In Knesset address, Zelensky takes heat for Holocaust comparisons; Israelis protest for aid to Ukraine

The plenum hall of the Israeli parliament on the opening of the 22nd Knesset, Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem, on October 03, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** פתיחת הכנסת מליאה
Zelensky’s tone—defiant, emotional, reproving—was consistent with his addresses to other national bodies, each speech tailored to strike a national nerve … In his video address to the Israeli Knesset on Sunday evening, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked Israel for its support but criticized Israel for not taking a tougher stance against Russia. However, it was his comparison of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to the Holocaust that roused the ire of Israeli lawmakers on both sides

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