IFCJ sends monetary aid to Jews of Kyrgyzstan

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 8, 2010 18:01




The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) on Thursday sent monetary aid to Jews trapped in politically unstable Kyrgyzstan, where the opposition overthrew the government on Wednesday following a series of violent protests.

Rabbi Yehiel Eckstein approved the special budget. Rabbi Aryeh Reichman, a representative of a Jewish organization headed by Lev Leviev, is currently in the country, trying to contact Jews.

There are about 2,000 Jews living in Kyrgyzstan, most of them in the capital, Bishkek.


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