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Ukraine’s Jewish Children Still Have A School…

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

“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

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...

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

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.

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