Jewish Agency to aid Ukraine's Jewish community

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 22, 2014 22:31




The Jewish Agency announced Saturday that it would provide emergency aid to the Jewish community in Ukraine as anti-government protests raged in Kiev.

The non-profit organization was planning to launch a fundraising campaign to increasing security measures for Jewish institutions in Ukraine.

"We have a moral obligation to ensure the safety and security of the community," Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansk said in a statement.

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