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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.

211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

More than 200 new immigrants arrived on aliyah from eastern Ukraine, the 19th IFCJ flight since Dec. 2014.

Ukrainian Intelligence Officer: ‘Go To Hell, Kikes’

"I’m telling you one more time - go to hell, zhidi [kikes], the Ukrainian people have had it to here with you," the post said.

UK, European Jewry Stands With UK Against Terror

"Radical extremists continue to have the ability and motivation to commit mass murder in Europe."

Huge Majority of Europe’s Jews Say They’re Staying Home for the Holy Days

Around 70% of Europe's Jews say they're afraid to go to synagogue for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

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.

Ukraine Frees US-Israeli Journalist Ostrovsky (Video)

Ostrovsky was beaten and blindfolded during his captivity

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.

Final Stats Show Ukrainian Aliyah Rose 11 Percent in 2015

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has offered a cash payment to Jews from Ukraine to move to Israel. The Jewish Agency criticizes the program.

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.

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.

Vandals Spill Animal Blood on Kiev Public Menorah

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

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.

EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia till 2016

The EU decides to extend sanctions against Russia until 2016.

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.

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.

Israeli Citizen Murdered in Kiev, Ukraine

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Ukraine’s Parliament Considers Using Israeli Knesset Attendance Board System

Ukraine's "Rada" (parliament) considers using the Israeli Knesset attendance board model to monitor lawmaker participation.

Meet Volodymyr Groysman, Ukraine’s Jewish Prime Minister

Groysman is married to Elena Ivanovna Groysman. They have two daughters, Christine and Irene, and a son, David.

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.

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