April 16, 2014

Russia or Ukraine: Israel Struggles to Choose

David Landau, Haaretz

The Associated Press

Ukrainians were among the most infamous Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust. Jews suffering then would have found it impossible to imagine that an independent and tough Jewish state, 60 years later, would kowtow to Ukraine and turn its back on Russia. Those Jews were waiting desperately for the Red Army to rescue them. Russia under Stalin was no great benefactor of Jews. But it was the country that, paying a vast price in dead and injured, stopped Hitler.

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