In Lugansk, An Icy Ukraine Winter Tests A War-Torn Community


Lugansk, Ukraine — In an unheated synagogue with no running water, a dozen Jews are trying to keep warm as temperatures here veer toward the single digits.

Jewish Honor For Ecumenical Leader

Staff Writer

Many weeks during the year, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein finds himself in rural, impoverished areas of the former Soviet Union, delivering food packages and good cheer to aging members of the Jewish community.

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