Zelensky’s mother Rima is Jewish, a fact that he acknowledges but does not emphasize in media interviews.
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.
The grave diggers were apparently searching for gold, jewels and other precious items the Jews were wearing when they were slaughtered.
One has to wonder what Jews are still doing there, and what more it might take to convince them to leave.
For some two decades, the IFCJ has been helping Jews make Aliyah.
"The most potent force of militant Islam is the Iranian regime. It is devouring one nation after the other."
"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."
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.
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 will visit Israel as the first leg of his trip, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.
The museum would serve to rectify a “blind spot” that many Ukrainians have about their country’s role in the Holocaust.
Rabbi Moshe Azman wants the March of the Living trips moved out of Poland.
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."
Several days before, a swastika was drawn on the menorah.
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.
The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.
Russia's Interfax news service and several other media companies were affected, as was the airport in Odessa and the transportation system in Kiev.
"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."
Palij pleaded in court that he was forced to serve as a guard at the slave labor camp during World War II.
This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.
Ukrainian has police announced that apparently the murder resulted from a criminal enterprise.
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.
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.
Groysman was the first Jew to occupy a high political office when he was elected as House Speaker in 2014.