The People We Help

Federation Partners Help Ukrainian Women Flee from War

Svetlana and Ida never expected the war to happen, but when the bombing started, they were forced to leave their homes in search of a safer life. Our partners at JDC reached out to them, helped them escape the chaos, and provided food and shelter.

Making a Difference for Ukraine's Jews Caught in Russian Conflict

Federation's partners on the ground in Ukraine and the region are sharing stories of the impact we are making through donor support, for people in Ukraine, refugees to places like Poland and Romania, and people looking to make Aliya.

Reuniting Ukrainian Jewish family

Federation partner, the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), shares this story about reuniting a Ukrainian Jewish Family , kept apart by the Russian government attack. Masha from Ukraine was in Budapest when Russia invaded her country. Her husband and young son drove for four days to the…

Federation Partner, JAFI, Saved Jews from Conflict Zones in Ukraine

The Jewish Agency for Israel’s (JAFI's) special emissary to conflict-torn eastern Ukraine helped a community in need. JAFI is a critical Federation partner in aiding people affected by the current Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Now in Ukraine, One Woman Determined to Survive

Zinaida Grutman is a Holocaust survivor living in Ukraine. Here, she talks about her childhood, life after the war, and the role the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) plays in helping her lead a dignified life. JDC is a Federation partner providng aid during the current Russian invasion of…