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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

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Amnesty International Campus Group Torpedoing Creation of Jewish Society at...

Jewish student leaders on Thursday blamed a campus branch of the advocacy group Amnesty International of seeking to block the establishment...

Israel

Snap Poll: New Gantz-Lapid Unity Party Running Six Seats Ahead of Netanyahu...

A poll taken just after the dramatic announcement that two leading Israeli opposition parties will merge for the country's upcoming...

Middle East

Hezbollah Hits Back at US Criticism of Its Role in Lebanon

Hezbollah hit back against American condemnation of its role in Lebanon on Thursday, calling it a "violation of sovereignty," after the US expressed concern over the organization's expanding influence. After meeting...

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