SACC by EJC and delegation of Jewish community leaders give their support to refugees at Polish-Ukrainian border

At the invitation and initiative of SACC by EJC and the Jewish community of Poland, a delegation of Jewish community leaders from Estonia, Latvia and the Czech Republic came to Warsaw to participate in a two-day training and to contribute to the humanitarian operations at the Polish-Ukrainian border.

Among those present were President of the Jewish Community of Warsaw Leslaw Piszewski, Executive Director of the Jewish community of Estonia Vadym Rivlin, Executive Director of the Federation of Jewish communities in the Czech Republic Michael Pelisek, Crisis Manager of the Jewish Community of Estonia Yuka Shterenberg and Elena Spungina representing the Council of the Jewish communities of Latvia. They were accompanied by SACC by EJC Head of Crisis Management Elie Kagan.

The delegation visited a refugee camp outside Warsaw, where they met with Ukrainian refugees and brought presents to children. They also visited the CMT and the control room of the Jewish Community in Poland set up by SACC by EJC, from which assistance to refugees in Poland is being coordinated.

The next day, the delegation helped EJC to fill its truck with humanitarian aid and travelled to the Polish-Ukrainian border where these goods were delivered to assist refugees entering Poland.

The delegation also received a briefing from journalist Klara Vlahcevic Lisinski about the current situation inside Ukraine.


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