Winter can be an especially difficult time for poor, elderly Israelis. As temperatures drop, heating costs skyrocket. Many poor Jews in Israel must choose between heating their homes and buying food and medicine. Guardians of Israel helps ease their suffering by providing them with heating fuel and covering the cost of essential utilities to see them through the harsh winter months.
Jews all over the world will soon celebrate Passover commemorating the Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites from bondage in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land. Passover is eagerly anticipated by Jewish families who for over 3,000 years… Read More
For Sergei and Rivka, immigrating some years back to Israel from Belarus was the realization of their prayers and dreams. This couple longed to come to their Jewish homeland and raise a family. But little did they know what lay ahead for them. Read More
Orna, 77, immigrated to Israel 12 years ago. She was born and raised in a small city in Russia and was just a child when WWII broke out. She still remembers the day her father left to join the Red Army to fight… Read More
Vlad, 68, made aliya from the FSU seven years ago with his wife. Though they never had any children, Vlad and his wife lived an active life and kept busy, socializing with friends and enjoying time with each other.… Read More
Sophie, an elderly Jew from the former Soviet Union, has known more than her share of hardship. But, through it all, she has always held on to the hope of a better life. Twenty-five years ago… Read More
Ursula, now in her 70s, made aliyah to Israel at a relatively late age. The situation in her native Ukraine, where anti-Semitism has become an increasing threat to Jews, was simply too dangerous. She knew it was time to pursue her lifelong dream of going home to Israel. Read More
Ovadya made aliyah (immigrated to Israel) from Morocco in 1950, settling in Jerusalem. He eagerly served his country in the army, and later married and enjoyed a rewarding career as a policeman. Read More