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April 29, 2014 9:50 am

Shot Ukrainian Jewish Mayor Kernes Flown to Israel After Surgery

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Mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Times of Israel The Jewish mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city, in critical condition after being shot on Monday, was flown to Israel early Tuesday.

Kharkiv mayor Hennady Kernes was hit in the back in an attack while he was out jogging, his office said. Kernes underwent immediate surgery, with local doctors “fighting for his life,” according to a Kharkiv municipal spokesman.

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  • shloime

    sadly, flying him to israel will only encourage the anti-semites’ accusations of dual-loyalty. a ukranian hospital should have been capable of treating him.

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