Q&A with a Young Jewish Community Leader in Ukraine

Q&A with a Young Jewish Community Leader in Ukraine

As many Ukrainian Jews know this year, Passover will be different in 2022. We sat down with Ukrainian Jewish community leader Andy (he/him), 27, to discuss what the community and holiday will look like in the context of current events. Andy is currently working as a regional manager for a biobanking company and recently graduated from medical school. As a former Hillel leader and current resident of a Moishe House in central Kyiv, he is intimately connected to the Jewish community of Kyiv. Throughout the war, he has safely hosted events for young Jews in his shared apartment, such as Shabbat meals and programs to preserve a sense of community and act as a support-system during this very difficult time.

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