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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.

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.

Dead, Wounded as Donetsk Hospital Shelled in Eastern Ukraine

At least four people were killed and more wounded when a hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine was shelled at noon today.

Ukraine Rebels Hold European Observers Hostage

Ukraine rebels are holding four European observers hostage, and shot down a gov't helicopter, killing 14.

Tens of Thousands Flock to Uman for Annual Breslov Pilgrimage to Celebrate Rosh Hashana

This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.

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.

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.

Ukraine to Prosecute Jewish Colonel, 94, for Killing Nazi Collaborator

According to Pravda, the investigation into the killing began on April 18, and Col. Steckler does not deny his responsibility for Hasiewicz's death.

Plane to Russia Burst Into Flames at Ben Gurion Airport

A small plane departing for Russia burst into flames just before takeoff at noon Wednesday at Ben Gurion Intl Airport.

Ukraine Intelligence Foils Plan to Attack French Synagogues, Mosques During Euro 2016

Ukraine intelligence prevented a series of terror attacks against synagogues and mosques during an upcoming international soccer tournament in France.

Western Leaders Head to Ukraine to Try for Peace with Russia

Western leaders are heading to Ukraine and then to Moscow to try to stop the war.

Ukraine’s Parliament Considers Using Israeli Knesset Attendance Board System

Ukraine's "Rada" (parliament) considers using the Israeli Knesset attendance board model to monitor lawmaker participation.

Four Arrested in Ukraine in Attack on Chabad Rabbi

Two men and two women from the Carpathian mountain region attacked Rabbi Mendel Deitsch in Zhitomir.

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia till 2016

The EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016.

Uman Jews Fined $15K for Breslov Pilgrims’ Tent City

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.

Chabad Emissary Dies From His Wounds

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch was attacked in the Ukraine in October 2016.

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.

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.

Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

Ostrovsky was beaten and blindfolded during his captivity

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,

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 Conflict Transforming to ‘Russia versus the West’

The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.

Ukraine’s Jewish Mayor of Kharkov Begins His Recovery in Israel

Kharkov's Jewish Mayor Gennady Kernes is slowly overcoming near-fatal wounds and is on the road to recovery at Haifa's Rambam Hospital.

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

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

Global Aliyah Up 55%, Due Largely to Increased Immigration from France, Ukraine

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.

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