You have heard of C4i's successful efforts in bringing the Jewish people home to Israel according to Isaiah 49:22. Yet for many of these new immigrants, adjusting to Israeli culture is extremely difficult, especially if they are coming from impoverished and developing countries.
There are approximately 100,000 Jewish Ethiopian immigrants in Israel. Of these, 72% are living below the poverty line, having arrived in Israel with meager possessions and no education. Of these immigrants, 40% are children.
These children are Israel's future.
C4i Canada is also directing its energies toward helping the new immigrants of Israel, including after-school programs for children where they are educated, fed and aided as they transition into Israeli culture.
By investing in these new immigrants, you are investing in Israel's future.
Please join our campaign to welcome the scattered of Israel home. Help us make them fully at home in Israel by clicking here.
Many of the staff can still remember the day Yuri first appeared at the Jaffa Institute. He stood in the doorway, nervous and tentative, trying to work up the courage to enter the building.
Yuri and his family were new immigrants from the former Soviet Union, struggling to adapt and survive in their new