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Ukrainian Jews Fleeing War Arrive in Israel in Time for Passover

With one week to go before Passover, 110 new Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel on Tuesday morning, March 24. The majority of newcomers are...

100 European Jewish Boys & Girls Celebrate Bar, Bat Mitzvahs at Western Wall

The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.

US SuperTanker Arrives as List of PyroTerror Arrests Grows

The US Supertanker aerial firefighter arrives in Israel as the list of captured pyroterrorists grows, with fires starting to slow down.

‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware Attack Strikes Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Germany

Russia's Interfax news service and several other media companies were affected, as was the airport in Odessa and the transportation system in Kiev.

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.

Bolton to Stop in Israel Ahead of Meeting with Russians

Bolton will visit Israel as the first leg of his trip, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.

Lubavitch Teacher Killed, Rockets Land Near Synagogue In The Ukraine

“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."

Kharkov Moving Towards Secession?

The Kharkov region is set to hold a referendum on independence within a week.

110 Ukraine Jews Arrive on IFJC Refugee Rescue Flight

More than 100 Jews began new lives in Israel after arriving Tuesday on a special IFJC refugee rescue aliyah flight from Ukraine.

Chabad Rabbi Remains with Trapped Jews as Ukraine Troops, Rebels, and Russians Fight for...

Jews in Mariupol, Ukraine are trapped as rebels, Russians and Ukraine forces advance towards their city to fight for control.

ZAKA Rescued Body of Abandoned Jewish Soldier Who Died for Ukraine

An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.

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.

‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

European lawmakers gathered to discuss anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe.

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia till 2016

The EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016.

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...

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,

Obama, Merkel Won’t ‘Allow Borders of Europe To Be Redrawn by Barrel of a...

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."

Israeli Consulate to Open in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Israel Police will also send over a special force—as it has done every year—to help the Ukrainian police establish order in Uman during the holiday.

Jews Struggling to Survive as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

Thousands of Jewish refugees are fleeing the horrors of war-torn eastern Ukraine, searching for a safe place as fighting intensifies.

Israel, Ukraine, to Create Rehabilitation Center for Soldiers on Russian Front

Israel will collaborate with the Ukrainian Research Institute for Prosthesis, Prosthesis and Rehabilitation in Kharkiv.

Meet Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine’s Jewish Prime Minister

Groysman is married to Elena Ivanovna Groysman. They have two daughters, Christine and Irene, and a son, David.

Rivlin Tells Ukraine Parliament ‘My Thoughts Are With My Friend, Shimon Peres’

Israeli President Rivlin told Ukraine's lawmakers in a special session that his thoughts are "with my friend, Shimon Peres."

Global Cyber Attack Disabled Radiation Monitoring System at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

Many Jews who later immigrated to Israel from Ukraine bear the scars of surgery to remove their thyroid in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster.

President Rivlin Meets Delegation from Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

The museum would serve to rectify a “blind spot” that many Ukrainians have about their country’s role in the Holocaust.

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

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