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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

Jewish Celebrities Share Passover Photos on Social Media

A number of Jewish celebrities took to social media over the weekend to share pictures from their Passover Seders and...

Irish Pro-Israel Groups Condemn BDS Boycott of Eurovision Song Contest

JNS.org - Several top Irish pro-Israel groups and leaders have signed an open letter...

Features

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...

Bubbe’s Passover, Circa 2019: Feeding the Soul While Staying Healthy

JNS.org - Sweet gefilte fish with a dollop of eye-watering horseradish. Fluffy matzah...

World

University of Maryland Students Reject BDS Following Five-Hour Passover Hea...

Student leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park, rejected a resolution supporting the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Considers Relaxing Ownership Limits for Foreign Investors

Saudi Arabia’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is considering relaxing a 49 percent limit for foreign strategic investors in shares of listed companies due to increased demand, its chairman said on...

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