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January 24, 2016 11:14 am

Orthodox Jew in Ukraine Fights With Militias Against Pro-Russian Insurgents

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Asher Cherkasskiy, an Orthodox Jew in Ukraine who joined the anti-Russia militias. Photo: Facebook.

Asher Cherkasskiy, an Orthodox Jew in Ukraine who joined the anti-Russia militias. Photo: Facebook.

Asher Cherkasskiy lived a modest life in peaceful southern Ukraine, observing Orthodox Jewish custom and putting his three children through religious school.

But when war against pro-Russian insurgents broke out in 2014, everything changed.

Read full story at AFP.

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