Skip to comments.Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Urged Jews to Flee Kiev After Attack on Students
Posted on 02/23/2014 7:13:09 AM PST by pabianiceEdited on 02/23/2014 7:18:41 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
One of Ukraine’s Chief Rabbis, Moshe Reuven Asman, urged Jews to leave capital city Kiev following a reported anti-Semitic attack on two Chabad yeshiva students in the city last month, Israeli daily Ma’ariv reported.
“I told my community to get out of the city and if possible out of the state…there are many warnings about planned attacks against Jewish institutions,” Asman said, adding, “We have been told by the Israeli Embassy to not go outside.”
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QUESTION: Is the Ukraine hiding a dark past that has nothing to do with the Russians?
That photo is outside the front of the Ukrainian Parliament building...same place where the “vote” was taken to remove the sitting President.
The Current FReepathon Pays For The Current Quarters Expenses?
That whole region has a dark past for somebody. My great grandfather was a Polish/Russian/Hungarian/Austrian Jew. Jews have been pushed all over Europe with Eastern Europe being the worst.
I personally think the safest place for Jews in Europe at this point is probably Poland.
The Ukrainian situation is very, very dangerous... Much more so than the Yugoslavian problem in the 90s. Unfortunately the United States has a president who is more interested in golfing than world affairs, and he’s likely unable to influence any of the bad possible outcomes in the Ukraine because of his consistent lack of world leadership.
Russia will probably step in at some point. After all, this isn’t some distant Russian cousin having a dispute. This is a country that was run by Russia, a country that has a very large population of Russian ex-patriots and a country who’s stability the Russian economy depends on.
All Putin needs is a clear invitation or some significant incident to act and insert Russian forces. The one flaw that Putin does not possess is indecisiveness and with the free world lacking a real leader, Obama can huff and puff and even throw a tantrum if such a move occurs, but Putin knows in the end that Obama will do nothing.
One thing is for sure, this mess will not be good for Jews or any other minorities in the Ukraine. If I were there, I would be heading for the border as fast as I could.
What makes you think they’re hiding it? It seems pretty much out in plain sight to me.
They were capos in death-camps.
Ukrainians were Hitlers henchmen in WWII
Well, the political party who stand most to gain from a coup of the sitting president is the opposition ultranationalist Svoboda, who are anti-semitic.
Yes, Jews had a “receiving line” of Ukrainians with rubber truncheons to greet them on the way to Babi Yar.
Look up Kazaria:
A key bit buried in the wiki article:
Persons of Jewish origin were over-represented in the Russian revolutionaries leadership. However, most of them were hostile to traditional Jewish culture and Jewish political parties, and were loyal to the Communist Party's atheism and proletarian internationalism, and committed to stamp out any sign of "Jewish cultural particularism".Russian author Solzhenitsyn noted: "But it is impossible to find the answer to the eternal question: who is to be blamed, who led us to our death? To explain the actions of the Kiev cheka [secret police] only by the fact that two thirds were Jews, is certainly incorrect."
Counter-revolutionary groups, including the Black Hundreds, opposed the Revolution with violent attacks on socialists and pogroms against Jews. There was also a backlash from the conservative elements of society, notably in spasmodic anti-Jewish attacks around five hundred were killed in a single day in Odessa. Nicholas II of Russia himself claimed that 90% of revolutionaries were Jews.
For better or worse, the Ukrainian perception was that Jews were heavily involved in the Communist Party and the secret police, and so blamed them for the atrocities that the Communists inflicted.
Strike that “better or worse”, I must have been writing in a fog.
The Russians are masters of propaganda and Machiavellian intrigues The West never learns.
We knew a U.S. F.S.O. who repeatedly jeopardized his life to help Jewish communities in the Soviet Union. So, naturally, the Soviets painted him as anti-Semitic. He was never able to shake that rep.
I recognize the Ukrainian flag, but what is the other one?
At least there’s safety and many former Jewish Ukrainians in Israel.
Nationalists, Bandera party. Red & black, blood and homeland!
Aha, thanks. Sounds like they could have more traction there than Golden Dawn does in Greece.
Do a search on Mykola Lebed and see for yourself.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
you beat me to a ping :-) The info in posting 16 above from wikipedia seems directly related to your other recent posts about the Western left and anti-semitism.
Did you hear something recently about the Jews fleeing France back to Israel, now this?
Whataya think? The Returning?
It would seem like a lot of this stuff will happen.
Since they could not own land, nor enter into the ranks of the nobility, kings and princes could entrust them with certain duties without fear of giving them power which could lead to being usurped by them. In their trades of merchants and money-lenders, they could only survive under the protection of those kings and princes, which might be the cultural origin of Jewish attachment for big-government.
Not very hidden.
The Ukrainians were more than happy to help the Nazis and had some of the best domestic Waffen Units and murder squads, better than even the Muslim Croatians.