29 December 2009

Aliah and Klitah, On Wings of Eagles

Help for return, immigration (aliyah) and live restoring, absorption (klitah)

When 74 years of communist rule ended with the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, the door to freedom is opened for one of the most oppressed groups of people on earth: the Soviet Jews, whom for a long time they were refused permission to return to Israel, their ancestral homeland.

When large-scale emigration was at last possible, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews started the program On Wings of Eagles, to transport these Jews flight to freedom to the "Holy Land". To date, hundreds of thousands of Soviet Jews have emigrated to Israel through this initiative.

Over the years, the scope of the efforts of the fraternity in the rescue of Jews in distress has spread beyond the former Soviet Union to also include those living under State sanctioned anti-Semitism in Arab lands, thousands Jews 'lost' that have been found in remote corners of India and Ethiopia and others, where rampant anti-Semitism has led many to regard Israel as a future home.

Thanks to generous donations to The Wings of Eagles, the friends of the fraternity have brought hundreds of thousands of Jews to the Holy Land from all over the world. With funding from emigration to Israel donors Fraternity show its compassion and concern for the Jewish people.

What we do: restoring (klitah)

The Aliyah brings Jews from all over the world to Israel. But the commitment of the Fraternity for the new immigrants do not end when they arrive at Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, but, somehow, actually begins at that time.

The Fraternity recognizes that it is very important to provide what is necessary for the restoration of the Jews who were brought to Israel through On Wings of Eagles. Many immigrants arrive with little more than the clothes they must learn a new language and integrate into a new culture. They need immediate assistance, both food, clothing, shelter, medical care, as long-term assistance: training for a job, job search, Hebrew language instruction and school for their children.

On Wings of Eagles helps new immigrants to become full and productive members of Israeli society, meet that need. In carrying out this work, helps immigrants to help themselves and secure the future of the State of Israel for generations to come.

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7 comments:

RENATA MARIA PARREIRA CORDEIRO said...

Olá, querida Adelle*
Passo para lhe deixar este poema, e desejar Muita Paz nestes dias, com muito Amor.
Beijos,
Renata

PONHO-ME A ESCUTAR...

“Não sei por que desejo chorar
Será pelo pesar que escondo,
Talvez pela minha infinita sede de amar.”
Ramón López Velarde

Ponho-me a escutar, atenta, o peito,
Como o mar escuta a margem
Ouço meu coração bater, sangrando,
Sempre e jamais igual.
Sei por quem bate assim, mas não posso
Dizer por quem é.
Se dissesse a fantasmas
De palavras, enganos, ao acaso,
Chegaria, tremente de surpresa,
A inventar a verdade:
Quando fingi querer-te, não sabia
Que já te queria.

SergioChristino said...

"A cada dia de nossa vida, aprendemos com nossos erros ou nossas vitórias, o importante é saber que todos os dias vivemos algo novo. Que o novo ano que se inicia, possamos viver intensamente cada momento com muita paz e esperança, pois a vida é uma dádiva e cada instante é uma benção de Deus."
" Muita realização, muita paz, alegria, felicidade, saúde, força"
Para você e sua familia
Que realmente em 2010, possa realizar os seus sonhos e desejos...

São os votos do Blog do Sergio Christino,

Kata said...

Hi my darling Adelle,

Interesting:)

You have a wondeful to see great many kinds of cultures.My men father is come from Sweden live here Finland when he was a little boy.

We wish you and Reuben love,peace and joy in the New Year 2010!

Kata and Jani

Cleiton Heredia said...

Li sua história no blog "Chá das Cinco" e achei muito interessante. Te desejo muita felicidade.

Cyrus Rumi said...

Happy New Year!

Cyrus

Kirsti said...

Hi Adelle!
Good post.God bless you!!
Welcome visit to my blog.
Happy New Year 2010.

Loveling greetings.
Kirsti

laurentina said...

Hi! I've seen that thousand Jews from Soviet Union have been trying to fly home to Israel. But I'd like to know, how do they feel now about new living in Israel? Do they now feel more comfortable to live in their original place or do they consider that it's better for living in ex-Soviet?