You may know radon as that radioactive gas that can cause cancer. Well, people from all over the former Soviet Union head to Khmilnyk, Ukraine to sit in baths of the stuff to treat their health problems.
A wave of migrants from the Mediterranean meets a hostile reception from many Americans. The migrants are seen as alien in religion, culture, politics, law. So different in fact that some Americans argue that they can never be assimilated. They are the Italians, in the 1890s.
It's a disturbing time for Jews in Europe right now. But the conflict in Ukraine seems to be making that country a little more welcoming to its Jewish citizens, even as they continue leaving the country in large numbers.
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