The incident is the latest in a cycle of hate crimes around the pilgrimage site of the Breslav hasidic movement.
It’s become a cliché in the United States to say we have a Reality TV President, but Ukraine may well get a sitcom Head of State.
“With due respect to community leaders, I wish to allay your concerns. We favor the vaccine but the situation is not that frightening.”
“You were born here, you were raised here, your son was born here, your parents are buried here, so all your heritage and legacy is here.”
Last year, a record 40,000 pilgrims arrived in Uman.
The outcry over Corbyn exposes a double standard among Jewish leaders: anti-Semitism in certain places is denounced and in other, treated with silence
A State Department post that combats anti-Semitism has remained vacant for 18 months — amid a global surge in anti-Semitism.
You implied that the piece was based on “Russian disinformation.” But my article wasn’t published by Sputnik; it was published by the Forward.
A wave of anti-Semitism has swept over Ukraine. In the past three weeks alone, a far-right leader publicly called for cleansing Ukraine of zhidi (a slur equivalent to “kike”); a Holocaust memorial in Ternopil was bombed; hundreds marched through Lviv, in honor of an SS unit, complete with Nazi salutes; “Death to Zhidi” graffiti was scrawled in two cities; a revered rabbi’s tomb was vandalized; a Romani camp in Kiev was attacked and burned by far-right nationalists, and hundreds rocked out at a neo-Nazi concert clad in swastikas and throwing up Nazi salutes.
“In some ways, what I ended up studying was the origin of fake news.”