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German ambassador meets Kiev Jews

The German ambassador to Ukraine met with Jews in Kiev.

 

During a meeting Tuesday at the Kinor Jewish Community Center, Ambassador Rayngard Shefers spoke about the emigration of 240,000 Jews from the countires of the former Soviet Union, including Ukraine, to Germany and about their integration into German society.

 

The ambassador said there was a renaissance within the German Jewish community, supported by the German government’s financial support to help restore synagogues and reinvigorate other areas of Jewish life in the country.

 

 

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