Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bliech

Armed men in military armed block access to a Ukrainian border guards base not far from the village of Perevalne near Simferopol on March 3, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

As Russian Troops Invade, Ukrainians Fear War Is Next

As Russian troops move into Ukraine, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bliech, a leader of New York City’s Ukrainian-American community and chief rabbi of Ukraine, is sounding the alarm.

03/03/2014

A makeshift memorial on the Lower East Side honors those killed during the Ukraine protests. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rabbi Voice Support, Seek Aid For Ukrainian Protesters

Black and white pictures of dozens of protesters who lost their lives were placed on the cement outside a Ukrainian cultural center Sunday, with flowers and candles holding them in place.

02/23/2014