Thursday, November 8, 2007
Uman Emergency - R' Brody's Full Update & What You Can Do About It
Rabbi Lazer Brody has the full story on what is going on with the corrupt Ukranian government officials that is threatening Jewish ownership and control of the Shul and area by Rebbe Nachman's kever in the Ukraine. You must read this and then please, contact your Senators, congressman, and the President to ask them to please intervene with the Ukranian government to save Uman! Regardless of where you live, you can contact them at the following links.
Use THIS LINK to find and contact your Congressman in the House of Representatives.
And CLICK HERE to e-mail or call your Senator about this.
And CLICK HERE to e-mail, call or write the President of the U.S. to ask him to intervene in this scandalous matter with the Ukranian government.
UPDATE: Here are the specific names that you should either contact or ask your representatives to contact. This is from R' Akiva at Mpaths.com.
Ukrainian Ambassador to the United States:
Dr. Oleh SHAMSHUR, "Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary"
Mr. Olexandr ALEKSANDROVYCH, Embassy Minister-Counselor on Economic,
_Cultural_, and Informational issues.
Dr. Olexandr SCHERBA, Embassy Political Department - Counselor to
Congress & _Jewish organizations_.
Contact info: Ukrainian Embassy to the United States -
The US Congressional Ukrainian
Caucus in Congress are particularly good people to write to about this.
"The Congressional Ukrainian Caucus was founded in the House of
Representatives. At first it comprised about two dozens of
congressmen. Under able leadership of the co-chairs – Curt Weldon,
Marcy Kaptur, Sander Levin and Roscoe Bartlett it grew up to over 40
members from 12 states."
The United States Congressional Ukrainian Caucus -
Kaptur, Marcy (D-OH), Co-Chair
Levin, Sander (D-MI), Co-Chair
Bartlett, Roscoe (R-MD), Co-Chair
Gerlach, Jim (R-PA), Co-Chair
Andrews, Robert (D-NJ)
Berman, Howard (D-CA)
Bilirakis, Gus (R-FL)
Brown, Corrine (D-FL)
Crowley, Joseph (D-NY)
Davis, Danny (D-IL)
Diaz-Balart, Lincoln (R-FL)
Dogget, Lloyd (D-TX)
Engel, Eliot (D-NY)
English, Philip (R-PA)
Fossella, Vito (R-NY)
Guttierez, Luis (D-IL)
Hastings, Alcee (D-FL)
Hinchey, Maurice (D-NY)
Holden, Tim (D-PA)
Issa, Darrell (R-CA)
Kildee, Dale (D-MI)
Knollenberg, Joe (R-MI)
Kucinich, Dennis (D-OH)
Langevin, James R. (D-RI)
Lantos, Tom ( D-CA)
Lipinski, Dan (D-IL)
Lowey, Nita (D-NY)
McCotter, Thaddeus (R-MI)
McNulty, Michael (D-NY)
Miller, Candice (R-MI)
Pallone, Frank (D-NJ)
Pascrell, William (D-NJ)
Pelosi, Nancy (D-CA)
Rangel, Charles (D-NY)
Rothman, Steven (D-NJ)
Schakowsky, Jan (D-IL)
Schwartz, Allyson (D-PA)
Sherman, Brad (D-CA)
Slaughter, Louise McIntosh (D-NY)
Smith, Chris (R-NJ)
Walsh, Jim (R-NY)
Waxman, Henry (D-CA)
Weiner, Anthony (D-NY)
Wexler, Robert (D-FL)
Wilson, Joe (R-SC)
(List courtesy of the office of US Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur.)
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