As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: February 25th, 2015News & Views → News Briefs
Lithuania decides to restore mandatory military service for males ages 19-27, as Ukraine fights to keep its independence.
Posted on: February 17th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Chabad
The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.
Posted on: February 13th, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Chabad
“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."
Posted on: February 12th, 2015News & Views → Global → Europe
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday morning he has agreed to a cease-fire brokered by France and Germany to end the 10-month stand-off in Ukraine. The deal is amends the cease-fire agreement last September that failed. Each side has agreed to retract heavy weapons, release all prisoners and allow more autonomy to separatists in eastern […]
Posted on: February 10th, 2015News & Views → Global → Europe → Germany
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say they "won't allow the borders of Europe to be redrawn by the barrel of a gun."
Posted on: February 5th, 2015News & Views → Global → Europe → France
Western leaders are heading to Ukraine and then to Moscow to try to stop the war.
Posted on: February 4th, 2015News & Views → News Briefs
At least four people were killed and more wounded when a hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine was shelled at noon today.
Posted on: January 22nd, 2015News & Views → Jewish → Chabad
Thousands of Jewish refugees are fleeing the horrors of war-torn eastern Ukraine, searching for a safe place as fighting intensifies.
Posted on: December 3rd, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The accident happened at a 1000-megawatt reactor which plays a role in supplying electricity to the country.
Posted on: September 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Holidays
The city of Uman has fined its Jewish community $15,000 for the erecting an unlicensed tent city to greet pilgrims for the Rosh HaShana holiday.
Posted on: August 28th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Jews in Mariupol, Ukraine are trapped as rebels, Russians and Ukraine forces advance towards their city to fight for control.
Posted on: July 17th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, carrying 295 passengers, crashed in eastern Ukraine Thursday, and possibly was shot down.
Posted on: June 22nd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Jewish Agency head Sharansky: 5,000 Jews to make Aliyah from France by the end of the year, or one percent of the French Jewish community.
Posted on: June 3rd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Armed, masked men threatened to burn down the house of one of Ukraine’s chief rabbis.
Posted on: May 30th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Israel’s ambassador to the Ukraine, Reuven Din El, called the leaks “harmful and dangerous politically, operationally and to our image,” and make Ukrainian Jews subject to charges of dual loyalty.
Posted on: May 29th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Ukraine rebels are holding four European observers hostage, and shot down a gov't helicopter, killing 14.
Posted on: May 22nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Eight Ukraine security officers are dead and 18 hurt in clashes ahead of presidential elections.
Posted on: May 19th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The Kharkov region is set to hold a referendum on independence within a week.
Posted on: May 6th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.
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