February 24, 2014

Members of Brooklyn’s Ukrainian Jewish community gathered on Sunday to express support for their families and compatriots enduring violent protests in their home country, Long Island’s Newsday reported late Sunday.Attendees also expressed optimism over recent developments wherein Ukraine’s parliament took control of the country from President Viktor Yanukovych.Addressing several hundred members of the Russian...

February 24, 2014

 

 

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The chief rabbi of Ukraine has issued a warning to the Jews in his country:

 

Be vigilant, stay away from the protests and avoid the center of Kiev.Rabbi Yaacov Dov Bleich addressed the delicate situation of Ukraine’s 200,000-strong Jewish community during an interview Sunday night on Aaron Klein’s WABC Radio show in New York City.Bleich said he told the Jewish com...

February 21, 2014

February 20, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C.

TO: NCSJ Leadership and Interested PartiesFROM: Stephen M. Greenberg, Chairman;Alexander Smukler, NCSJ President;Mark B. Levin, NCSJ Executive Director

UKRAINE UPDATE #7

 

The shaky truce reached by the Ukrainian government and the protesters yesterday evening has fallen apart and violence has resumed on the streets of Kyiv. Security forces opened fire on the demonstrators early...

February 21, 2014

Rabbi Marc SchneierPresident, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding Don't Forget the Welfare of the Jewish and Muslim Minorities
 

 

Back in May 2011, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, for which I serve as president, co-sponsored an international conference in Kiev together with the Ukrainian Jewish Committee to fight against anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Ukraine and around the world. During the confer...

February 18, 2014

Political Unrest in Ukraine Brings Anti-Semitism to the ForeUkrainian Jewry Urgently Needs Our Help Now More Than Ever!

 

 

The current political unrest in the Ukraine has been widely covered in the press. Tens of thousands of Ukrainian citizens have taken to the street in mass demonstrations against the ruling government’s recent decisions vis-à-vis the future of the country. The occupation – and subsequent rel...

January 21, 2014

 

Unown assailants stabbed a hareidi-religious man in Kiev, Ukraine, on Friday night.

30-year-old Dov Ber Glickman was attacked while making his way home from synagogue.  An initial investigation has found that Glickman noticed that he was being followed. The assailants then attacked him from behind and beat him. After he fell down, they proceeded to stab him three times in both legs before fleeing the scene....

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