World Bulletin / News Desk
Ukrainian Rabbi Moshe Reuven Azman, called on Kiev's Jews to leave the city and even the country if possible, saying that the city's Jews may be victimized in the chaos, Israeli daily Haaretz reported.
"I told my congregation to leave the city center or the city all together and if possible the country too," Rabbi Azman told Maariv.
"I don't want to tempt fate," he added, "but there are constant warnings concerning intentions to attack Jewish institutions."
According to the paper's report Azman closed the Jewish community's schools but still holds three daily prayers. He said the Israeli embassy told members of the Jewish community to avoid leaving their homes.
Edward Dolinsky, head of the umbrella organization of Ukraine's Jews described the situation in Kiev as dire, telling Maariv "We contacted Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requesting he assist us with securing the community."
Federal forces detain fugitive former police chief of Iguala, the southern city where 43 students disappeared in 2014.
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Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters were evacuated last night after a “suspicious” envelope was opened by interns.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to assess the progress of the Mosul operation
Interior Ministry says it will consider extradition on case-by-case basis
Seen as a symbol of the failure of President Francois Hollande’s government to deal with the refugee crisis, the camp will be closed in order for demolition
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Norway is considering a Pentagon request to host a small rotational force of Marines
Oklahoma, Louisiana also turn down similar requests from Russia
Accusing the ICC of bias, the withdrawal of South Africa has rocked the ICC
A helicopter carrying 22 people crashed in Siberia with 19 on board killed after suffering from serious injuries
Ashton Carter welcomes Turkey's role in northern Syria
UN releases report on use of excessive force, rife impunity for rights violations during September protests in Congo
The Canadian trade minister, Chrystia Freeland, was on the verge of tears on Friday as she announced the “end and the failure” of talks with the Walloon government.
According to Hillary Clinton, Trump's refusal to accept the election results is putting democracy "on the line" in the US...
Friday prayers performed at Rome's Colosseum in protest at closure of makeshift mosques and have demanded for the opening of mosques to accommodate the growing community