Israel to provide martial arts classes for Ukrainian Jews

The classes will be organized by Kiev Jewish community leader Alesander Levin and the Russian-speaking Jewish Forum, and training will be provided by former security experts.

Israel to provide martial arts classes for Ukrainian Jews

World Bulletin / News Desk

Israel is preparing to give Jews living in the Ukrainian capital Kiev martial arts training.

According to a report in Israel's Haaretz newspaper, Israel will send specialists to teach self-defence skills to Ukrainian Jews, who the newspaper claims to be stuck in the line of fire between the Ukrainian government and Russian

The report also claims that far-right members on both sides have been increasingly targeting the Jewish community in anti-Semitic messages sprayed on to city walls.

The classes will be organized by Kiev Jewish community leader Alesander Levin and the Russian-speaking Jewish Forum, and training will be provided by former security experts.

The project has been named 'Ozma', which is Hebrew for 'strength'.

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