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WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of...

"Petilura was anything but an honest man. He was a cruel barbarian, indisputably responsible for pogroms in which 35,000-40,000 Jews were murdered."

Son of Chabad Chief Rabbi of Russia Moves to Annexed Crimea

The new rabbi believes there are as many as 15,000 Jews in Crimea, waiting for his outreach program, even though to date he has encountered only about 100.

NY Members of Congress Push to Deport Former Nazi Guard

Palij pleaded in court that he was forced to serve as a guard at the slave labor camp during World War II.

‘Alarmed’ Russian FM Urging Direct Israel-PA Talks

The Russian top diplomat reminded his audience of the PLO's failure to embrace Israeli generous offers in Camp David and Annapolis in the US.

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.

Global Cyber Attack Disabled Radiation Monitoring System at Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

Many Jews who later immigrated to Israel from Ukraine bear the scars of surgery to remove their thyroid in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster.

Ambassador Haley: UNHRC Must Stop Wrongly Singling Out Israel Or We’ll Quit

Haley has stated that she plans to make her recommendations to the President on staying in or quitting the UNHRC based on her discussions in Geneva.

Rivlin to Ukraine PM: New Era of Understanding Requires Acknowledging Terrifying Past

Between 1941 and 1945, an estimated 950,000 Jewish civilians were killed as part of Nazi extermination policies, with widespread collaboration from the Ukrainian population.

Jewish Man Attacked With Ax in Ukraine

Multiple sources in Dnipro are describing the Ukrainian attacker as someone with a violent past and a history of mental-health issues.

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.

The Only Remaining People Under Military Occupation in the World

Mahmoud Abbas shamelessly lied to the President of the United States in front of the entire world.

Chabad Emissary Dies From His Wounds

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

Moscow Jews Planning Biggest Ever Festival Since Invention of Borsht

The Limmud FSU conference, April 20-23, expects to draw more than 2,500, including Russa's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked.

When your Car Breaks Down in Omsk, Take It to ‘Zhyd’ Garage

'If this name is a mistake and it was picked out of ignorance, then it needs to be corrected,' declared a SuperOmsk editorial by Stepan Bonkovsky, a Deputy of the Regional Legislative Assembly.

New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.

Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Hasidic Village of New Square With Swastikas, Hate Messages

This is not the first time New Square has been targeted by anti-Semitic vandals. There's been no arrest in the prior attack.

East Ukraine Jews Again Facing Daily Artillery Barrages

'We prayed Shacharit so well that the walls of the synagogue were shaking,' Rabbi Mendel Cohen, jokes wearily.

‘Peace Only Possible When All Parties Believe They’re Losing’

“I think peace is only possible, when none of the parties to the conflict think they can win. "

Russia’s Lavrov Says Moscow Seeks ‘Pragmatic Relations’ With USA

Israeli Defense Minister Liberman met with Russia's FM Lavrov on the sidelines of the conference.

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