Choosing to help
I am 12 years old, about to have my barmitzvah. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the article you published about World Jewish Relief’s work in Moldova last week. I was on the trip and I think it is very important for people to understand what the situation is like in eastern Europe, so that that they are not just giving money to charities like World Jewish Relief for the sake of it, but because they care and want to help the terrible situations going on in parts of Europe .
Meeting Jewish kids my own age from Moldova was a fascinating experience because, although they are not in terrible states of poverty, they still only have a fraction of what we have here in London. Yet they still stay strong and are really proud of their Jewish heritage.
After having been on this trip and experiencing the work that is being done by World Jewish Relief first hand, I will be donating a portion of