Struggling Holocaust Survivors Need Your Help Now!
Today, tens of thousands who miraculously escaped death during the Holocaust live in abject poverty, unable to afford essentials such as food, medicine, and adequate shelter. In response to this epidemic of poverty, The Fellowship has launched a major program to assist Holocaust survivors in desperate need in Israel, the former Soviet Union, Latin America, and Europe. Through this fund, the survivors are provided with a special gift of $300 to $600. Give love and support to these ailing Jews before it is too late.
Guardians of Israel Success Stories
Miriam, who is now 85 years old, was one of the first Jews to arrive at the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1942 at the age of 16. Her horrendous job was to build the gas chambers. "The strength I used to have was what kept me alive through the twenty-hour workdays without food or drink during the Holocaust," Miriam says. "Now I'm just an old lady with lots of painful memories." Read more
"Sometimes I have no money to buy food. I'm embarrassed I can't help my family. My dream is to live out the rest of my life in dignity, but today, more than ever, I need help. There are many Holocaust survivors like me, and they are dying out." These heart-breaking words are from Irena Rozenstein, an elderly Holocaust survivor who lives in Israel. Irena's pain speaks eloquently… Read more
When Yosef, an elderly Ukrainian Jew who escaped Nazi persecution during World War II, came to Israel in 1991, he was deeply grateful to be in his biblical homeland. Little did he know that years later he would be facing financial hardship. Read Yosef's story
Dovid, the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust, came to Israel from his native Poland after World War II. He was deeply grateful to be in his biblical homeland, and lived a good life there. But after the death of his wife, he faced emotional and financial difficulties he simply couldn’t overcome. Read how, Guardians of Israel helps Dovid live with a measure of peace and dignity in his old age
Natalia made aliyah (immigrated to Israel) from Ukraine late in her life. After her husband died, financial hardship forced her to visit a local Fellowship-sponsored soup kitchen for food. What she found there surprised her and helped her face the future with renewed hope. Read Natalia's story