For the Kremlin, Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Is a Tool for Scaring Russians in Crimea

At Tablet, Hannah Thoburn reports that accusations of anti-Semitism toward the new Ukrainian government, including some from the Russian state media, have made life increasingly complicated for the country’s 100,000 Jews. “[U]niting such a fractured country, much less Ukraine’s competing Jewish factions, is a tall order,” Thoburn writes. “How Ukrainians respond, and whether they can overcome their divisions—real and imagined—will determine how, and whether, Ukraine survives.”

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