Racked by conflict for months, Ukraine’s more than 350,000 Jews are caught in the middle of the economic and political instability.
For many, aid from Federation partners means the difference between life and death.
Cities in eastern Ukraine have become combat zones. Jews in Donetsk, Lugansk and the surrounding areas have either fled the region or remain trapped, cut off from the rest of the country. For the first time since World War II, Jews in Europe are displaced.
Through the Ukraine Assistance Fund, Federations have allocated more than $5 million to meet the immediate needs of Ukrainian Jews and facilitate aliyah for those who want to relocate.
Tens of thousands of vulnerable Jews depend on our partners for food, medicine and care.
Watch this CNN story about winter relief and home visits.