Passover Provision for Victims of Terror
Many terror victims suffer from financial difficulties due to the physical and emotional trauma they went through. Many have lost family members who have been cut out of their lives in one cruel moment.
Passover is one of the most festive holidays of the year, a time to spend with family, but for the victims of terror it can be one of the hardest times of the year, when they feel the loss and pain in full force.
It is our privilege to be able to step in during these hard moments and bring a bit of comfort to the victims. Our team went to Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem to hand-deliver financial aid to the precious victims. Some shared their stories with us. Talia* suffers from post-traumatic stress since she was injured in terror attack. She raises her two children, who are on the autism spectrum, after her husband left her. Yaacov* is a bereaved parent. He lost his daughter and her husband in Tabba, and he and his wife raise their grandchildren. The family made Aliyah from Russia, and since the attack they have had a hard time acclimating to life in Israel. They are struggling to make a living, and the wife works as a cleaner, despite her old age.
Anat, one of our staff members, said, "The victims made an effort to arrive and received our team with excitement and thankfulness. One person came straight from the hospital after a complicated surgery; the wife of another victim said that after the distribution, her husband was going to be admitted into the hospital... One of the recipients who suffers from post-trauma was so moved to receive the donation that he started crying." It is obvious that this financial gift is making a real difference for these people.
We continue to support the victims of terror and ease their pain as much as we can, every day and especially during the holidays.
*Names have been changed.