$2M help needy Jews mark Passover

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The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), headed by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, has provided $2 million to help as many as 200,000 needy Jewish people throughout Israeland the former Soviet Union receive packages of food for theirPassover celebrations.

Unfortunately, in Israel today one in three children lives below the poverty line, and there are thousands more families in the former Soviet Union who are in desperate need with no resources to celebrate the Passover holiday.

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