We Stand for Peace. We Stand with Ukraine.

Stories from Ukraine and How You Can Help

As the war in Ukraine goes on, we are hearing more and more stories about how the situation is continuing to unfold. Below is an interview with Micah member Peter Van Praagh, who was in Ukraine when the war began. He gives his views on the war and recounts his dramatic story of how he got out.

You will also find links to the Jewish Federation’s Ukraine Emergency FundHIASWorld Union for Progressive Judaism, and RazomWe hope you will take a few moments to learn more about how each organization is supporting humanitarian efforts in Ukraine and how you can help.

An Interview with Micah member Peter Van Praagh

presented by the Pacific Century – Hoover Institution

Misha talks with Peter Van Praagh, president of the Halifax International Security Forum, who was trapped in Kyiv when Russia invaded. Peter talks about what he saw, his escape, how the Ukrainians are fighting back, and what the war means for democracy in Europe and Asia.

Resources: How You Can Help

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and their partners on the ground in Ukraine are coordinating to ensure they can swiftly meet emerging and urgent humanitarian needs of the 200,000+ members of Ukraine’s Jewish community.

100% of your gift will support Ukraine’s Jewish community.

Support Jewish Federation


HIAS works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands. HIAS is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and neighboring countries and is responding with emergency humanitarian assistance to those who are displaced.

Make an emergency donation to help support HIAS’ Ukraine crisis response.

Support HIAS

World Union for Progressive Judaism

In the light of the recent conflict on the Ukrainian border, the World Union for Progressive Judaism launches the Ukraine Crisis Fund. They ask people from all over the world to make donations towards the support of the Jewish community in Ukraine. Money will be spent on individuals and communities to ensure their safety and well-being.

Support WUPJ


Razom’s Emergency Response provides urgent help and support in face of an extreme and unforeseen situation in Ukraine.

Today, the sovereign nation of Ukraine has to deal with the most horrendous and catastrophic emergency – a brutal invasion. Razom is responding to this by providing critical medical supplies and amplifying the voices of Ukrainians.

Support Razom



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