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 http://conta.cc/1jpPAVq).
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
for NCSJ's Weekly News Update.
NCSJ: Advocates on Behalf of Jews in Russia,
Ukraine, the Baltic States & Eurasia, founded
represents the organized American Jewish
in monitoring and advocating on behalf of the
estimated 1.5 million Jews living in the 15
states of the former Soviet Union.
NCSJ is a beneficiary of The
Federations of North America and the National
through its network of