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  5/23/2014, Iyar 23, 5774

Russian, Ukrainian Rabbis Tell Deputy Minister of Needs


Ukrainian Chief Rabbi Ya'akov Dov Bleich and Moscow Chief Rabbi Pinhas Goldschmidt told Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman, Thursday, of the need in their communities for increasing personal safety, extending the stay of Israeli emissaries and strengthening ties between the Israel, Russia and Ukraine, in light of the tension between Russia and Ukraine.

Wortzmann promised to help in whatever way he could through his office and other ministries. He called on the rabbis to stay in touch to help Israel monitor the situation.