Project Update | Fall 2020 Holocaust Survivors, After School Club, and Aleh Children

The Lord has graciously provided during these fall months of 2020… 

In Isaiah 58, the prophet expressed God’s principle for true worship that pleases Him…

  • “Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and that you bring to your house the poor who are cast out; when you see the naked, that you cover him, and not hide yourself from your own flesh?”—Isaiah 58:7

Yeshua said it this way…

“And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’”—Matthew 25:40

This is what you have done!

Because of the Lord’s generous nature, He releases blessings when you give with a heart that aligns with His. 

In other words, when you give according to the principle in Isaiah 58:7, you can expect the release of Isaiah 58:6…

  • “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?”—Isaiah 58:6

When your heart is to…

  • Share bread with the hungry
  • Provide a safe place for people to gather
  • Clothe and provide for those in need

You will receive…

  • A breakthrough from wickedness
  • A release of heavy burdens
  • Freedom from oppression
  • A broken yoke that binds you 

So rejoice in these good reports from this Project Update Fall 2020! Because of YOU, these lives are fed, provided for, and clothed. Because of you, they have hope. 

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”—Romans 15:13

The Holocaust Survivor Project Update Fall 2020

Rosh Hashanah Celebration

During the Fall Feasts, you gave each of the Holocaust survivors a jar of honey and apples. 

They loved the honey because it came straight from a farm in the area and tasted delicious! Students from a local school entertained them with music during the Rosh Hashanah celebration. 

With all of the Covid concerns, the anxiety they are experiencing was felt by everyone there. However, the fact that Curt Landry Ministries partners continued to show up week after week and feast after feast brought them comfort. 

While we provided the Rosh Hashanah meals, their fear was lessened, and they expressed sincere gratitude for not forgetting them during this difficult year. 

Collage of Holocaust survivors

A Special Meal and Party

Because of the Covid restrictions, the Holocaust survivors were not able to gather in the common meeting room for meals. So, we have been preparing individual trays of food for them weekly that they could enjoy in their apartments. 

However, we noticed the sadness in their eyes and loss of zest as time went on. We made some adjustments and found a room big enough for a special party and meal! 

After we were given permission, we prepared a great meal with their favorite foods. Their faces lit up, and we saw the joy return after they were able to meet together once again.

Residents of Kettles for Holocaust Survivor’s Apartments

Kettles for Holocaust Survivor’s Apartments

Again, due to Covid restrictions, the survivors have limited access to the common area, which also holds many appliances. A request was made that each apartment be given a tea kettle so the survivors could have their daily tea. So we said, “Yes!” to the request and got tea kettles to them right away. 

They were thrilled!

Holocaust survivors receiving their tea kettles from CLM

To find out how you can help the Holocaust survivors living in Israel, click HERE

The After School Club in the West Bank Project Update Fall 2020

Our newest project provides for children who live in the West Bank a safe place to go after school. This club allows disadvantaged children who struggle with a number of emotional health issues to receive the therapy and support they need. 

We recently finished the greenhouse that will hold the plants they will grow. These plants are used as a therapeutic tool to help the children heal from past hurts as they care for and watch these plants mature. 

Gardening has been an outlet for many of these children, creating an optimistic experience and a way to channel their energy into something that will thrive.

After school club kids and their greenhouse project.

Discover how you can give to this project HERE.

The Aleh Children Project Update Fall 2020

In late October, you provided blankets to the Aleh Children. They came in at the perfect time, as it was beginning to cool off as the seasons changed. 

As you can see from the pictures, their home is completely protected, and no visitors were allowed in due to the coronavirus. This is necessary as they are immune-compromised.

We dropped the blankets off just outside the door for the Aleh workers to come out and get them. This kept the children safe by limiting their exposure. 

Because of our Covenant Partners, we could say, “Yes!” to this need.

Aleh children receiving blankets

Why Your Giving Matters…

Because of Covid, everything has become more difficult. These children and survivors needed help getting supplies as well as receiving emotional support. Your gift met the needs mentioned in Isaiah 58:7 and what Yeshua echoed in Matthew 25. Your gift shows them the love of Yeshua!

“Then the King will say to those on His right hand, ‘Come, you blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: for I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came to Me.’”—Matthew 25:34-36

Your giving is fulfilling these words. Let’s continue to stand by Israel in this season!