Ukranian Jews are producing zhug in the hopes of meeting communal needs amid a slowing economy
On December 19th, 1919, Ruslan, carrying 600 travelers from Odessa, docked at the port of Jaffa. It has been dubbed “the Israeli Mayflower,” because many of its passengers entered Israel's pantheon.
The gunman, identified as Seth Aaron Ator, 36, carried out the shooting spree in the neighboring cities of Midland and Odessa
‘Fake news” is not a new concept. Ze’ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky, whose yahrzeit, or death anniversary, is today, the 29th of the Hebrew month Tammuz 1940, was a victim.
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.
Communications Minister Ayoub Kara flew to Ukraine last week after local media reports said Jabotinsky’s childhood home, built in 1880 on Odessa’s historic Jewish Street, was in danger.
The Odessa Festival was comprised of 10 events; all original works.