the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky visited the Kherson synagogue Chabad, which the vandals tried to burn, the press service of the President. It is specified that during the visit Zelensky and said that the country’s very low level of anti-Semitism, and all attempts of its manifestations is prevented.
within the working visit to Kherson region Zelensky met with the chief Rabbi of Kherson and Kherson region Joseph Isaac wolf and looked at the renovated part of the synagogue. For fast erection of arson Zelensky gave the head of the regional police Department letters of appreciation and noted that all Ukrainian citizens are “protected state” and that it will appreciate at the international level.
Earlier, the Ambassador of Israel Joel lion said that in Ukraine there is a “rise of anti-Semitism” and urged to consolidate the definition of anti-Semitism in the legislation.
the Synagogue in Kherson tried to set fire April 20. According to an eyewitness, the man set fire to a bottle of flammable liquid and threw it on the threshold of the building at the street Theatre and disappeared. The fire did not happen, because the fluid is not broke. In may, militiamen detained the suspect.