Olga and Sergei P from Samara

Olga and Sergei P from Samara

Olga and Sergei made Aliyah along with their daughters, Diana and Eva. Sergei had a good job but recently he lost it (he is the main wage earner). Olga worked in education and her salary was very small. This was the impetus for them to leave for Israel along with...
Dina and Igor V from Ufa

Dina and Igor V from Ufa

Dina and Igor made Aliyah along with their son, Savelii. Dina and Igor decided that they, along with their younger son, will make Aliyah to be closer to their older children who are already in Israel. Problems at Igor’s work also pushed forward their decision. Igor...
Aleksandr and Yulia O from Novosibirsk

Aleksandr and Yulia O from Novosibirsk

Aleksandr and Yulia made Aliyah with their son, Timofei. Aleksandr tells their story “I didn’t know that our family had Jewish roots. Two years ago, Yulia, by accident, found the birth certificate of my grandmother Rosa Moiseyevna [daughter of Moses]. Our family...
Vladislav B from Evpatoria, Crimea

Vladislav B from Evpatoria, Crimea

Vlad is writing this from Israel, having made Aliyah with Ezra’s help. “Hello, my name is Vlad. I was born in Uzbekistan, in the city of Shakhrisabz but have lived all my adult life in Evpatoria, Crimea. I’m a realist, and I know that to succeed and to take place in...
Oksana E from Porech’e

Oksana E from Porech’e

Oksana made Aliyah with her mother Anna, her daughters – Nina and Valentina and her sons – Denis and Dmitro. Oksana tells their story: In general it all started with my mother, Anna. She was born before the war in Odessa. When the war began in 1941, she lost her loved...
Leonid & Nataliya F from Kazan

Leonid & Nataliya F from Kazan

Leonid and Nataliya have relatives in Haifa. Nataliya’s mother was sick for a long time and needed care. This kept the couple in Russia. After she died Leonid and Nataliya decided to make Aliyah and be close to their relatives in Israel. Leonid said: “It means...