An ardent advocate

Sondra Oster Baras, 56; From New York to Ra’anana, 1984, and Karnei Shomron, 1987.

Sondra Oster
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Many Israelis reach out overseas or travel abroad periodically to raise funds for organizations they represent. Though Sondra Oster Baras does this as well, her target audience consists entirely of Christians – as she has developed an international organization to garner Christian support for the Israeli communities of Judea and Samaria.

Baras grew up in Cleveland, Ohio; after high school, she spent her gap year at Jerusalem College for Women.

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