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  • Visiting Kiev’s wounded in Jerusalem

    March 25, 2014 | 10:50 am

    Artem Zaptotski, from Lutsk, in Western Ukraine, sits in Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, sharing his room with a French Hasid. Seeing that I speak Hebrew and wear a kippah, the Hasid asks if he should encourage Zaptotski to put on tefillin. No, I tell him. Zaptotski isn’t Jewish....