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Free Press op-ed: Ezra project brings Yazidis to Canada

July 11, 2016 — 
Ezra, the Hebrew word for "help" can take many forms including making donations, volunteering one’s time or offering advice. Recently, some members of Winnipeg’s Jewish community have gone over and above, offering ezra to bring Yazidi refugees to safety by committing to help privately sponsor seven Yazidi families and raising awareness about their persecution locally and nationally.

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