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Synagogue in Zhitomir reopens for holidays

The building is the only remaining synagogue of the 54 that were there before the holocaust.Haim Lev, 10/9/2016, 9:42 AM

Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine

Chabad emissary Rabbi Mendel Deitsch was brutally attacked at Zhitomir's central station. Public is asked to pray for his recovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2016, 11:53 PM

Debate looms over Ukraine's Holocaust memorial

Senior state historian in Ukraine accuses Rivlin of repeating a Soviet "myth" about Ukrainians' complicity in the Holocaust.JTA, 9/30/2016, 3:21 AM

Rivlin stokes Ukrainian debate over Holocaust

President Reuven Rivlin's accusations of Ukrainian Holocaust complicity cause uproar among Ukrainian nationalists.JTA, 9/29/2016, 3:41 PM

Ukraine marks 75 years since Babi Yar

Ukrainians have been wrestling with their countrymen's role in collaborating with the Nazis ever since.Dmitry Zaks-AFP, 9/29/2016, 7:12 AM

Rivlin at Ukraine 75 years after Babi Yar

President Rivlin: 'We must not play a part in the sin of forgetting or denial. Leaders who support anti-Semitic ideas won't be welcomed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2016, 7:35 PM

Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs a bilateral agreement with Ukraine to regulate influx of foreign workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2016, 9:25 AM

Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 7:56 PM

Lviv opens Jewish memorial on former synagogue

City of Lviv in western Ukraine inaugurates a controversial memorial monument on part of the former Golden Rose Synagogue complex.JTA, 9/6/2016, 5:07 AM

Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemns attack on Roma villagers in southern Ukraine.JTA, 9/1/2016, 3:36 AM

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. 'We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 7:53 PM

Simulated terror attack on Kiev Israeli Embassy

The Israeli embassy in Kiev turned into a terror scene for a day - as part of a training exercise for Ukrainian security forces.Nitzan Keidar, 8/29/2016, 11:01 PM

Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, 211 new immigrants from Ukraine will land tomorrow at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 6:05 PM

Ukraine honoring war criminals leaves Jews uneasy

Veneration of pro-Nazi collaborators raises concerns among Ukrainian Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/16/2016, 9:51 PM

More Jews from Ukraine seeking to move to Israel

IFCJ has received 1,700 new inquiries the past month from Ukraine Jews about making aliyah, expects demand to grow if strife continuesArutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 10:29 PM

Ukraine battles rebels, Russian forces join them

Ukrainian forces report 64 rebel attacks on Sunday, worried about gathering Russian forces in rebel territory.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 12:00 PM

Ukraine catches 'ISIS recruiter'

Ukraine's security service announced it has blocked jihadists traveling to fight with ISIS, and detained an 'IS recruiter.'AFP, 8/11/2016, 9:47 PM

Traveling zoo set up on Holocaust site in Ukraine

City in northwestern Ukraine authorizes the placing of a traveling zoo on the mass grave of thousands of Jewish Holocaust victims.JTA, 8/9/2016, 5:47 AM

Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary's grave

Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of 'Maggid' of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs.JTA, 7/27/2016, 9:58 AM

Ukraine city names street for Lubavitcher Rebbe

Dnepropetrovsk, in eastern Ukraine, names street after Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who fled the city during rule of communism,JTA, 6/29/2016, 3:56 PM

Lviv Ghetto memorial vandalized

Vandals throw green paint on monument to the victims of the Holocaust-era ghetto of Lviv in western Ukraine.JTA, 6/28/2016, 3:02 AM

Attacks on French synagogues, mosques thwarted

Ukrainian authorities arrest French ultra-nationalist who had amassed a huge arsenal, planned attacks during Euro 2016.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 1:57 PM

Jews worry over Kiev honors for murderers of Jews

Chief rabbi of Moscow condemns the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews.JTA, 6/3/2016, 3:21 AM

Ukraine nabs jihadists en-route to attack Europe

Two ISIS terrorists from Syria intercepted in Kharkiv as they prepared to travel to western Europe to carry out attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 1:05 PM

Ukraine honors troops who butchered Jews

Moment of silence observed for Symon Petliura, a 1920s statesman blamed for the murder of 50,000 Jews.JTA, 5/31/2016, 9:57 PM

Rabbi stabbed in Ukrainian synagogue

Ukrainian man attacks rabbi with scissors after inquiring about possible employment opportunities. 'He could have murdered me,' says rabbi.David Rosenberg, 5/29/2016, 12:58 PM

Airplane lifted while still connected to gate

Damage inflicted to a Boeing 737 after its nose lifted while still connected to the gate sleeve at Ben-Gurion Airport. No injuries reported.Shoshana Miskin, 5/16/2016, 11:44 AM

Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev

Suspect fled the scene of a nightclub shooting in 2014; authorities are charging him with attempted murder.Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2016, 7:53 PM

Witnesses: Fighter jets shot down MH17

Nearly two years after Malaysia Airlines plane plummets over Ukraine, witnesses now say they saw it shot down from the air.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2016, 12:46 PM

