Edelstein was born in Chernivtsi in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), Matviyenko was also born in Ukraine, but started her political career in Leningrad.
Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has offered a cash payment to Jews from Ukraine to move to Israel. The Jewish Agency criticizes the program.
Ukraine's "Rada" (parliament) considers using the Israeli Knesset attendance board model to monitor lawmaker participation.
Russia's Pres. Putin and US Pres. Obama are set to meet at the UN General Assembly but their agendas appear to be quite different.
An Israeli man has gone missing while visiting the grave site of Rabbi Nachman in Uman during Rosh Hashana.
New immigrants came to Israel from 97 countries.
The EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016.
"It is indisputable that the dominant factor behind Aliyah to Israel from Western Europe is anti-Semitism."
Jewish children and their families in Lugansk were witness to a Passover a miracle this year.
A small plane departing for Russia burst into flames just before takeoff at noon Wednesday at Ben Gurion Intl Airport.
With one week to go before Passover, 110 new Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel on Tuesday morning, March 24. The majority of newcomers are...
More than 100 Jews began new lives in Israel after arriving Tuesday on a special IFJC refugee rescue aliyah flight from Ukraine.
An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.
Lithuania decides to restore mandatory military service for males ages 19-27, as Ukraine fights to keep its independence.
The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.
“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."
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...
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."
Western leaders are heading to Ukraine and then to Moscow to try to stop the war.