More than 15,000 Ukrainians have immigrated to Israel in the year since the outbreak of war in Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, according to figures released by The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration.
Since the onset of the Russia-Ukraine war, The Jewish Agency for Israel has been on the frontlines, saving the Jews of Ukraine. Numbers updated in September 2022 show the range of different kinds of help and services that we have provided since the war began.
Anna tells the harrowing story of how she fled Ukraine to Safety in Israel. Today, she works at The Jewish Agency's Aliyah Service Center, helping other Ukrainians and Russian-speaking Jews make Aliyah to Israel.
The war in Ukraine turned their lives upside down and destroyed their homes. But these Jewish families from Ukraine didn't give up. They joined The Jewish Agency's First Home in the Homeland program in Israel.