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Bags of generosity as Israel supporters help the homeless

Bags of generosity as Israel supporters help the homeless
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From: The Jewish Chronicle Online, 13th December 2015

More than a thousand people across the country donated food to the homeless in a bid to spread some Chanucah cheer while beating the Israel boycott this weekend.

Shoppers who took part in IsrAction Day on Sunday by donating Israeli food can expect their generosity to feed hundreds over the festive period, according to organisers.

The initiative was the brainchild of grassroots groups Sussex Friends of Israel (SFI), in Brighton, and the Manchester-based North West Friends of Israel (NWFoI), and has been backed by the JC.

SFI executive member Fiona Sharpe said the support had been overwhelming. “It exceeded all our wildest expectations and we have been stunned by the generosity shown across the country,” she said…

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