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Large numbers of Ukrainian Jews wanting to make Aliyah .

When we brought the last Olim (Hebrew for immigrants) to the airport on Monday 31 December (see article: Aliyah Continues) we had hoped for a few days of rest, but we were wrong.  The requests started coming in rapidly on the 1st of January, which surprised us. Families want to come …

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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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