Clean-up spree at the Jewish cemetery in Pärnu

At the end of April we organized a clean-up spree at the Jewish cemetery in Pärnu. The weather conditions were not of the best though as it was cold and raining, but friends of Israel and the Jewish people cannot allow themselves to be affected by the weather. This year we raked together leaves and debris. We raked clean all known graves and pathways in the Jewish cemetery area, which comprises approximately 200 square meters of Alevi cemetery in Pärnu on the Riga highway. Large plastic bags were filled to the brim with leaves. Of the thirteen volunteers, three were from...
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Clothing for Israeli fire victims

Israel is currently going through difficult times. The country was hit bya big wave of fires from Haifa to Jerusalem. 60 thousand people were evacuated from their homes. Hundreds of homes have been either entirely or partially destroyed. We as friends of Israel can help this country and its people. We collect decent and clean, preferably recent, clothes of all sizes and all seasons. Clothes are being accepted in Tallinn, Narva mnt 51(new Methodist Church) courtyard. Please call in advance on 5845 2035, Sander Kukk. Financial donations can be made by bank transfer to MTÜ Hea Isa, explanation “Israel”. SEB pank a/a EE541010220257913228 Bless Israel...
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Shanah tova: Happy New 5777. years!

First of October, we celebrated Israel's New Year, it is called Rosh Hashanah, in Türi Missionchurch, what is based on biblical holiday, one of the seventh-Yom Terua. The newly expanded and ceremonial look hall accommodated more than 150 people from several churches in Estonia. Joy and unity family feeling was real and reminded early "90s. We were honoured by the presence of Abraham and Isaac's descendants by birth, from Jews community of Pärnu. Israeli songs in Hebrew, which were easy to sing along, brought to us by Margit Prantsus. About serving Jews, by example of Ukraine (feetless man called Sergey story, story of mother and...
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September 2016 Ukraine

We went to Ukraine in the end of September with Petri and Asko, their from Finland. The trip had two goals: First was  helping Umani Jews to arrange New Years party, buying gifts from donated money. 40 Jews families got one litre honey per family and pack of finest cheese from Finland. For many who needed, we bought a blood pressure monitor from Ukraine. The second goal was visiting the Jews converents in Umani Town. Petri was honour to preach there. See below for images occurred: Blood Pressure Monitors and money for retired Jews Delivering honey to the Jews 40 Litres of honey  Ants with rabbi Pavel, also with Gennady and...
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Communal work in Viljandi

Middle of September, we arranged communal work in Jewish cemetery. There were people from five counties: Riisipere, Tartu, Pärnu, Türi and from Viljandi. There were high lift for taking down dangerous trees. The graves were cleaned from dried flowers, also moss was removed. Fallen gravestones were lifted up, gardensquares were dug out from the ground, fences were welded and restored, gravestones were leveled, lawn was also mowed, and old branches and leaves were taken away. Also lunch was served. After week and half, we replaced gates of Viljandi's Jewish cemetery. ...
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Help for The Estonians Jews and others

In years, we have been supporting Estonians Jews with invacare and food. Frequently, they are either isolated or older, sometimes also young. Some of them have their own apartment, others lives in a nursing home. In Estonia, if eldery lives in nursing home, all the pension goes to living expenses (plus relatives extra payments). Elderly don't own even a penny- but sometimes everybody want to buy somethings- So we brought them a little "fun money" so they can afford something. The Jewish eldery's pensions are not so big and they never say "No"" to extra food. Each month, we deliver food to Tallinn, Pärnu, Põlva, Viljandi...
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July 2016, fifteen days in Ukraine

This time in Ukraine, we were accompanied by Eo from Türi Mission-Church and  the professional builder Argo K. We drove near the Kiev to replace the roof of the building of Ezra accommodation. Although the organization's leader, Viktor had told us that the building materials and tools are available, so just please come and build, but the reality was something else. There weren't any materials and for tools, there were only 3 old axes and 2 larged hammers. But the head of Ezra gave us 600 euros and an old car to drive to Kiev, to buy wood and bring it there. Giant city, with...
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May 2016, 10 days in Ukraine

The Lord put to my heart to help several Jewish families and to bring equipment for disabled  to Ukraine. I booked tickets, but i didnt have money jet. However, i knew that im going for sure. Flight tickets money came before departure (The glory to God and thanks to obedients people!) In arrival to Kiev, i saw a brief vision that i'm in the hospital, praying for someone and God will heal him. At the same time i knew that i have to visit hospital for several days in a row and just being present. I had no idea, in what hospital it will happen...
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April 2016, Parnu

In April, we started cleaning the Parnu Jewish cemeteries at Riga highway, where are almost 400 graves. Many of the buried ones, do not have relatives any longer. Graves are mossy and abandoned. we arranged communal work, at the first day, gathered about 40 volunteers over Estonia, other days, there were around 20 people. Even Finland and Sweden were presented. Gravestones were cleaned with brushes and were covered anti-moss liquid, which is protecting gravestones from moss growing back and from spreading. We rake branches, ordered 15m³ new soil and we spread it around. We have restored the gates and fences around Jewish burial places. It was...
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