Christians for Israel

Poverty Amongst Jews in Ukraine.

“Your visit gives me proof that there are still good people out there”, says 82-year-old Katia, when she opens the door of her creaky house. This Jewish lady lives a lonely life in the vast countryside of the Ukraine.“I prayed for your coming. Thank you for looking after me. I …

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Journal of a special trip by Chief Rabbi Jacobs of the Netherlands to the Ukraine. pt3.

Journal of a special trip by Rabbi Benjamin Jacobs Chief Rabbi of Holland, to the Ukraine. After a night’s sleep in Chernigov, a lecture, morning service and breakfast with the rabbi, his wife and some members of the Jewish community, we visit the Jewish school and then get a tour …

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A tragedy that became normal – Journal of a visit by Chief Rabbi Jacobs,Ukraine.

Journal of a special trip by Chief Rabbi Jacobs in Ukraine – Last night I tried to go to bed in time, to get rested for our journey today. But something troubled me; I could not break free of the extreme poverty I had seen that day. Very expensive medicines, …

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The Jerusalem of Ukraine.

Journal of a special trip by Chief Rabbi Jacobs in Ukraine – Around midnight we arrive at our first destination in Ukraine, after a journey of more than five hours in a kind of driving washing machine, along roads full of deep potholes, in a van without normal suspension, but …

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Happiness in the Ukraine for Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles.

Sunday September 23 Sukkot the Feast of Tabernacles begins. Sukkot is a Biblical feast that lasts for a week, in which the Jewish people remember how, after the exodus from Egypt, they travelled for forty years through the desert, without a roof over their heads. Anyone who has ever been …

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Food parcel distribution before Rosh Hashanah.

The 7th Christians for Israel Working Trip in Ukraine is taking place this week. Watch this video of Edda from Italy handing a food parcel to Zhenya, one of the last survivors of Bershad ghetto in Ukraine. The group of this Working Trip consists of participants from Italy, Germany and …

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Ukraine: The Last Survivors.

“After the Holocaust, from one family, a boy survived, from another family, a girl. They were my grandparents.” This was how Orly Wolstein from the Israeli integration programme, ‘First Home in the Homeland’ began her story during a speaking tour with Christians for Israel in South Germany. Orly was born …

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