EZRA CANADA

Rescue, Return, Restore – Poor Jewish People to Israel

Stories from the Field

Stories of Jewish people we’ve helped make aliyah (emigrate to Israel).

Oleg and Elena B from Kyiv

Oleg and Elena B from Kyiv

“My wife, Elena, and I are residents of Kiev. I am a photographer by profession and my wife is a Russian language teacher. We have raised a son and already have a granddaughter. My son and his family live in Israel. He went there to study on a student program and...

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Nataliya D from Konotop

Nataliya D from Konotop

“It is a tremendous miracle for me that my mother was able to find documents proving our Jewish roots and that we can make aliyah.  We have been dreaming about this in our family for a long time but only now is the dream coming true.” “When I was a teenager, I wanted...

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Aleksandr and Tatiana S from Kremenchug

Aleksandr and Tatiana S from Kremenchug

“I am Russian according to my passport, Jewish by nationality, a former military pilot.  We have been living in Ukraine for a long time in the city of Kremenchug.  Our daughter and her family have lived in Israel for a very long time. Although there was talk about war...

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Evgenii U from Brovary

Evgenii U from Brovary

“Israel, for me, is a country of opportunities and I see my future only there! I am 23 years and have a higher technical education.  I tried to study well in school, and I think I have already achieved a lot.  It is difficult to get a job in my speciality as a design...

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Pavel and Anzhelika K from Odessa

Pavel and Anzhelika K from Odessa

The most precious thing in this life for me is my family.  I want to take care of my girls – my wife Anzhelika and my daughter Alina – so that they have a better life and that we have a future!” “I was born and raised in Odessa by my mother and grandmother.  I often...

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Mark K from Feodosia

Mark K from Feodosia

“My mom and younger brother have been living in Israel for twenty-five years. And three years ago, my elder daughter also moved there, to study under the NAALE program. By the way, you also helped her in this move. And this year my younger daughter will be traveling...

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