Regional honor for Ukrainian rabbi



The chief rabbi of Dnepropetrovsk received a top Ukrainian regional honor.

Rabbi Shmuel Kaminetzky, the spiritual leader of the Dnepropetrovsk region, received an award from the governor of the Dnepropetrovsk regional administration, Victor Bondar, for “his prominent contribution to the overall development of the region, interfaith and interethnic accord, and for fostering a united and solid Jewish community.”

Dnepropetrovsk features one of the stronger Jewish communities in Ukraine.

“Contributing to a stronger Ukraine, the Dnepropetrovsk region may serve as a model in terms of harmony that exists here between different religious persuasions and national cultures,” Rabbi Kaminetzky said.


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