Wounded Ukrainian protesters brought to Israel for treatment

(JNS.org) Nine Ukrainian Jews who were severely wounded during violent protests in Kiev were brought to Israel to receive medical treatment.

The wounded individuals, who all suffered gunshot wounds, arrived in Israel on Friday and will be treated at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. They were previously treated at an emergency center at a synagogue in central Kiev prior to their transport, said Alexander Levin, president of the World Forum of Russian-Speaking Jewry, according to Israel Radio

Posted on March 7, 2014 .