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May 30, 2022

Map of Jewish Heritage Sites in Ukraine Presented to Russian Ambassador

The locations of Jewish heritage sites in Ukraine were passed on to Anatoly Viktorov, Russia’s Ambassador to Israel by Yaakov Hagoel, the chairman of the World Zionist Organization (WZO) on Wednesday.

In light of the great risk of damage to national Jewish heritage sites in Ukraine, Hagoel shared a map of the Jewish heritage sites in Ukraine with the Russian ambassador in order to avoid as much accidental damage to the sites as possible.

The map was created following a special field survey conducted recently by the organization in light of the continuing fighting. The survey examined the conditions of the Jewish heritage sites in Ukraine.

You can read more in an article written by Zvika Klein and published in the Jerusalem Post at: https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/article-707725.