Pres. Rivlin heads to Ukraine for the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar Massacre.
The European Union harshly condemns Russia, warning its fierce bombing campaigns with regime forces in Syria could amount to war crimes.
JDC and IFCJ are helping Eastern Europe's Jews for the next four years.
'We prayed Shacharit so well that the walls of the synagogue were shaking,' Rabbi Mendel Cohen, jokes wearily.
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch was attacked in the Ukraine in October 2016.
Palij pleaded in court that he was forced to serve as a guard at the slave labor camp during World War II.
Armed, masked men threatened to burn down the house of one of Ukraine’s chief rabbis.
Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.
More than 100 Jews began new lives in Israel after arriving Tuesday on a special IFJC refugee rescue aliyah flight from Ukraine.
Bolton will visit Israel as the first leg of his trip, according to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.
Western leaders are heading to Ukraine and then to Moscow to try to stop the war.
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.
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.
More than 200 new immigrants arrived on aliyah from eastern Ukraine, the 19th IFCJ flight since Dec. 2014.
Rabbi Moshe Azman wants the March of the Living trips moved out of Poland.
On Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, President Peres focused on anti-Semitism and its dangers to Jews around the world.
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.
"Radical extremists continue to have the ability and motivation to commit mass murder in Europe."
Tens of thousands of travelers are heading this week to Uman to pray at the grave site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
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.
The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.
The museum would serve to rectify a “blind spot” that many Ukrainians have about their country’s role in the Holocaust.
The grave diggers were apparently searching for gold, jewels and other precious items the Jews were wearing when they were slaughtered.
Around 70% of Europe's Jews say they're afraid to go to synagogue for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.
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.
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.
At least four people were killed and more wounded when a hospital in Donetsk, Ukraine was shelled at noon today.
Some in the Ukraine are calling this grave-robbing a criminal epidemic, but the grave-robbers have not been caught.
"Inside the European Union there are states and territories where glorification of Nazi collaborators and the Nazis is part of the state agenda."
The Ukraine conflict is slowly becoming one that is returning to 'Russia versus the West' while Jews die in the crossfire.