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Ukrainian-Born Russian House Speaker Meeting Ukrainian-Born Knesset Speaker on Visit to Israel, PA

23 Shevat 5776 – February 2, 2016
Edelstein was born in Chernivtsi in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), Matviyenko was also born in Ukraine, but started her political career in Leningrad.

Aliyah Up, Except from the United States

17 Tevet 5776 – December 29, 2015
Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.

Final Stats Show Ukrainian Aliyah Rose 11 Percent in 2015

13 Tevet 5776 – December 24, 2015
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 Parliament Considers Using Israeli Knesset Attendance Board System

9 Tevet 5776 – December 21, 2015
Ukraine's "Rada" (parliament) considers using the Israeli Knesset attendance board model to monitor lawmaker participation.

Putin, Obama to Meet Sept. 28 at UN General Assembly

12 Tishri 5776 – September 24, 2015
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.

Update: Search Upgraded in Uman for Missing Israeli Husband, Father

5 Tishri 5776 – September 17, 2015
An Israeli man has gone missing while visiting the grave site of Rabbi Nachman in Uman during Rosh Hashana.

Aliyah Rises 13% Since Last Rosh HaShanah

25 Elul 5775 – September 9, 2015
New immigrants came to Israel from 97 countries.

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia till 2016

5 Tammuz 5775 – June 22, 2015
The EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016.

Anti-Semitism Drives European Jews to Israel

16 Iyyar 5775 – May 5, 2015
"It is indisputable that the dominant factor behind Aliyah to Israel from Western Europe is anti-Semitism."

Ukraine’s Jewish Children Still Have A School…

27 Nisan 5775 – April 16, 2015
Jewish children and their families in Lugansk were witness to a Passover a miracle this year.

Plane to Russia Burst Into Flames at Ben Gurion Airport

20 Nisan 5775 – April 8, 2015
A small plane departing for Russia burst into flames just before takeoff at noon Wednesday at Ben Gurion Intl Airport.

Ukrainian Jews Fleeing War Arrive in Israel in Time for Passover

6 Nisan 5775 – March 25, 2015
With one week to go before Passover, 110 new Ukrainian immigrants landed in Israel on Tuesday morning, March 24. The majority of newcomers are...

110 Ukraine Jews Arrive on IFJC Refugee Rescue Flight

5 Nisan 5775 – March 24, 2015
More than 100 Jews began new lives in Israel after arriving Tuesday on a special IFJC refugee rescue aliyah flight from Ukraine.

ZAKA Rescued Body of Abandoned Jewish Soldier Who Died for Ukraine

15 Adar 5775 – March 6, 2015
An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.

Lithuania Restores Military Draft, Eyes Ukraine’s Fight for Life

6 Adar 5775 – February 25, 2015
Lithuania decides to restore mandatory military service for males ages 19-27, as Ukraine fights to keep its independence.

Ukraine Conflict Transforming to ‘Russia versus the West’

28 Shevat 5775 – February 17, 2015
The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.

Lubavitch Teacher Killed, Rockets Land Near Synagogue In The Ukraine

24 Shevat 5775 – February 13, 2015
“This is yet another extraordinarily difficult day that we have endured, and sadly, we have recently known many especially difficult and terrible days."

Putin Agrees to Cease-Fire in Ukraine

23 Shevat 5775 – February 12, 2015
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...

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

21 Shevat 5775 – February 10, 2015
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 Head to Ukraine to Try for Peace with Russia

17 Shevat 5775 – February 5, 2015
Western leaders are heading to Ukraine and then to Moscow to try to stop the war.

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