Ukraine’s Jewish Community on Edge as Fears of Soviet-Era Persecution Reemerge


LVIV, Ukraine – In the Soviet era, when Russia last dominated Ukraine, the country’s Jews faced heavy persecution. Now, the Jewish community fears a return to those terrible times. But whatever the future brings, some just want to be a blessing to their countrymen.

CBN News met up with Meylakh Sheykhet of the Union of Councils for Jews in the Former Soviet Union. His office sits next to the bombed-out ruins of Ukraine’s oldest synagogue.

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