A longtime Jewish community leader, Elena Proskurnja is the director of the Hesed Michael social service center in Zaporizhia, Ukraine, supported by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
By Elena Proskurnja
I live in Ukraine. We’re under bombardment — but still working to serve our Jewish elders
Air raid sirens now set the rhythm of my life. This new reality, one of many that have emerged since the invasion of Ukraine, is marked by constant worry for relatives, friends and colleagues. We lose contact with those we love for many long hours between the blasts, and we’re forced to acquire the grim…
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