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Russia’s Chief Rabbi Slams Ukrainian Jews for Meddling

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Chief Rabbi Lazar with President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Times of Israel – Berel Lazar, a chief rabbi of Russia, criticized Ukrainian Jewish leaders for condemning Moscow’s actions in Ukraine.

“The Jewish community should not be the one sending messages to President Barack Obama about his policy or to President Putin or to any other leader,” Lazar said Monday during a joint interview with JTA and The Jewish Chronicle of London. “I think it’s the wrong attitude.”

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