Jewish State PM Welcomed by Ukraine’s Jewish President

Actor, screenwriter, comedian, director and politician Zelensky, who was inaugurated as President on May 20, was born in 1978 to Jewish parents in Kryvyi Rih, Soviet Ukraine.
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Russian Report Exposes Nazi Glorification in Baltic States, Ignores Decades of Soviet Brutality

"Inside the European Union there are states and territories where glorification of Nazi collaborators and the Nazis is part of the state agenda."

Ukrainian Airline YanAir Suspended over Crazy Landing Mishap, Flew 15 Routes to Israel

Immediately after landing, the crew requested that ambulances urgently meet the aircraft.

President Zelensky on Inauguration Day Seeks Israel’s Help to Rebuild Bridge to Russia

Meanwhile, Zelensky has learned his first lesson as president-elect in grownup politics.

Ukraine’s President-elect Meets with Chabad Rabbis

The delegation presented Zelensky with a Torah translated into Russian, and wished him success in his new position.

Ukraine Elects Jewish President Volodymyr Zelensky

Zelensky’s mother Rima is Jewish, a fact that he acknowledges but does not emphasize in media interviews.

Israelis Detained and Deported at Kiev Airport Due to Dispute with Ukraine

The straw that broke the camel's back was the treatment of the mayor of Kiev and former professional boxer Vitali Klitschko, who came to Israel to attend a conference of mayors in Jerusalem two weeks ago.

Mass Grave of Holocaust Victims Desecrated in Rafalivka, Ukraine

The grave diggers were apparently searching for gold, jewels and other precious items the Jews were wearing when they were slaughtered.

Giant Nazi Swastika Adorns Staircase in Kiev Mall, Latest in Ukraine Anti-Semitism

One has to wonder what Jews are still doing there, and what more it might take to convince them to leave.

250 Jews from Ukraine Arrive in Israel, With Help of ICFJ

For some two decades, the IFCJ has been helping Jews make Aliyah.

Netanyahu: ‘No Country Should Stand Aside While Its Destruction is Being Planned or Advanced’

"The most potent force of militant Islam is the Iranian regime. It is devouring one nation after the other."

Swine Flu Strikes Israeli Jewish Community in Uman

"We are managing here on a day-by-day basis, even with a number of very difficult cases, even a few fatalities, God forbid,... with first aid kits."

Million Dollar Scam Exposed in Sale of Flights to Uman

The two suspects, from the Haredi towns of Beitar Ilit and Beit Shemesh, are owners of the Europnim travel agency, through which they sold the allegedly forged tickets.

Israeli Consulate to Open in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Israel Police will also send over a special force—as it has done every year—to help the Ukrainian police establish order in Uman during the holiday.

Bolton to Stop in Israel Ahead of Meeting with Russians

Bolton will visit Israel as the first leg of his trip, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.

100 European Jewish Boys & Girls Celebrate Bar, Bat Mitzvahs at Western Wall

The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.

President Rivlin Meets Delegation from Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

The museum would serve to rectify a “blind spot” that many Ukrainians have about their country’s role in the Holocaust.

Ukrainian Rabbi Wants Holocaust Moved to Ukraine

Rabbi Moshe Azman wants the March of the Living trips moved out of Poland.

Last Fighter in Sobibor Death Camp Uprising Dead at 96

Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.

Do You Know Anyone Who Survived Babi Yar, Stuthof, Zhytomyr or Kamianets-Podilsky?

Anyone stationed at a camp is liable to prosecution as an accessory to murder based on service. The change in policy led to searches for anyone who served in the death camps or murder squads.

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware Attack Strikes Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Germany

Russia's Interfax news service and several other media companies were affected, as was the airport in Odessa and the transportation system in Kiev.

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."

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.

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.

Israeli Citizen Murdered in Kiev, Ukraine

Ukrainian has police announced that apparently the murder resulted from a criminal enterprise.

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.

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.

Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to Visit Yad Vashem

Groysman was the first Jew to occupy a high political office when he was elected as House Speaker in 2014.

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