Urgent: Emergency funds for 
South Ukraine and Odessa Jewry

A Call From Local Chabad Rabbis

Dear Community Member,

The war in Ukraine has begun and the situation for the Jewish community living there is very perilous.

As their Jewish brothers and sisters, we must not stand aside indifferently and help them. They need emergency equipment, medicine, food, fuel, rescue buses, sleeping bags, stoves and blankets, and many other critical needs that cannot be expanded on right now.

Many of the Jews there are Holocaust survivors, orphans, and adults who do not have the option of leaving as they have nowhere to run. Please help them!

Together with financial assistance, we urge you to dedicate good deeds (Mitzvot) and prayers for the safety and well-being of all the people who are affected by this conflict. Please consider joining the Chabad Centers for Friday night and Shabbat services, so we can collectively put our efforts together for a peaceful outcome.

Thank you,

Rabbi Mendy Bukiet – Chabad of Bradenton/Lakewood Ranch

Rabbi Levi Steinmetz – Chabad of Downtown Sarasota

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz – Chabad of Sarasota

Rabbi Sholom Schmerling – Chabad of Venice

Rabbi Zev Steinmetz – Chabad of West Bradenton