Iran vote delayed to avoid influencing Israel's election, senator says
Peres on Netanyahu speech: When the US president tells you not to come to US, you don't go
Rivlin addresses UN at Holocaust memorial
Obama: Netanyahu meeting before Israel election 'inappropriate'
Health Scan: Genetic mutation affects ovaries
New Worlds: Complex metal pieces ‘printed’ at Technion
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Wolf Prizes in the sciences and arts presented to nine North Americans
The science behind online charitable giving
Israeli, Palestinian agriculture officials cooperate to curb bird flu spread
Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a start-up
Presenting: A cross between a pomelo and an orange and other novel Israeli produce varieties
Delving into the ‘Night’
Kelis bringing a taste of 'Food' to Israel - but no milkshakes, please
A taste of Barcelona in Tel Aviv
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Haifa in dire straits after Mac PT defeat
Israman an inspirational experience for all involved
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Amos Oz: We can reduce Israeli-Palestinian conflict to Israel-Gaza conflict
Security forces arrest Arab-Israeli from Nazareth for fighting with ISIS
White House: Settlement building isolates Israel in world, undermines chance for 2-state solution
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26 parties submit final lists for election
Netanyahu: No immunity for anyone planning attacks on Israel
Gantz: Border villages need better defense from Kornet missile-type threat, attack tunnels
Masked Arab teen arrested in A-Tur for attacking police with arsenal of firecrackers
Palestinian who threw firebombs shot dead, army says
'Israel knew about the Gaza tunnel threat but did nothing about it'
German judge convicts man for shouting ‘Death to Zionists’ at march
BBC to investigate presenter’s Israel questions at Paris protest march
Lithuanian Jews, Zuroff spar over Holocaust research center
Portugal okays law of return for Sephardic Jews
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American employee of Israeli defense firm Elbit mysteriously dies in Saudi Arabia
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Analysis: Iran’s human rights failure
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Hating Jews for Allah
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This week in Jerusalem
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A feast for the senses
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Iran and Hezbollah – an explosive combination
Striking terror targets in Syria - Israel's rights under int'l law
Anti-Semitism and the battle against Jihad
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Netanyahou sous le feu des critiques
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La liste de Herzog
Commémoration du 70e anniversaire de la libération du camp d’Auschwitz
Les mots valent mieux que la violence
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Chocs, cheikhs et schiste
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Obama dismisses Muslim faith claims, says he is devout Christian
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In shadow of Paris attacks, UK faith leaders sign anti-hate declaration
Pope Francis calls for Christian Unity
JNF Canada Staff Mission Visits Projects for Disadvantaged Youth
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Israel and Finland Connect through the Environment
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Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
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02.01.2015 | 12 Shevat, 5775
Number of casualties mounting amidst shelling by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
By SAM SOKOL
The announcement came days after representatives of the European Jewish Congress urged the EU to create just such an office.
Ukrainian media reported that Yehuda Kellerman was severely beaten by pro-Russian separatists.
The Donetsk Jewish community has demanded an apology from the Ukrainian media over reports that one of its leaders was brutally murdered by pro-Russian separatists.
Israeli government funds have been used for the rehabilitation of refugees through a partnership with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
Kiev promotes its war against Russian backed separatists, creating its own variant of the Twitter hashtag that took social media by storm last week after Paris terror attacks.
In lieu of not receiving 'full formal diplomatic invitation', Russia excluded from 70th anniversary of camp's liberation.
While Ukrainian leaders have condemned anti-Semitism, some charge that the government has turned a blind eye to the ascension of racist figures due to their role in combating separatists.
Latvian-Israeli activist Tzvi Arieli seeks to protect Jews of Mariupol.
Senior separatist Alexander Kofman claims he used to work in a Jewish Agency youth program.
“I think that it is just another proof that Ukraine is a normal multi-cultural society,” Ukrainian chief rabbi tells the Post.
Ukrainians "equally condemn Hitler and Stalin as international criminals."
Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko set to attend event marking the liberation of Auschwitz, come January.
Metropolitan Andrei Sheptytsky, the leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church during the second world war, has been painted as both a supporter of Nazism and a rescuer of Jews.
For second time in two months, site in Kiev desecrated with graffiti.
Efforts to uncover ancient cemetery in Lviv repeatedly thwarted.
By EITAN AROM
Daughter of novelist Amos Oz, unveils memorial plaque in Rivne, Ukraine at the childhood home of her grandmother, whose life plays prominently in Oz’s novel ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness.’
Jewish leaders from Odessa have disputed the reports of anti-Semitic attacks, stating that no such incidents had occurred and that they had not experienced any rise in anti-Semitism.
