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Jewish Federation to hold Tues. rally for solidarity with Ukraine; webinar on Wed.

Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans CEO Arnie Fielkow has announced a rally in New Orleans on Tuesday, March 8 at 12 noon expressly to show the Federation’s solidarity with the people of war-ravaged Ukraine.

Jewish Federation CEO Arnie Fielkow and Dr. Susan Fielkow. (Photo by Alan Smason)

Honorary Consul of Ukraine, Edward T. Hayes, will be the on hand in Lafayette Square opposite Gallier Hall in downtown New Orleans.

Fielkow, who along with his wife Dr. Susan Fielkow, adopted their two daughters from Ukraine in 2007. Many of their daughters’ relatives remain behind in Ukraine in harm’s way and are in daily contact with the Fielkow family, he emphasized.

“It is important that the voices of New Orleanians be heard,” Fielkow said in encouraging attendance to the event.

Meanwhile, Hayes will be a guest on a webinar being held the next day, March 9, and promoted by Federation. Titled “Let’s Talk About Ukraine,” the webinar will start at 12 noon. The Columbia Jewish Federation executive director, Ana Sazonov, a native of Ukraine, will be the main speaker.  Registration is free and can be obtained here.


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