“Will we respond publicly as Jews in this perilous hour? The answer is in your hands. On behalf of the Jewish and non-Jewish citizens of Ukraine, I call on you to fulfill the commandment of Purim.” - Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove
Dr. Richard Haass
Dr. Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations, breaks down the latest events in the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, its impact on the region, and its ripple effects throughout the world.
Alisa “Tzipi” Zilbershtein
Alisa “Tzipi” Zilbershtein, who has lived in Kyiv, Ukraine, shares her insights on the Jewish community in Ukraine during the crisis and how we can support Masorti Olami communities there.
Ariel Zwang and JDC
JDC CEO Ariel Zwang speaks about the growing humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and the support that the JDC Emergency Fund is providing.
Danielle Butin and Afya
Afya CEO Danielle Butin discusses the organization’s mission to provide medical supplies to field hospitals in need.
Talks at Home
We are sharing resources for you to use at home to talk to your child(ren) about the war in Ukraine.
The Congregational School team and our clergy are also happy to find a time to speak if you are looking for additional guidance.
Watch & Learn
As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict develops, we hope that these vides from our clergy and others can help you stay part of the conversation.
Rabbi Cosgrove’s Sermon: "Our Esther Moment"
Rabbi Witkovsky’s Sermon: "Forest of Ukraine"
Ukraine Briefing with Dr. Richard Haass and Rabbi Cosgrove
A Prayer from the Synagogue in Odessa, Ukraine
WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
We are here to support and comfort you as we navigate these challenging times. For any questions or support, contact Rabbi Zuckerman.