Jewish education for Ukrainian Jewish refugees

Jewish community provides shelter, employment, and education for Ukrainian refugees. Refugees: We feel safe here.Hezki Baruch and Nitzan Keidar, 4/15/2016, 2:10 PM

Ukraine approves first Jewish Prime Minister

Volodymr Groysman is also the youngest person to have the job.Shoshana Miskin, 4/14/2016, 2:11 PM

In Ukraine, Jewish wunderkind tapped to be PM

Vlodymir Groysman is Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s pick for prime minister.Cnaan Liphshiz, 4/14/2016, 12:52 AM

Ukrainian restaurant famous for anti-Semitic theme

Restaurant near historic synagogue has waiters in fake peyot, haggling for prices. Owner: 'We studied Jewish history for 3 months.'Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 8:39 AM

Ukrainian olim: 'Israel is a gift from God'

New olim from Ukraine express their joy at making aliyah. 'Absorption Ministry welcomed us. I feel good. I feel that they care about me.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 9:22 PM

Secret Jews, survivors, Israelis in 3 generations

Mukosieiev family makes aliyah from Ukraine, tells how grandmother hid her Judaism, mother survived Holocaust.Yoni Kempinski, 3/30/2016, 4:39 PM

‘Kill the Jews’ painted on Ukrainian synagogue

Anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed on a synagogue in Cherkassy. Local police have opened an investigation.Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 8:38 PM

Gaza terrorist planned to kidnap in Ukraine

Gazan terrorist living in Ukraine accused of several planned attacks, including an ISIS attack in Israel using wireless aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2016, 5:11 PM

Watch: Sisters beaten by anti-Semites make aliyah

More than 100 Ukrainian Jews return home to Israel Tuesday; 'We came to Israel so that our children can live with dignity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2016, 7:57 PM

Ukraine investigates MK for visiting Crimea

Ukraine threatens to try Shas MK for private meeting with Russian puppet government in Crimea.Raphael Poch, 2/14/2016, 11:18 AM

Rabbi Azman attempts to ‘put out the fire’

Ukraine's Chief Rabbi Reuven Azman attempts to defuse the situation in light of MK Margi's visit to Crimea.Hezki Baruch, 2/11/2016, 10:31 PM

Ukraine attacks Israelis doing business in Crimea

Ukrainian Embassy in Israel claims it has proof Israelis are doing business with 'illegal authorities' in Russian-occupied Crimea.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2016, 7:34 PM

Ukraine MP who saluted Hitler is on Israel c'tee

Artyom Vitko, who is on a committee to improve Ukraine-Israel ties, sang pro-Hitler songs days after Ukraine apologized for Holocaust role.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2015, 7:08 PM

'Our nations share a history of over 1,000 years'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein highlight similarities between Israel, Ukraine in state visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 6:42 PM

'Ukraine stands with the State of Israel'

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko draws commonalities in Jewish, Ukrainian struggles for independence during state visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2015, 1:44 PM

Tomb of Rabbi Hillel of Kolomyia vandalized

Two months after an earlier attack, the tomb in Ukraine was again desecrated.Haim Lev, 11/10/2015, 9:09 AM

The Solution to Jewish Status of Ukrainian Olim?

New 'Maslul' program launches to have olim start conversion process and clarify Jewish status well before reaching the Holy Land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 8:59 PM

172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:22 PM

Body of Missing Israeli Found in Uman

Amir Ohana, who went missing over Rosh Hashanah, found in a lake; he apparently fell in due to an epileptic fit.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:42 PM

From Ukraine's Civil War - A New Jewish Shtetl?

Ukrainian Jewish community mobilizes at a rapid pace to build new Jewish 'camp' for homeless refugees.Hillel Fendel, 8/30/2015, 3:51 PM

Ukrainian Neo-Nazism: the European Parliament and Summer Camps

Shades of the 1930's, no change. Last in a series.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 8/30/2015, 8:04 AM

Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran

War-torn nation to seek closer ties with the Islamic Republic in wake of expected lifting of sanctions from Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 3:21 PM

From Dumping Corpses in Ukraine to the Holy Land

Hundreds of Ukrainian Jews arrive in Israel out of the war zone; Arutz Sheva finds out the horrors they went through.Yoni Kempinski, 7/28/2015, 10:23 PM

Poland to Deport Student Over Gesture at Majdanek

17-year-old Ukrainian to be deported from Poland for snapping a photo of himself waving his middle finger at a memorial in Majdanek.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 4:16 AM

From Captivity in Ukraine to a New Home in Israel

D., a Ukrainian held in captivity by pro-Russian separatists, arrived in Israel on Wednesday with a group of 91 Ukrainian olim.Yoni Kempinski, 7/1/2015, 2:11 PM

Babi Yar Memorial Vandalized with Swastikas

Jewish organizational representatives shocked to find graffiti swastikas on memorial site for Nazi victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 6:57 PM

Ukraine Situation 'Deteriorating,' 7 Killed

Ukrainian military officials warn that relentless shelling in Donetsk has weakened 'key parts' of front line.Tova Dvorin, 6/15/2015, 7:23 PM

Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 9:54 AM