‘Pay attention to this community, because we have a big potential,’ says head Jewish students union.
Mayor of the Ukrainian city plays down talk of anti-Semitism in his country, saying some Western European nations have bigger problem.
Rabbis convened in Moscow this week to discuss, among other topics, how to handle the influx of sabbatical produce from Israel.
Government earmarks NIS 2 million for the rehabilitation of Jews displaced by the conflict in Ukraine.
Svoboda party unlikely to enter parliament - election exposes rift between Jewish oligarchs
CER President Goldshmidt said his organization “offers to the Rabbis of Ukraine to establish a rabbinical committee to save the refugees and will stand behind them.”
The region has been engulfed in a civil war between Moscow-backed separatists and forces loyal to Kiev for months.
One communal representative says he believes both sides in the current Ukrainian-Russian conflict are making use of Ukrainian Jewry to disparage their opponents.
Focus of new initiative will be on bringing Jews from the former Soviet Union, especially war-torn Ukraine to Israel.
Ukrainian embassy blames synagogue firebomb attack on "stupid people or provocateurs."
Many Ukrainian Jews are “still trying to gain some time and to postpone the decision but its also clear on all the levels that they will have no choice in this decision” to emigrate Sharansky says.
Around 30,000 pilgrims travel to Uman to pray on Rosh Hashana at grave of revered rabbi.
According to Jewish Agency stats, some 4,200 Ukrainian immigrants have come so far this year.
Several members of the Dnepropetrovsk Jewish community, including some who hold Israeli citizenship, are participating in the war on the Ukrainian side.
Approximately 250 elderly Jews being cared for by Hesed have left Donetsk; it is hard for elderly to leave where they live and come to new places.
While most refugees from Donetsk might have moved on, the Mariupol Jewish community will stick it out.
Octogenarian Ukrainians get hitched after fleeing civil war.
Communal leader in Jewish centers have all indicated they have not felt threatened specifically due to their religious identity.
Rabbi of strategic port city in eastern Ukraine says many of the residents will end up in Israel or go to communities in safer areas of country.
Eastern Ukrainian leaders say any danger to local community comes from presence in a conflict zone and not from any specific animus against Jews by either side.
Jewish community of Mariupol has suitcases ready, says local rabbi; Jews from Donestk forced to move out, look for new place to avoid being caught in crossfire.
The planes are sponsored by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews.
Russian lawmaker makes comments after US questioned Israel's decision not to take a position on Ukraine crisis.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Les réfugiés juifs ukrainiens ont reçu de l’étranger une aide très précieuse qui leur a été d’un grand secours dans leur vie quotidienne et a permis à certains d’émigrer
By YARDENA SCHWARTZ
Eliezer Lesovoy s’est donné pour mission de relever les défis particuliers auxquels sont confrontés les juifs de l’ex-Union soviétique
By ANYA ZHURAVEL SEGAL
J’ai fait personnellement l’expérience de l’antisémitisme sauvage de la région à la faveur de contacts directs avec les hautes autorités dans le cadre d’une campagne pour libérer les Juifs soviétiques. Il y a trente ans, jamais je n’aurais imaginé soutenir un jour des relations plus étroites entre Israël et la Russie.
By ISI LEIBLER
La peur au ventre, les Juifs de Donetsk craignent une escalade de la violence. Apolitiques, les représentants communautaires n’ont qu’une chose en tête, garantir la sécurité de leurs membres
‘If someone told me that these countries would become enemies, I would recommend he see a doctor.’
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
Unnamed student in Ukrainian city says he was robbed at gunpoint by 4 men who forced him to enter their car at gunpoint, after which the robbed and beat him.
Courting investors in Tel Aviv, ex-heavyweight boxer, now Kiev mayor, denounces Russia, anti-Semitism.
Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin talks to the 'Post' about cooperation in the fields of medicine, military technology, high-tech and agriculture.
By HERB KEINON
Khodorkovsy says Moscow lying and urges citizens to take to the streets and strike against actions.
Fighting broke out early on Thursday after pro-Russian separatists refused to lay down their weapons in line with the president's proposed peace plan.
Increasing tensions between separatist rebels and Kiev signal conflict still not under control; incident occurred in eastern city of Luhansk.
New president says: "Crimea was, is, and will remain Ukrainian," calls on separatists to lay down arms.
After Monday's clashes left 40 dead, fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels continues; rebels say their death toll now at 50.
New president says his first priority was to travel to the east of the country to end "war and chaos" caused by pro-Russian separatist rebels.
Ukrainians vote in first-round presidential poll on Sunday; Putin says to "respect" new leader likely to favor West.
