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Prayers for peace: How the Jewish world is responding to Russia's invasion of Ukraine

(JTA) — Prayers for peace are an integral part of Jewish worship. Now, they are also a central part of the communal Jewish response as fighting is underway in Ukraine where Russian troops invaded Thursday morning.

Here are excerpts from the responses we’ve seen so far from Jewish groups. Know of something we’ve missed? Please send it our way.

The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism and its affiliated organizations hosted a global prayer gathering over Zoom Thursday “for the well-being and safety of our brothers and sisters and all those in Ukraine under attack.” The event featured Rabbi R...


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