Ukrainian Christian Honored for Saving Synagogue

While Christians, Jews, Sikhs, Muslims and Buddhists gathered in Kiev to honor a Ukrainian Christian who protected a 500-year old rural synagogue, some Orthodox Christians picketed the ceremony claiming that it is heresy to 'make common council with Muslims and Jews.' Boris Slobodnyuk single-handedly prevented the community from tearing down the synagogue, one of the largest in Ukraine.

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