During his recent travels to Washington, Yaakov Dov Bleich, the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and All of Ukraine, visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) in order to share his views about Jewish life in Ukraine and the current situation in the country.
Participating in the August 2nd discussion were Ambassadors Roman Popadiuk and Temuri Yakobashvili (USUF Board Members), Nadia K. McConnell (USUF President), Gene Fishell (State Department), Mark Levin (National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry), Michael Sawkiw (UCCA/UNIS) and Adrian Karmazyn (USUF).
Rabbi Bleich currently serves as the chairperson of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations, an ecumenical association encompassing most of Ukraine’s religious communities.
Photo: Yaakov Dov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and All of Ukraine (L), with Amb. Roman Popadiuk at the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation. [Photo by Adrian Karmazyn].