Begin proposes bare-bones ‘Jewish State bill’
Cruz calls Obama's Cuba embassy decision 'a slap in the face to Israel'
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"Today, as Christian organizations help us save Jewish lives every day in Ukraine, it is particularly important to show our appreciation," Natan Sharansky says.
By ARIEL COHEN
Immigrants escaping the fighting in Ukraine could require extended stays in absorption centers to deal with the issues brought about by surviving war.
By SAM SOKOL
Ukraine’s Jews are responsible for the Euromaidan revolution that ousted their country’s pro-Russian president last year, a senior rebel leader told an audience at a Russian university last week.
The JDC said it is currently offering help to around 2800 displaced Jews in Ukraine.
While anti-Semitic vandalism has risen in Ukraine over 2014, the overall level of anti-Semitic incidents lags far behind western European nations like Belgium and France.
Only about a quarter of the city's Jewish community remains after more than 10 thousand left their homes in 2013.
Museum expresses deep concern over two bills passed by the Ukrainian parliament in April.
“We are taking care of about 2,500 people that need help to stabilize their situation,” senior ministry source tells 'Post.'
Popular targets for vandals recorded in report were synagogues and Holocaust memorials, including Kiev’s Babi Yar.
More than three quarters of Donetsk’s prewar Jewish population has fled.
Speaking by phone, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich thanked EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor for the grant.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center condemned Ukraine’s recognition of the group as well as a second bill that equated communist and Nazi crimes.
Recently, the head of the European Jewish Congress said there are three million Jews in Europe; Demographers beg to differ.
In Kiev, internally displaced people will gather from across the country for Seders specially geared toward the exiles.
JAFI accuses charity of unfairly luring olim with cash; group counters with accusation of sabotage.
Only around 40 percent of pre-war inhabitants remain in village, rockets fired from across river force rest out.
Reporter makes Journey with Ukranian Jews set to make aliya, flee civil war.
Charity says it’s spending millions on communities, refugees; Jewish Agency blasts group for going it alone on immigration.
Internally displaced refugees in Kiev have fewer options available – and many are turning to Israel.
Head of the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies in Moscow accuses Ukrainians, including Jewish leaders, of downplaying role of WWII era nationalist leader in massacre of their country's Jews.
Donetsk’s rabbi accuses the Ukrainian Security Service of stealing the funds.
A Jewish soldier was buried in Kiev on Friday after his body was discovered in the snow in Donetsk where it had been hidden for almost a month.
Dovid Mondshine of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS has expressed interest in evacuating the Jewish community of Donetsk to the nearby Russian city of Rostov.
Two rockets hit a nine story building housing the city’s local Hesed branch but failed to explode.
Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the separatist leader of attempting to “sow internal ethnic discord in Ukraine and weaken the regime that the Russian insurgents are fighting.”
Number of casualties mounting amidst shelling by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol.
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.
Despite heavy media coverage of the challenges facing European Jewry, those displaced by the Ukrainian civil war have fallen through the cracks.
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.
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
The time has surely come for the civilized world to bite the bullet and take out Islamic State, as well as Russia's ploy for power over Ukraine.
By NEVILLE TELLER
“They are trying to hide not only from the world but from the Russian people their involvement,” US lawmaker tells Bloomberg.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Kiev has now handed the Kremlin "evidence" for Putin’s claim that Russia is facing off against fascists.
By JOSH COHEN,REUTERS
Pravy Sektor has worked hard to distance itself from its anti-Semitic reputation.
With Germany's military as ill-equipped as it is, the crucial policy of deterrence that NATO might exercise to prevent continuous Russian encroachment in the Ukraine may fail.
Britain summoned the Russian ambassador in January to explain a similar episode, when Russian bombers flew over the English Channel, forcing British authorities to reroute civil aircraft.
The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk included a cease-fire that would come into effect on Feb. 15, followed by the withdrawal of heavy weapons.
‘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
Over three-quarters of Donetsk’s pre-war Jewish population of between 10,000 and 11,000 have fled the city since fighting broke out last year.
The number of Russians arriving in Israel in the first quarter of 2015 was nearly 50 percent higher than that experienced during the corresponding period last year.
Alexey Ostapenko is involved with efforts to ship aid to Ukraine and believes that the presence of the logo of Azov militias shows the attack was nationalistically motivated.
'Post' obtains details of proposal, whose details have yet to be announced by Sofa Landver.
Approximately half of Donetsk’s pre-war Jewish population have fled war-torn region.
Eastern Ukrainian Jews escape war and return to their roots with Israel’s Shorashim organization.
By ANAV SILVERMAN
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."
For the thousands that descend on the tomb of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov, the week sojourn is a time of repentance and freedom.
One Jewish refugee accused both sides of being ‘like Hamas’ in the ongoing fighting
Russian leader said that any Israeli deal with Ukraine would be "counterproductive."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
The picturesque Ukrainian city opens an Israeli honorary consulate in an effort to promote tourism.
By MAYA PELLEG
Ukraine is keen to highlight tourism opportunities in its culturally diverse and beautiful western regions.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Ukrainian nationalist ideology was really very close to fascism and Nazism.
By EDUARD DOLINSKY
Why isn’t Kiev acting properly under the Normandy Four (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) agreement?
By SERGEI NARYSHKIN
Ukraine: 70 years after the Second World War
By HENNADII NADOLENKO
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