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Ukraine progressively restores historical memory about Jews

This holiday is especially symbolic for those in Ukraine who have witnessed the revival of Jewish life and traditions after decades of oppression and hardship.

By BORIS LOZHKIN
17/12/2020

Ukraine’s Jewish president launches image campaign to attract investors

Ukraine’s Jewish President Volodymyr Zelensky, a former actor and comedian, presented Ukraine as “a place where you can still make real discoveries; a frontier where new things are happening.”

Amid coronavirus, Ukraine ready to enhance economic ties with Israel

As part of this cooperation, Ukraine is ready to expand cooperation in the fields of agritech and water management.

19/08/2020

Israel Embassy in Ukraine sends aid to flood victims

As an initial donation, the embassy sent thousands of water bottles to to flood victims in the Chernivitski and the Ivano-Frankivsk in the western region of Ukraine.

Ukrainian senior economist says Ukrainians let Jews ‘dominate’ them

Joseph Sytnik wrote about Ukrainian politicians, some of them Jewish, that they are “sinners, advancing slavery and self-destruction".

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
31/01/2020
Passengers wait to have their luggage checked at Boryspil airport in Ukraine

7 Israelis held in Ukrainian airport on way to light Hanukkah candles

In May, Interior Ministry representatives met with Ukrainian officials and reached an agreement that was meant to solve such issues.

Ukranian parliament celebrates Hanukkah

The event is the first of its kind to be held since the inauguration of the new Ukrainian government, including Jewish President Volodymyr Zelensky.

22/12/2019

Yuli Edelstein awarded medal honoring 100th anniversary of Third Aliyah

Lozhkin explained that the JCU supports many of Israel's initiatives, and hopes to strengthen ties between the Jewish state and the Jewish community in Ukraine and the Diaspora.

15/11/2019

Washington Watch: Ukraine’s lessons for Israel

Ukrainians feel they can relate to Israel. Russian troops and enemies are massed at the borders. Many Ukrainians we encountered were worried about Russia occupying the eastern part of their country

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