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Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

Critically Wounded Jewish Mayor Airlifted from Ukraine to Israeli Hospital

Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Gennady Kernes was airlifted from Kharkov to the Holy Land for advanced medical care after assassins nearly killed him.

Shot Ukrainian Mayor Airlifted to Israel for Treatment

The Jewish mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city was airlifted to Israel early Tuesday morning for treatment for a gunshot wound shot in a suspected...

Tens of Thousands Participate In Budapest Holocaust Memorial March

Tens of thousands of Jews and Jewish supporters participated in the 12th March of the Living Hungary in Budapest in what is considered the...

Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Shot, Worry Rises as Separatists Seize More Towns

Israeli President Shimon Peres warns that any anti-Semitic incident should be heeded as Ukrainian Jews consider whether to leave home.

Jewish Mayor of City in Ukraine Shot in the Back

The mayor of Ukraine’s second largest city was shot in the back Monday and was rushed to a hospital where he is “fighting for...

In Israel, Honoring Victims, Remembering Lessons on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Peres focused on anti-Semitism and its dangers to Jews around the world.

The Parchment of Rebuke That Came Home

Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman examined the piece of Torah parchment, cut from a Torah scroll in an Eastern European synagogue, and used by a Luftwaffe officer to wrap his ID card during World War II.

Arabs Attack Jew in Berlin

A group of six Arabs attacked an Israeli man in Berlin, according to a report by Benjamin Weinthal in The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. The...

Historic Jewish Cemetery in Croatia Vandalized

Vandals seriously damaged several graves in a more than 400-year-old Jewish cemetery in Split, Croatia.

Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

Ostrovsky was beaten and blindfolded during his captivity

Synagogue Worshippers in London Save Family from Burning Car

Two worshippers in a synagogue on Passover saved a child from death in a burning car that exploded shortly after the rescue. The worshippers rushed...

Russia Accuses West of Starting Ukraine Crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the United States and the European Union of starting the crisis in Ukraine.

European Jews Ask EU Not to Recognize PA Unity Gov’t

European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has called on the European Union to ignore the upcoming Palestinian Authority unity government.

2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Sloviansk, Ukraine

Two dead men whose bodies were marked with signs of “brutal torture” were found dumped near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk.

Eyewitness Report from Ukraine: ‘You Can Feel the Tension in the Air’

Tensions continue to mount in eastern Ukraine, with reports of casualties continuing to stream out of the provinces in dispute,

Israeli-American Journalist Held Hostage in Ukraine

An Israeli-American journalist has been kidnapped in eastern Ukraine and is being held hostage by separatists there.

More Jewish Sites Vandalized in Ukraine

A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.

‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

In 1941, the Jews of Kiev received a similar leaflet. When they showed up the next day, more than 34,000 were murdered.

On Ukraine, Israel Parts Ways With Some Staunch American Allies

But Israel's stance is not sufficiently consequential to set off a fight between friends, neoconservative scholars said.

Aliyah Up by 14 Percent in First Three Months of 2014

There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.

British Soccer Club Owner Rents Entire Israeli Hotel for Passover

If you are looking for a hotel room for Passover in Mitzpeh Ramon in the Central Negev, start looking elsewhere. Roman Abramovich, owner of Britain’s...

Council of Europe Executives Advise Inaction on Male Circumcision

The Council of Europe has climbed down from along and weak limb by issuing a letter that in effect neutralizes a resolution by its...

Maryland Legislators Take a Pass on Railway Reparations Bill

Maryland lawmakers failed to vote on a bill that would have required the French rail firm SNCF to pay compensation to Holocaust survivors in...

Building of WWII Statue Begins in Budapest as Jews Protest

Members of the Jewish community were among the demonstrators protesting the construction of a controversial monument to the Hungarian victims of the German occupation,...

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