During a trip to Canada, the prince reportedly told a Jewish woman "Putin is doing just about the same as Hitler."
Separatist fighters know him as "The Shooter," Moscovites recognize him as former neighbor who "was always quiet and polite."
Clashes break out on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Slaviansk shortly before voters make their way to polling stations.
Ukrainian Interior Ministry reports about 20 pro-Russian rebels killed in clashes with security forces in eastern city of Mariupol.
Pro-Moscow groups see Kiev promoting "fascist" groups; fighting continues in eastern city of Slaviansk.
‘Future looking very violent,’ fears local rabbi; Jewish community hunkers down, tries to ride out the storm.
Approximately half of Donetsk’s pre-war Jewish population have fled war-torn region.
Forty teens from Donetsk, other areas affected by Ukrainian civil war are currently staying at a camp in Kibbutz Kalia near the Dead Sea.
An encyclopedia of the Holocaust in Hungary shows how far the government has gone in
trivializing the country’s role.
By THOMAS ORSZÁG-LAND, BUDAPEST
The leaders of Russian Jewry flex their muscles in Crimea, recently occupied by Moscow.
By AVI HOFMANN
In Eastern Ukraine, 150 Jews are in a 21st-century refugee camp while their hometown is overtaken by violence.
"I have to fulfill my obligations to man and god," local rabbi tells 'Post.'
Office head Zissels was outspoken against Russia’s actions in Ukraine and co-signed a letter accusing Putin of abusing anti-Semitism concerns.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
The Jewish community, leaders stressed, is completely non-political and only seeks to maintain its members’ safety and security and to provide necessary services.
Community members active on both sides of Ukraine conflict, Jewish MP says; many of approximately 30,000 Jews in Ukraine's 2nd-largest city are mulling immigration to Israel.
The participants gathered near the city’s Chabad Jewish school on Saturday evening for a bonfire accompanied by song and dances while a dozen guards secured the perimeter.
Ira Forman meets with Jewish leaders in Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk; Ukrainian chief rabbi says has remained in frequent contact with US envoy.
Despite high profile anti-Semitic incidents throughout Ukraine, Jewish leaders believe incidents are Russian provocations.
Group made up of men who served in the Ukrainian or Israeli armies, or have martial arts skills.
Jewish leaders who spoke to Post clarify that evacuation would only be for children in their institutions.
Eliezer Lesovoy grapples with the unique challenges facing Jews of the former Soviet Union.
For Jewish refugees in war-ravaged Ukraine, the help from Jewish communities abroad has made an immense difference in their lives in the old country, and their decisions to move to a new one.
Lev Golinkin looks back on the anti-Semitism he experienced in Ukraine through boyish eyes.
By Miriam Kates Lock
The ‘Magazine’ sits down with Anne Applebaum, acclaimed journalist, historian of Eastern Europe, who warns: "The invasion of Ukraine was an operation planned a long time ago."
Despite heavy media coverage of the challenges facing European Jewry, those displaced by the Ukrainian civil war have fallen through the cracks.
For the thousands that descend on the tomb of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov, the week sojourn is a time of repentance and freedom.
Both nationalists and separatists pledge support and security to the Jewish community, but anti-Semitism is bubbling under the surface of each
side and it is unclear where it will lead.
In 1907 Polish journalist, critic, poet and essayist David Frishman criticized the Russian government for ignoring unrest in Odessa, translated here for the first time from Yiddish.
By JUDITH PRAIS
One Jewish refugee accused both sides of being ‘like Hamas’ in the ongoing fighting
Policy of multilateralism faces test through NATO, as crises with Russia, Islamic State, Iran coalesce.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Jewish Agency came to the rescue of two Jewish Ukranian families after rebels seized control of Donetsk airport as they were waiting to immigrate to Israel, an agency spokesman said.
The story of Jews in the Soviet Union did not end when communism fell; in many ways, their story was just beginning; it’s our responsibility to keep it alive
By YAEL ECKSTEIN
Ukrainian anti-Semitism is legendary for its crudity, ferocity, and innateness. Ukrainians’ reputation for ongoing racism and ever-virulent intolerance is equally well-earned.
By JPost Editorial
In order to appease the family and meet the social expectations of her milieu, she married a cousin.
By RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED
"I was one of a number of rabbis in Palm Beach County in Florida who were asked to speak after showing of the Polish film."
By ELI KAVON
The EU should be confronted by Israel’s leadership far more than it has been in the past, about its double standards and mistakes, which may cloud the world’s future.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
For me, an ex-Soviet Jew there's one aspect that is striking, the birth of a new political phenomenon in both Kiev and Moscow for a fondness for Jews.
By DMITRY SHLAPENTOKH