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Ukraine summons Israeli ambassador for reprimand

Ukraine summons Israeli ambassador for reprimand after Netanyahu cancels visit of Ukrainian PM following anti-Israel UN resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 10:53 PM

Ukraine: The text of the resolution is balanced

Despite PM Netanyahu's displeasure at Ukraine's complicity in anti-Israel UN resolution's passage, Ukraine stands by its vote.Tal Polon, 12/26/2016, 3:55 PM

Elkin: The hands are American hands

Minister Ze'ev Elkin, currently in Ukraine, reports that Ukraine did not willingly vote for the recent anti-Israel UN resolution.Tal Polon, 12/25/2016, 10:38 AM

Netanyahu doesn't want Ukranian PM in Israel

Netanyahu cancels Ukrainian PM's vsit to Israel over Security Council vote.Uzi Baruch, 12/24/2016, 10:41 PM

Netanyahu: Desecration of Rabbi Nachman's grave is 'terrible'

Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on the Ukrainian government to take action following the desecration of the grave of Rabbi Nachman in Uman.Chaim Lev, 12/22/2016, 12:08 AM

Nearly 1,000 Jews gather in Ukrainian city of Lviv

Nearly 1,000 people attend Jewish gathering in western Ukrainian city which honors alleged Holocaust era war criminals.JTA, 11/8/2016, 5:00 AM

250 Ukrainian immigrants arrive in Israel

250 new immigrants arrived from the Ukraine Tuesday with the assistance of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ).Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2016, 12:15 PM

American-style JCC opens in Kiev

Ukrainian capital opens its first American-style Jewish community center.JTA, 11/2/2016, 4:40 AM

Four arrested in beating of Ukraine rabbi

Police in Ukraine arrest four suspects in the beating of a rabbi in the western city of Zhitomir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2016, 5:14 AM

Ukraine to open its first holocaust memorial

Prime Minister of Ukraine has made a major announcement that could change the course of history education in the eastern European country.ILTV, 10/14/2016, 2:44 AM

Were rabbi's assailants anti-Semites - or thieves?

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine tells Arutz Sheva that motive for brutal attack might not be anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2016, 5:12 PM

Synagogue in Zhitomir, Ukraine, reopens for the 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 event

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 complicity

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 mass slaughter of Jews

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 addresses Ukraine Parliament 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 bilateral 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 historic 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

U.S. 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

Watch: Ukranian forces simulate terror attack on 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's honoring of war criminals leaves Jews uneasy, divided

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

Amid rising tensions in Ukraine, Jews 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 insurgents

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' operating in its borders

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

Report: 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 in Ukraine

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 in anti-Semitic attack

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

Terror 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

Moscow rabbi: 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 arrests ISIS terrorists on their way 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 nationalists whose troops 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 by angry job-seeker

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 sleeve

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

Read, don't war: 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 parliament approves first ever Jewish Prime Minister

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

In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

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

Ukrainian restaurant gains fame 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: 'It is a gift from God to live in Israel'

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 to Holocaust survivors to 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

Gazan terrorist planned to kidnap senior officer 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 join Ukraine aliyah flight

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 Israeli 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 threatens to sanction 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 committee

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 in Ukraine

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