2016 Leadership Mission to Ukraine Daily Digest #1: Meeting Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko
September 28, 2016 --On Tuesday, the NCSEJ 2016 Leadership Mission to Ukraine began its first day's mission in Kyiv by meeting with Mayor Vitali Klitschko.
Mayor Klitschko discussed his plans for developing a museum at the Babi Yar Memorial site to commemorate the victims killed there during World War II. He also outlined his vision for the future of the city.
(l-r) NCSEJ Chairman Daniel Rubin and CEO Mark B. Levin meet with Mayor Klitschko.
NCSEJ Vice-President Martin Goldstein presents a ceremonial kiddush cup to Mayor Klitschko.
Members of the Leadership Mission delegation with Mayor Klitschko.
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