As an initial donation, the embassy sent thousands of water bottles to to flood victims in the Chernivitski and the Ivano-Frankivsk in the western region of Ukraine.
Joseph Sytnik wrote about Ukrainian politicians, some of them Jewish, that they are “sinners, advancing slavery and self-destruction".
In May, Interior Ministry representatives met with Ukrainian officials and reached an agreement that was meant to solve such issues.
The event is the first of its kind to be held since the inauguration of the new Ukrainian government, including Jewish President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Lozhkin explained that the JCU supports many of Israel's initiatives, and hopes to strengthen ties between the Jewish state and the Jewish community in Ukraine and the Diaspora.
Ukrainians feel they can relate to Israel. Russian troops and enemies are massed at the borders. Many Ukrainians we encountered were worried about Russia occupying the eastern part of their country
Netanyahu was last PM to visit Ukraine in 1999, 2 months later he lost election
“We must become Icelanders in football, Israelis in defending our native land, Japanese in technology,” he said at the swearing-in, the BBC reported.
Prime Minister Vlodymyr Groysman is Jewish, too, making Ukraine the only country in the world except Israel where both positions are occupied by Jews.
Not only is president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky Jewish, but the fact that he is Jewish barely received any coverage in the election at all.