Stories from the Field

Stories of Jewish people we’ve helped make aliyah (emigrate to Israel).

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Ben-Hur and Marcia W from Rio de Janeiro

Ben-Hur and Marcia W from Rio de Janeiro

My name is Ben-Hur, I am married to Marcia and father of Felipe. Even though we did not attend the Jewish community, due to the long distance, from a young age our parents gave us the burning desire to return to Israel. Our story is that we started working early to...

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Fishing In A War Zone

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 –...

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I Am an Israeli

I Am an Israeli

– Ezra International “My People Israel” Delegation March 2024 –  In 1963 John F Kennedy gave a speech in West Berlin in which he spoke the following words; "Ich bin ein Berliner" - “I am a Berliner”. Kennedy gave this anti-communism speech in support of free men...

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Sergio H from Sao Paulo

Sergio H from Sao Paulo

My name is Sergio. I am married. I was born and raised in São Paulo- SP, Brazil. I spent some time in the United States and then returned, thinking that with the experience I gained there it would reflect well here. But it didn't reflect. I tried several situations...

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Dmitri and Ekaterina F from St Petersburg

Dmitri and Ekaterina F from St Petersburg

Photo caption: Ezra International “My People Israel” Delegation March 2024 Dmitri and Ekaterina, along with their daughters Arina and Aleksandra, made aliyah from St Petersburg via Azerbaijan. Many families from Russia are leaving the country via neighbouring...

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Simon A from Tbilisi

Simon A from Tbilisi

“In general, as a Jew, I feel that I am supposed to be in Israel and have a deep connection with that country, but today my health issues push me to go there. I don’t want to talk in detail about my health, but it’s a very dangerous issue. I was having some treatments...

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Fabio and Fernanda R from Rio de Janeiro

Fabio and Fernanda R from Rio de Janeiro

“My name is Fábio, I am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I am making Aliyah with my wife, Fernanda and our daughter, Livia.” “Aliyah means life in harmony with family. We went through a lot of difficulties here in Brazil and this was decisive for us to look for an...

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Sebastian and Marianela V from Buenos Aires

Sebastian and Marianela V from Buenos Aires

“My name is Sebastian. I am a husband and a father to two girls. After some time, we as a family have decided to make Aliyah, our huge dream really. We are from Argentina; a country that is going through a very difficult time at every level but especially financially,...

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Vanina M from Buenos Aires

Vanina M from Buenos Aires

“This is a bit of my Aliyah journey I’d like to share with you. My name is Vanina. I am making Aliyah with my son, Netanel, and my daughter, Naomi. We love Israel! In fact, I am toshav chozer because we are returning to the place they were born and to where we all...

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