Steve Maman’s rescue teams have helped save 128 Christian & Yazidi women & girls in Iraq, saying: ‘What motivates me is being Jewish. Being part of a people who survived the Holocaust, we waited 6 years for people to help us.’
By Tzipi Shmilovitz
Canadian Jewish businessman Steve Maman has earned the nickname “the Jewish Schindler” after establishing an organization that saves Christian and Yazidi-Kurdish women and girls in Iraq who were kidnapped by the Islamic State.
The CYCI (Liberation of Christian and Yazidi Children of Iraq) is a secret project that has so far led to the release of 128 young women and girls from ISIS captivity. Continue Reading »
Tikon Olam: As winter misery intensifies, an Israeli Aid Agency is providing desperately-needed supplies to refugees (mostly Kurds) from ISIS’s onslaught, including baby milk & warm blankets.
By Ari Soffer
Israeli humanitarian workers have joined the effort to provide desperately-needed supplies to displaced victims of the brutal Islamic State terrorist group in northern Iraq and Syria.
IsraAID supplied beds, blankets, and food to over 1,000 families in the Kurdish city of Duhok, in northern Iraq. The Israeli aid agency worked with Canadian ONEXONE to deliver a convoy to a 14,000-strong refugee camp carrying 2,000 blankets and mattresses, as well as enough powdered milk for all the 1,015 babies under one year of age. Continue Reading »