Volodymyr Zelensky’s Jewish Background

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was elected Ukraine’s sixth president in April. In 1978, Zelensky was born in Kryvyi Rih, a Ukrainian city in central Russia, to a Russian-speaking family. In addition to being Jewish, his mother is also an engineer, and his father is a computer scientist. Several of his grandfather’s siblings and his paternal great-grandfather […]

Israel is going to take up to 25,000 Ukrainian refugees

Opinion by Gili Meshulam They won’t stop for a second: they watch the news and raise funds for Ukraine, which stops the world to wonder- why do Israelis care so much about the Ukrainians. Take over 25,000 refugees. Well the answer is very clear: they can identify with them. They can identify with feeling helpless […]