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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.

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.

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.

Accident at Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant

The accident happened at a 1000-megawatt reactor which plays a role in supplying electricity to the country.

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 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.

Malaysia Airlines Passenger Jet Crashes, Possibly Shot Down in Eastern Ukraine

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, carrying 295 passengers, crashed in eastern Ukraine Thursday, and possibly was shot down.

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.

Report: Armed Men Threatened to Burn Down Ukrainian Rabbi’s Home

Armed, masked men threatened to burn down the house of one of Ukraine’s chief rabbis.

Jewish Agency Accused of Leaking Ukraine Evacuation Plans

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.

Ukraine Rebels Hold European Observers Hostage

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

8 Dead in Ukraine Violence Ahead of Elections

Eight Ukraine security officers are dead and 18 hurt in clashes ahead of presidential elections.

Kharkov Moving Towards Secession?

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

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.

Russia Scolds NATO, USA on Sanctions, Troop Movements

As pro-Russian separatists eat up town after town in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin is closely monitoring NATO’s reaction – and the White House response.

Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

Critically Wounded Jewish Mayor Airlifted from Ukraine to Israeli Hospital

Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Gennady Kernes was airlifted from Kharkov to the Holy Land for advanced medical care after assassins nearly killed him.

Shot Ukrainian Mayor Airlifted to Israel for Treatment

The Jewish mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city was airlifted to Israel early Tuesday morning for treatment for a gunshot wound shot in a suspected...

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.

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...

In Israel, Honoring Victims, Remembering Lessons on Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Peres focused on anti-Semitism and its dangers to Jews around the world.

Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

Ostrovsky was beaten and blindfolded during his captivity

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.

2 Tortured Bodies Found Dumped in Sloviansk, Ukraine

Two dead men whose bodies were marked with signs of “brutal torture” were found dumped near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slaviansk.

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,

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