But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future