Liora Rez is the founder and executive director of watchdog group StopAntisemitism. The views expressed in this commentary belong to the author. View more opinion at CNN.
(CNN)As the granddaughter and daughter of Jews who escaped Kyiv early enough to evade the barbaric Babyn Yar massacre in 1941, when more than 33,000 Jews were shot to death by Nazi forces, my DNA is ingrained with the call to protect the Jewish people.
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