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Ukrainian Jews seek urgent help from Israel

Rabbi Menachem Margolin, director-general of the European Jewish Association (EJA), has urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon to urgently send security forces to the Jewish communities in Ukraine, which he says are suffering from a "growing wave of anti-Semitic attacks."

Margolin voiced his concern that the anti-Semitic activity in the eastern European country would escalate to the point of claiming lives.

'It's time for the State of Israel to intervene'

"The complicated challenge in taking security measures in a foreign sovereign country is clear," Rabbi Margolin wrote to Netanyahu and Ya'alon, "but this is an emergency. On behalf of the Jews of Ukraine, the Rabbinical Center of Europe and the European Jewish Association, I urge you to take every possible step, including dispatching security guards to secure the safety of Jewish communities in Ukraine, until the danger has passed."

Acting Ukraine President Oleksander Tuchynov has pledged to end the anarchy of recent months

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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Feb 28th, 2014 at 12:25:38 AM EST
I know Israelis who have applied for Ukrainian citizenship on the hope that this will benefit their children when Ukraine joins the EU.....
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Feb 28th, 2014 at 03:54:07 AM EST
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