NCSJ Weekly
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NEWS ....

May 9, 2014

TO: NCSJ Leadership and Interested Parties

FROM: Stephen M. Greenberg, Chairman;
Alexander Smukler, NCSJ President;
Mark B. Levin, NCSJ Executive Director

For the latest developments in Ukraine, including the situation in the Jewish communities in Mariupol, Slavyansk, and Kharkiv please see NCSJ Ukraine Update #27 (at

I would like to remind you to be cautious when reading inflammatory articles about events in Ukraine. Unfortunately, many in the media have been taken advantage of by groups and individuals promoting their own agenda.

I hope that you are finding our updates useful. NCSJ is committed to providing accurate information on the crisis in Ukraine, and is in contact with reliable government and community sources, both inside and outside the region. NCSJ verifies every report of an incident before sharing information with our members.

If you have any questions or concerns about information you are getting on the developments in Ukraine, please contact us at


Mark B. Levin
Executive Director

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About NCSJ

NCSJ: Advocates on Behalf of Jews in Russia, Ukraine, the Baltic States & Eurasia, founded in 1971, represents the organized American Jewish community in monitoring and advocating on behalf of the estimated 1.5 million Jews living in the 15 successor states of the former Soviet Union.

phone: 202-898-2500

NCSJ is a beneficiary of The Jewish Federations of North America and the National Federation/Agency Alliance through its network of Federations.