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April 21, 2017 11:51 am
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Antisemitic Hate Crimes Thrive in Ukraine

Just before the last day of Passover, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Deitsch died in Israel. The well-known Chabad rabbi was injured in a brutal attack in October 2016 in Zhitomir,...

August 16, 2016 10:05 am
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Rising Tensions in Ukraine Prompt Hundreds of Jews to Consider Immigration to Israel

JNS.org - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, or The Fellowship, said that in the last two weeks they have been flooded with hundreds of calls...

April 15, 2016 9:05 am
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Ukrainian Hotel Has Policy of Turning Away Jews, Community Leader Reveals

JNS.org - A hotel in Uman, Ukraine, has a policy that refuses to rent rooms out to Jews, revealed Eduard Dolinsky, director of the Ukrainian Jewish...

April 14, 2016 10:15 am
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Ukraine Parliament Appoints First Jewish Prime Minister

JNS.org -The Ukrainian Parliament confirmed the appointment of the Jewish former mayor of the town of Vinnytsia as the country’s new prime minister, following the resignation...

January 21, 2016 7:36 am
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Dressing Jewish in Public — A Call to Arms

With antisemitisim arising in France, England, and in Europe as a whole, Jewish leaders have been debating the removal of the yarmulke (skullcap) in public. This...

August 27, 2015 12:34 pm
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In the Ashkenazi Heartland, a Struggle Over Ruins and Jewish Memory

JNS.org - Walking through Lviv, a Ukrainian city near the Polish border whose Jewish population is a small fraction of what it once was, it’s not...

August 2, 2015 10:19 am
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Hope, Lost and Found, for Ukraine’s Jews

JNS.org - “Start worrying. Details to follow.” It’s not just the irreverent punch line of a joke about the content of a Jewish telegram. It is also...

July 2, 2015 1:21 pm
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Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Israel, Recount Assaults by Pro-Russian Rebels

JNS.org - Two Jewish refugees who say they endured torture by pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine arrived in Israel after making aliyah on Wednesday. Lawyer Roman Makria,...

May 7, 2015 11:02 am
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Number of Eastern European Jews Making Aliyah Sees Dramatic Increase Over Past Year

The Jewish Agency for Israel said in a new report that immigration to Israel (Aliyah) from Western Europe in the first quarter of 2015 was...

March 25, 2015 8:44 am
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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 refugees who fled...

February 26, 2015 11:28 am
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Jewish Agency Honors Christian Groups for Assistance With Ukrainian Aliyah

JNS.org - The Jewish Agency for Israel paid tribute to several Christian groups for their assistance in aliyah operations from Ukraine. The Christian groups that...

December 19, 2014 2:45 pm
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Christian-Jewish Group Sends Delegation to Aid Ukrainian Jews in Distress

JNS.org - A delegation from the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) landed in Ukraine on Dec. 17 to provide aid to poverty-stricken...

December 19, 2014 1:12 pm
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Czech Jewish Community Blasts Putin Invitation to Holocaust Events

The Czech Jewish community has said that inviting Russian President  Vladimir Putin to participate in Prague's upcoming Holocaust commemoration events is inappropriate given the "current...

December 11, 2014 3:44 pm
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JDC Expands Winter Relief for Ukrainian Jews

JNS.org - The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), which has been delivering heating fuel, bedding, and clothing to Jewish communities across the former Soviet...

Culture

Jack Black, Flaming Lips and Haim Among Those to Join Hanukkah Album

JNS.org - A holiday-inspired music album titled “Hanukkah+” will be released on Nov....

Hallmark Channel Set to Premiere Hanukkah Movies for First Time

JNS.org - The Hallmark Channel will premiere its first two Hanukkah-themed movies next month in honor of the eight-day Jewish...

Netflix to Change Nazi Guard Documentary After Polish Complaint

Netflix said on Thursday it would make changes to maps in a documentary that showed German Nazi death camps inside...

Features

How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

Trump Says He’s in ‘Very’ Good Health After First Phase o...

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was in "very good" health after undergoing the first phase of an...

Israel

As Gaza Ceasefire Wobbles, a Full-Scale Israeli Military Incursion Remains ...

JNS.org - The ceasefire put into place on Thursday morning between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror organization...

Middle East

Khamenei Backs Iran Gasoline Price Hike, Blames Enemies for ‘Sabotage...

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed gasoline price increases that have sparked protests across Iran, blaming opponents...

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