people we’ve helped make aliyah (emigrate to Israel).
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Sergei and Snezhana made Aliyah along with their daughters, Anastasia and Valeria. Sergei tells their story: “It is our dream to go to Israel. My wife has relatives who have been in Israel for more than 20 years. Our eldest daughter has already graduated from school...read more
Koba tells their story: “Israel is ours and we have to be there! This is more than words for me – it’s also our emotions. We love Israel.” “There are many things happening in this world now. I was brought up and raised as a Georgian. It is very difficult for me to...read more
Dinah tells her story: “My name is Dinah, I´m from São Paulo. I have family in Brazil, but I always wanted to live in Israel. Aliyah for me means a return to a wonderful country which I can call ‘my home’. I decided earlier this year to make Aliyah because I love...read more
Vira Tells her story: “My Dad made Aliyah twenty years ago and now is seriously ill and I am going to care for him. I am originally from Crimea and, due to the war and the occupation of Crimea, living there is getting worse every day.” “My parents divorced when I was...read more
“I just made the decision to leave a month ago!! Before that I was a little afraid of change but now I realise that in Ukraine I wasn’t doing anything, the country is heading for the abyss and getting worse and worse every year. There are no prospects, little work –...read more
Thanks to Irina’s Jewish roots that stem from her Ukrainian grandmother, she is able to make Aliyah. She said she is very happy about that. Irina said: “You know if it wasn’t for Ezra, I really don’t know how I would have done everything. I had the visa in my hands...read more
“My name is Jacob from the city of Belem in the North of Brazil. My family (wife Edilamar and son Iago) had a strong desire to live in Israel. We have a dream of living in peace, with security and dignity, and we know that Israel offers us good conditions as...read more