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The Dakh Daughters are a freak force of nature. Defying gravity with odd ensemble pieces, unusual sounds and pantomime makeup to pair, their cabaret show launches crowds into a galaxy far, far away.
Oleh Lyashko of the Ukrainian Radical Party came to Jerusalem as part of a parliamentary delegation led by Jewish lawmaker Georgii Logvynskyi.
According to the ambassador, Russia submits a UN draft resolution against the glorification of Nazism every year, but it keeps getting rejected by the US and Ukraine.
“We must become Icelanders in football, Israelis in defending our native land, Japanese in technology,” he said at the swearing-in, the BBC reported.
By MARCY OSTER/JTA
Prime Minister Vlodymyr Groysman is Jewish, too, making Ukraine the only country in the world except Israel where both positions are occupied by Jews.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
Jewish presence in Ukraine predates the first recorded use of the country’s name. Historically, though, they haven’t had an easy life for most of that time.
Coinciding with a “resurgence of virulent anti-Semitism in Ukraine,” as the Simon Wiesenthal Center defines it, the glorification of Jew killers has divided the Ukrainian citizenry.
Local authorities and conservation activists failed to register the building in Poland as an architectural monument.
Not only is president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky Jewish, but the fact that he is Jewish barely received any coverage in the election at all.
By JEREMY SHARON
The reports on the op-ed, which was published Monday in the Zavtra news website, prompted an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson to call the op-ed “conspiratorial and anti-Semitic.”
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
The country is also applying for membership in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.
Born in 1978 to Jewish parents, Zelenskiy became Ukraine's first Jewish president. Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman is also Jewish.
By ALON EINHORN
"The absence of anti-Semitic rhetoric during the campaign is a miracle, a stunning fact that shows how far Ukraine has come.”
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