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Zelensky: “I am stating the facts. My conversations with the Israeli leadership have done nothing to help Ukraine”

ALGEMEINER Zelensky Says He Is Shocked by Israel’s Failure to Give Ukraine Weapons Reuters September 25, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was “in shock” at Israel’s failure to give Kyiv anti-missile systems to help counter Russian attacks, according … Continue reading

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“Putin was supposed to be the Good Tsar. Instead he has closed the Jewish Agency. And now tens of thousands of Jews fear being trapped in Russia”

COMMON SENSE A New Iron Curtain Descends on Russia’s Jews Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt August 9, 2022 Vladimir Putin was supposed to be The Good Tsar—the Russian president who, his KGB past notwithstanding, was a friend of the Jews. In Putin’s Russia, … Continue reading

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A new documentary about the making of #FiddlerOnTheRoof evokes wonder at our idealization of a past that wasn’t very nice

TABLET MAG Nostalgia for the Slaughterhouse Phyllis Chesler April 27, 2022 …Remember the wedding scene in Fiddler? Tevye is warned by a friendly, local official that he was ordered to disrupt, make a little trouble, nothing too serious … but … Continue reading

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US-Saudi decades long alliance at risk over disagreements regarding oil production levels, security concerns and the invasion of Ukraine

WALL STREET JOURNAL How U.S.-Saudi Relations Reached the Breaking Point Stephen Kalin, Summer Said and David S. Cloud April 19, 2022 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, wearing shorts at his seaside palace, sought a relaxed tone for his first meeting … Continue reading

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Zelensky said his country will emerge from the rubble a ‘big Israel.’ What did he mean?

COMMON SENSE WITH BARI WEISS Ukraine Learns the Israel Lesson Lahav Harkov April 7, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky declared Tuesday that, when the war is finally over, Ukraine would emerge from the rubble a “big Israel.” He meant that … Continue reading

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“Israel and the United States are among a handful of countries that have set up field hospitals in Ukraine. The Israeli one is set up to treat about 150 patients daily”

JEWISH NEWS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA In Ukraine, Israeli medical staff and Jewish volunteers help thousands Cnaan Lipshiz, JTA March 25, 2022 Israeli physicians and Jewish groups are assisting thousands of non-Jews across Ukraine deal with the effects of the Russian … Continue reading

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Israeli officials turning blind eye to program run by group of former IDF soldiers; ‘We’re not only fighting for Ukraine, but for ourselves’

TIMES OF ISRAEL ‘No other option’: Israeli ex-commandos said to secretly train Ukrainian civilians Staff March 25, 2022 A group of Israeli ex-commandos has been training Ukrainian civilians at a secret facility in western Ukraine, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported … Continue reading

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“The Cold War was not always cold, and the war in Ukraine repeats some of the patterns of that era”

AMERICAN PURPOSE Ukraine: The Return of the Cold War Michael Mandelbaum March 25, 2022 For twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War, the world, and especially the United States, enjoyed a period of unprecedented peace. Preparations for great-power … Continue reading

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Ken Levin: “In a talk to Americans for Peace Now, Amb Thomas Nides indicated that he aspires to see Jerusalem divided and that he also sees little to criticize on the Palestinian side”

JNS Why liberals fail to equate Israel and Ukraine Melanie Phillips March 24, 2022 …Like Ukraine, Israel is a country under existential attack. The fact that, unlike the current Russian onslaught on Ukraine, Israel is subjected to an unending war … Continue reading

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“When I look at Zelensky, I don’t see a man cynically twisting Holocaust history for some nefarious purpose”

JERUSALEM POST Zelensky strikes the wrong note to bring Knesset to his side Lahav Harkov March 20, 2022 …Zelensky continued his practice of customizing his speeches to suit his audience when he addressed the Knesset over Zoom, taking the comparisons … Continue reading

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