Jewish People Forced to Flee Odessa

Many Jewish people are forced yet again to abandon Odessa, the Ukrainian port city on the Black Sea. A once vibrant cultural center for the Jewish people now sees many in exile heading to Moldova, Romania, Germany, the United States, and Israel. Many of those fleeing Odessa are of an age that they may never return to see their home again.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his desire through this war is to “de-nazify Ukraine.” Well, he should tell that to Gallina Dimievitch, an 87 year old Holocaust survivor from Odessa who fled the Nazis with her parents in 1942. And now she’s fleeing to Israel 80 years later. Seems to me that we need to “de-nazify” the Kremlin.