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Timeline of ICEJ Aliyah Ministry

From 1980 until today

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ICEJ: Aliyah - France

 

Highlights

ICEJ: Founding

1980

ICEJ founded in Jerusalem

ICEJ:

1980

Steve Lightle gives a prophetic word that Russian Jews from the Northwest region would come through Finland. 

 

ICEJ: Mordecai Outcry

1981

Mordechai Outcry

ICEJ:

1980s

ICEJ is deeply involved in the Soviet Jewry movement

ICEJ: Eva Huber

1984

ICEJ Finland founded and supports in the work in Vienna. Eva’s center has helped approximately 60000 Russian Jewish emigrants.

ICEJ: Aliyah

1986

ICEJ Jerusalem joins officially in the Aliyah work with Soviet Jews in Vienna along with other branches already involved in the work.

ICEJ: Soviet Jews with Finnish Families

1989

Soviet Jews begin making Aliyah through Finland. As the Soviet Union did not have diplomatic relations with Israel and consequently no direct flights, Jews from the Northwest areas of Russia went through East European countries on their way to Israel (as prophesied by Stephen Lytle). The ICEJ’s Finnish Branch became one of the main points of contact for Jewish Aliyah from the Former Soviet Union.

ICEJ: Aliyah

1990

ICEJ sponsor’s the first of 53 full airplane charter flights

ICEJ: Aliyah

1990

ICEJ Finland organizes the Finnish Exodus Committee which would bring more than 20,000 Russian Jews to Israel

ICEJ: Exobus

1991

ICEJ supports the ‘Exobus' Project bringing Jews to the airports in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Eastern Europe

ICEJ: Aliyah

1991

ICEJ Aliyah route through Budapest begins

ICEJ:Raoul Wallenberg Center

1992

Raoul Wallenberg Center established in Budapest to assist Swiss branch bringing Jews out of Western Ukraine in convoys

ICEJ:Aliyah

1996

St. Petersburg office established by the Finnish branch.

ICEJ: Aliyah

1998

ICEJ Finland sends Aliyah bus to Central Asia

ICEJ: Aliyah

1998

Far Distant Cities Project established

ICEJ: Aliyah

1999

ICEJ Russian Branch registered

ICEJ: Chinese Jews

2000

Chinese Jews make Aliyah through Finland

ICEJ: Aliyah

2001

9/11 begins to increase Aliyah from North America

ICEJ: Aliyah

2002

Beit Ha Tikva program begins

ICEJ: Russian Jews

2003

Russian Jews assisted making Aliyah from North America (until 2012)

ICEJ: Aliyah

2004

ICEJ fishing trip to New York City.

ICEJ: Lisa Rudiger

2005

Russian Jews assisted making Aliyah from Germany (until 2011)

ICEJ: Howard Flower

2006

Howard Flower appointed ICEJ Aliyah director

ICEJ: Aliyah

2006

ICEJ begins again sponsoring group and individual Aliyah flights

ICEJ: Aliyah Belarus

2006

ICEJ begins Aliyah work in Belarus

ICEJ: Aliyah

2007

Fishing program begins in France

ICEJ: Aliyah

2008

ICEJ starts helping with the JAFI Red Carpet Program

ICEJ: Aliyah

2009

ICEJ begins sponsoring Aliyah flights from Sweden

ICEJ: Aliyah

2010

ICEJ sponsors first Aliyah flight for French Jews 

ICEJ: Aliyah

2010

ICEJ begins work in the Baltic counties of Latvia and Lithuania

ICEJ: Aliyah

2012

ICEJ begins sponsoring flights of the Bnei Menashe (more than 1,000)

ICEJ: Aliyah

2013

ICEJ begins fishing program in Eastern Ukraine

ICEJ: Aliyah

2014

ICEJ begins supporting Aliyah from Ukraine (more than 1,400 rescued)

ICEJ: Aliyah

2015

ICEJ sponsors 5 young ladies from Kaifeng to make Aliyah.

ICEJ: Aliyah

2016

ICEJ begins sponsoring another major wave of Ethiopian Aliyah

ICEJ: Aliyah

2017

ICEJ responds to major surge of aliyah from Belarus and the Northwest region of Russia. In both regions aliyah has doubled over previous years.

 

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