Tag Archives: Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukraine continues pressing for Israeli air defense systems

JERUSALEM POST Zelensky says Netanyahu to consider air defense systems for Ukraine November 16, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday asked prime minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu for air defense systems, according to multiple Ukrainian media outlets. Zelensky also said that … Continue reading

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“Ukraine was careful in the past not to side too closely with Israel as it balanced its relations in the Middle East. Israel, too, was careful to balance its relations”

JERUSALEM POST Israel not at fault for Russia-Iran axis, drones in Ukraine Editorial Board October 27, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky blamed Israel this week for the Russia-Iran alliance which has enabled Moscow to import Iranian drones and terrorize Ukraine.  Zelensky’s misleading … Continue reading

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The complex backstory on Ukraine that most of us don’t know

IMPRIMUS Complications of the Ukraine War Christopher Caldwell October 4, 2022 According to what we hear from the White House and from the television networks, the issues at stake in the Ukraine War are simple. They concern the evil of … Continue reading

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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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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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“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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Ukraine’s Andriy Yermak welcomes Bennett’s mediation and wants Israel to be guarantor of Ukrainian security; expresses cautious optimism about Russia negotiations

TIMES OF ISRAEL Top Zelensky aide says Jerusalem could host talks, praises Israeli intel cooperation Lazar Berman March 24, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s chief of staff praised Israel’s mediation efforts on Thursday, saying that Ukraine considers Jerusalem “one of … Continue reading

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“Obama’s fecklessness in Syria and the Iran deal forced Jerusalem to choose survival over its principles”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Israel, Russia and the U.S. Moral Abdication by Natan Sharansky March 6, 2022 …Making matters worse, an imminent nuclear deal with Iran will give yet more money to the regime without any linkage to its behavior. As … Continue reading

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“As the Ukrainian president captivates the world with his bravery, he offers a reminder of the inroads Eastern and Central European Jews have made in overcoming their status as perpetual outsiders”

THE ATLANTIC How Zelensky Gave the World a Jewish Hero by Gal Beckerman February 27, 2022 For those inclined to see history as depressingly cyclical, the war in Ukraine offers fairly strong evidence. It all feels lifted from a familiar … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s president actor-turned-politician: “Mr Zelensky is Jewish – the only Jewish head of state in the world today (outside Israel, of course) and his election comes at a time of rising antisemitism almost everywhere”

WASHINGTON TIMES Life imitates art in Ukraine by Clifford May July 31, 2019 …Just over a year ago, Volodymyr Zelensky was a comic actor. His popularity soared thanks to a TV show called “Servant of the People” in which he … Continue reading

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