News Articles

Rabbi Ari and Family of 5
Rabbi Ari and wife Deena along with their 5 children made Aliyah in August, 2013: “We were both raised in families in which our respective parents instilled within us the importance of Israel and its centrality to Jewish identity, belief and observance.” Operation Exodus USA assisted Rabbi’s parents as well to make aliyah the same day.
Aliyah
Rabbi Morton and wife Deborah
Rabbi Morton and wife Deborah immigrated to Israel in August, 2013: “Aliya has been a lifetime dream for both my wife and I. As a Rabbi, I have lectured, and written extensively on the obligation of all Jews to live in Israel. It's time for me and my wife to ‘walk the walk.’”
Aliyah
Natalie and her Family of 7
Natalie and her family of 7 immigrated to Israel in June, 2013: “We know that Israel is our home and where we want to live and raise our children. Any assistance from Operation Exodus USA's fund would make it so much easier on us! We need every dollar since we do not have a lot of savings.”
Aliyah
Aharon and Family of 5
Aharon and his family of 5 immigrated in June, 2013: “It has always been our dream to move to Israel . To return to the land of our people. I really believe that it is our obligation to return to Israel as G-d's people despite the potential hardships it might entail.”
Aliyah
God Has Not Forgotten Them
The Bnei Menashe (Sons of Manasseh), a group of more than 9,000 people from India’s northern-eastern border states, are descendants from one of the ten lost tribes of Israel. Shavei Israel, an Israel-based Jewish organization, helped about 1,700 make aliyah (immigrate to Israel) before the Israeli government stopped granting them visas. They recently reversed this policy and will allow the remaining 7,200 Bnei Menashe to make aliyah over the next several years. During 2012-13, a group of 275 of them returned to the Land. These faithful Jewish people were too poor to even dream of actually...
News
Your Opinion Matters
In November 2013 we used a ten-question, anonymous survey to obtain feedback on what Operation Exodus USA is doing well and what we can improve. Here is some of what we learned from the responses: Most respondents have heard about Operation Exodus USA through a friend or relative. We thank those who share with friends and family about what we do; without you in our corner, we could not succeed in helping the Jewish people return home to Israel. Most respondents prefer to be contacted by email on a monthly basis. So we will begin to be more consistent with contacting people in this way. We...
News
Helping Jewish People by Providing Humanitarian Aid in the fSU
In 2012 your financial giving enabled us to expand aid projects to nearly all the countries in the Former Soviet Union. Your donations made it possible to carry out nine different projects in ten Ebenezer base areas with: Providing Holocaust survivors (about 1,000) with medicines and food parcels Providing hundreds of Jewish children with winter boots and vitamins Providing food parcels to thousands of Jewish families in great need of help This work would have been impossible without your sacrificial giving and the work of our foreign volunteers. We value your support very much; may the Lord...
fSU
Ongoing Aid Projects in the former Soviet Union (fSU)
The giving of humanitarian aid is coupled with the call to Jewish people to make aliyah (immigrate to Israel). Our humanitarian aid work is vital, not only in providing a bridge into Jewish communities but because it is often the key to aliyah. Our teams travel extensively throughout vast areas in the fSU, providing basic needs, encouraging and bringing hope to Jewish families in need. These projects enable us to show practical love and care; those who receive our help are really blessed and encouraged. This work, which we call “Love in Action,” provides many opportunities to share scriptures...
fSU
Aliyah and Humanitarian Aid Continues in the former Soviet Union
Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful. The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers together the outcasts of Israel. Psalm 147:1-2 (NKJ) A fresh wind is blowing. God is moving by His Spirit through our ministry in this region—Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Georgia, Belarus and Poland. I visited Belarus in February. Five years ago we had to close down our office there due to restrictions making our presence impossible. Now our goal there is to build a network of local helpers, volunteers and prayer groups. One helper is Tatyana, a...
fSU
Following Each Other to Israel
“Thus says the Lord God, ‘Behold, I will lift up My hand to the nations and set up My standard to the peoples; and they will bring your sons in their bosom, and your daughters will be carried on their shoulders.’ ” Isaiah 49:22 (NLT) Following Each Other to Israel So many times when we help a family to make aliyah, other members follow.Recently we saw Gennady and Svetlana from Balti, northern Moldova, fly to Israel to be reunited with their daughter Diana, whom we also helped a few years ago through a Jewish Agency repatriation program. Two years ago we helped Svetlana’s brother Mikhail to go...
fSU