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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

Mourning a Jewish Man of Laughter

He was a prankster who loved to wear purple. He was a devoted father of two young girls. His phone...

Food Scholar Adam Richman Shares Emotional Moment at the Western Wall

Jewish TV personality and food expert Adam Richman visited the Western Wall in...

Features

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses

JNS.org - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp

JNS.org - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York

  JNS.org - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...

World

American Think-Tank Defiant After Iran Threatens Action by ‘Security ...

Iran openly threatened an American think-tank and its CEO on Saturday, asserting that actions by the Islamic Republic's “security apparatuses”...

Israel

Netanyahu in Wake of Thwarted Drone Attack: Any Country That Threatens Isra...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a warning to the country's adversaries during a tour of the north of Israel...

Middle East

Hariri Says Israeli Drones in Beirut Attempt to Stir Middle East Tensions

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones that crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designed to stir up regional tensions. In the first...

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