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At Manhattan's only Russian dual-language school, Jewish parents stand in solidarity with Ukraine

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Jewish parents at P.S. 145, the only public school in Manhattan with a Russian dual-language program, are speaking out against the war in Ukraine.

PTA co-president Sasha Stashwick said that it was important the school makes it clear that its families do not stand for this war. “We all stand together as a Russian-speaking community,” Stashwick told The New York Jewish Week. “What’s happening in Ukraine, it’s not acceptable.”

She added that while Ukrainian people are the victims, it’s important to recognize that Russian-Americans should not be unfairly treated in...


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