“To this day, Maccabi is still helping people get out of Ukraine and getting them situated," Renberg said.
Israel may insist on neutrality for geopolitical reasons but whether it likes to admit it or not, sooner or later the state will need to take a firm stance.
The Jewish community in Russia has grown in recent decades, after mass migration in the 1990s. The current war has led to concerns about their future.
Israelis of different persuasions and beliefs cannot let themselves be turned into enemies. Instead, we need to reclaim our 3,000-year-old heritage of brotherly love, of treating each other as family.
According to Jewish Agency statistics, some 200,000 Jews are still in Ukraine following Russia's invasion.
Now, as a mother of two with a full-time job, I spend most of my spare time trying to help the country my family left when I was 12.
“I am not a prophet, but I can tell you that the numbers of doctors and nurses from Russia and Ukraine will increase, and it can only help the health system.”
The retreat coincided with New York’s Celebrate Israel parade, which attracted 40,000 people to the streets of Manhattan, including many Limmudniks, in a massive show of solidarity.
Forbes Magazine, the magazine responsible for the oft-lauded 30 under 30 list is holding a summit in Israel for its fifth year.
To provide them with a safe, fun and meaningful Jewish experience, Mosaic United is soliciting proposals from qualified organizations to sponsor the participation of Jewish refugees.