For Jerusalem

Israel Relief Aid got in an unusual item:  new soccer shoes (with the cleats under them for playing on grass)! 

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A Shuk in the Promised Land

In case you don’t know what a shuk is, it is an outdoor market where anyone can put up a table and sell their wares, farmers can sell produce from their fields, etc. 

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Ramle

Ramle is a mixed city of Middle Eastern Jews, Muslim Arabs, Christian Arabs, Ethiopian Jews and Russian Jews.    It’s not unusual to hear English, Arabic, Amharic, Russian and Hebrew at any given time. 

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November Project: To Jerusalem from Ethiopia

On March 11, 2021, 300 Beta Israel Ethiopians immigrated to Israel-the last of 2,000 from Operation Tzur Israel which began in December 2020.  Today, Israel is home to the largest Beta Israel community in the world, with about 160,500 citizens of Ethiopian descent.

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New Opportunity for Israel

In the Netherlands, this container is being loaded for Israel. Inside is new clothing and adult diapers. 

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Update on the Bethlehem Christians

Bethlehem lies around 6 miles south of Jerusalem.  Around 16% of its inhabitants are Christian Arabs.  It’s interesting that large numbers of these Christians originally migrated from Yemen and the Petra area to escape Muslim persecution, and yet now they find themselves again under Muslim rule.  Bethlehem also has its share of Christian Arabs in poverty and they deserve help.

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There is a Need in the Holy Land

Supplying clothing to the Holy Land, the Promised Land . . . what a privilege it is to help new immigrants and struggling families of all types. 

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Israel—Why the Kids?

Poverty is not fair. 

An estimated 850,000 households in Israel lack essential housing, education, healthcare and food.

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A Safe Place in Israel

Homeless Woman in Israel

In the south of Israel, there are two shelters for Israelis who have totally given up hope and were picked up off the streets in Tel Aviv and other cities.

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Israel’s Border Town

Sderot Park

Sitting next to the Gaza Strip is the Israeli town of Sderot, which has been hard hit by missiles and incendiary balloons over many years from Hamas over the border.  In August, Israel Relief Aid (with the help of lovers of Israel!) decided to give some aid to the people in the city because they are all really suffering financially. 

“. . . we must help the weak “ 

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