Chief Rabbi of Kyiv returns to the battle zone: Here to save lives

The Chief Rabbi of Kyiv, Rabbi Jonathan Markovitch, who had returned to Israel after years of leading the local Jewish community, says he has now made the trip back to the Ukrainian capital to help Jews in need. About 5,000 Jews remain stuck in the besieged city, unable to flee the battle zone.”We are here first and foremost to save lives of Jews and Israelis in Kyiv and the rest of Ukraine. We have embarked on a fundraising campaign which will go towards the purchase of medical equipment, vital medicine, food and baby products, and everything our fellow Jews are lacking [to survive the ordeal]. We are working to help everyone in need,” said Markovitch. Read More from Arutz Sheva News Briefs

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