Yanal’s Story: from Syria to Coventry
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Yanal arrived in the UK as a refugee from Syria, fleeing conflict and devastation. This refugee week, hear Yanal share her own story of resilience and courage as she rebuilds a life for her family in Coventry ..read more
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The Kindertransport rescue
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Throughout the 1930s and 40s, we rescued and supported over 65,000 Jewish refugees and helped them rebuild their lives. In this period, we were instrumental in bringing about the Kindertransport, which rescued almost 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi persecution. This refugee week, follow this timeline to find out exactly how it came to pass ..read more
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Anna’s Story: Hope through history
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Fleeing the chaos of war-torn Ukraine, Anna and her two sons found themselves on a journey of survival and hope, guided by the kindness of strangers and the echoes of a shared history. Read Anna's remarkable story this refugee week ..read more
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World Jewish Relief to support Israel’s Humanitarian Approach in Gaza
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In support of Israel's humanitarian approach, World Jewish Relief will be supporting field hospitals providing life-saving maternal and infant healthcare in Gaza, through a US-based global humanitarian responder ..read more
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The Rohingya: A forgotten crisis
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Arriving into the Rohingya refugee camp in southern Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, it’s hard to imagine that nearly a decade ago, this expansive settlement was instead a thick, lush forest. Beginning in 2017, trees and greenery conceded to bamboo and tarpaulin infrastructure, forming the world’s largest refugee camp, home to the world’s largest ‘stateless’ population, caught in the world’s largest protracted refugee crisis ..read more
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World Jewish Relief Celebrates the Success of “Shoulder to Shoulder” Campaign, Raising £500,000 in 36 Hours
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World Jewish Relief is delighted to announce the remarkable success of its "Shoulder to Shoulder" campaign, which has achieved its ambitious £500,000 target in just 36 hours. This urgent initiative, aimed at providing crucial support to those affected by crisis, conflict, and disaster worldwide, has received overwhelming support from the community ..read more
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World Environment Day: Taking Climate Action
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As a Jewish and a humanitarian organisation, World Jewish Relief is committed to doing everything we can do address the climate crisis. Find out how we're taking climate action through reducing our emissions ..read more
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Exclusive briefing from Israel with Colonel Elad Goren
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Israel continues to highlight its official policy to increase humanitarian aid into Gaza. World Jewish Relief and JW3 are pleased to welcome Colonel Elad Goren, Head of Civil Department at COGAT, for an online briefing on Israel’s values and goals in relation to humanitarian assistance in Gaza. We hope you can join us for this unique and exclusive webinar ..read more
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Ukraine Focus
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According to the WHO forecast, 9.6 million people in Ukraine are at risk of acute stress, anxiety, depression, substance use and post-traumatic stress disorder, and are in desperate need of psychological support. Ukraine’s health ministry estimates that almost half of the population need such assistance, while three to four million people likely need some form of medication. Head of Impact and Livelihoods, Ekaterina Mitiaev, explores the mental health crisis in Ukraine ..read more
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Israel at War
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Six months have now passed since Hamas’ devastating terrorist attacks on Israel on October 7th. Six months that have changed Jewish people and Jewish communities across the world, with antisemitism rising to unprecedented levels. Alarmingly, more than 130 hostages remain in captivity after being taken by Hamas, including men, women and children of all ages. They, and their families, have suffered 181 long, intolerable nights. Their release is paramount and we, alongside the entire community, anxiously await their safe return ..read more
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