Ukrainian servicemen help a local resident during an evacuation from a flooded area in Kherson, Ukraine, June 8, 2023. (Photo/JTA-Genya Savilov-AFP via Getty Images)

Will flooding force Kherson's last Jews to leave?

(JTA) — Intense flooding caused by the collapse of the Kakhovka dam in eastern Ukraine is threatening to force most of the remaining 600-700 Jews in the Kherson area to leave, according to the city’s chief rabbi. Rabbi Yosef Wolff told the Times of Israel that about 80% of the region’s Jews had already left before…
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