“At first, he was considered a curiosity (…), because before he stayed the president Ukraine, he played the president in a sitcom. However, Russia’s invasion of his country in February pushed him into the spotlight and set him face to face with a test that few leaders of the modern world have faced, “the daily commented on Sunday.
The Jerusalem Post described both the effectiveness of media activities Zelenskyas well as his “persistence and courage”. He assessed that “the cornered leader changed the world order in a way unseen since the fall of the Iron Curtain (…), uniting almost the entire Western world against Russia.”
“While he continues to lead Ukraine’s struggle against Russia in a war that shook the world energy and food markets and awakened Europe from a relatively comfortable and peaceful existence, Zelenskiy is one of the most influential people in the world today and period, not only the world’s most influential Jew.” summed up the Israeli daily.
Who else is on the list?
He was in second place on the list of the 50 most influential Jews Prime Minister Israel Jair Lapid, and the podium is closed by the French prime minister Elisabeth Borne. The US Secretary of State was in the top eight Antony Blinken.