Netanyahu's visit to Ukraine inspires Jew to be circumcised

Read the story of the Ukrainian Jew who was so moved by Netanyahu's visit, he underwent circumcision and named himself after Yoni Netanyahu.Shimon Cohen, 8/22/2019, 5:43 PM

Netanyahu meets leaders of Ukraine Jewish community

'Ukraine has been one of the water wells of Judaism for centuries despite pogroms, slaughter at Babi Yar.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2019, 10:16 PM

Ukraine President to push for allowing synagogue construction

Jewish leaders meet Ukrainian President Zelensky, thank him for 'fighting corruption and helping the Jewish community.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 9:57 AM

PM and wife join Ukraine Pres in Babi Yar ceremony

PM Netanyahu and wife Sara, with Ukraine Pres. Zelensky, attend memorial ceremony for Ukrainian Jews murdered at Babi Yar during WWII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 8:16 PM

PM Netanyahu holds private meeting with Ukraine Pres. Zelensky

PM Netanyahu lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, meets with Ukraine Pres. Volodymyr Zelensky.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2019, 1:00 PM

Sara Netanyahu demanded to enter plane cockpit

Report: PM's wife claimed the captain on the flight to Ukraine did not greet her, sought to talk to him. PM's office: A distorted report.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2019, 2:10 AM

Netanyahu: 'If necessary, we will begin a war in Gaza'

PM Netanyahu boards flight to Ukraine, promises to begin widescale operation in Gaza if situation demands it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 6:13 PM

Suspected online dope-dealer back in Israel after extradition

Telegrass founder Amos Dov Silver appears in court in central Israel.AFP, 8/18/2019, 4:59 PM

Telegrass founder recaptured, extradited to Israel

Founder of large dope ring lands in Israel for prosecution after escaping police in Ukraine, being recaptured and extradited.Gary Willig, 8/18/2019, 7:20 AM

Ukraine nabs fugitive suspected Israeli online dope dealer

Telegrass founder Amos Dov Silver nabbed two days after fleeing police.AFP, 8/17/2019, 8:40 PM

Telegrass founder flees from police hours before extradition

Amos Dov Silver, the Israeli founder of a huge dope ring, manages to escape the Ukrainian police while awaiting extradition.Sara Rubenstein, 8/16/2019, 8:39 AM

Report: Netanyahu will try to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

Netanyahu scheduled to visit Ukraine in what some in Russian media say is a US-led push for peace between the two Slavic nations.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/13/2019, 12:25 PM

Memorial tombstone for Ukrainian Jewish community unveiled

Rabbinical Center of Europe unveils memorial tombstone on a mass grave of the Jewish community of the City of Sadigora in Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2019, 4:38 AM

Interior Minister working to reduce obstacles to Ukraine travel

Interior Min. Deri meets Ukraine ambassador to discuss entry procedures, reduce obstacles.Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2019, 4:00 PM

Why did a Ukrainian MP distribute chocolate in Kfar Chabad?

Read the moving story behind MP Georgiy Logvinsky's distribution of chocolate bars to the children of Kfar Chabad.Nitzan Keidar, 7/19/2019, 3:34 PM

Ukraine synagogue gets first post-Holocaust Torah scroll

Ukraine synagogue where Menachem Begin got married gets its first Torah scroll since World War II.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2019, 5:18 PM

Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Ukrainian court nullifies naming of Kiev streets for Nazi collaborators, mayor promises to appeal ruling.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/27/2019, 3:25 PM

Ukraine plans construction atop Holocaust-era mass graves

Israel, Jewish community leaders protest planned building on mass graves of Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/18/2019, 12:00 PM

Ukraine historian: Poland and Israel parrot Russian propaganda

Ukraine state historian says Polish, Israel, ambassadors' protest of support for Ukraine Insurgent Army 'repetition of Russian propaganda.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/15/2019, 9:30 PM

Ukrainian nationalists set off smoke grenades near Jewish center

Nationalists protesting outside of Jewish community center in Ukraine set off smoke grenades near the building.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/6/2019, 5:26 PM

Kiev synagogue evacuated following bomb threat

Jewish community in Ukranian capital receives message Brodsky synagogue would be destroyed within 24 hours.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 5/27/2019, 5:11 PM

Ukrainian lawmakers want embassy moved to Jerusalem

Nearly one-fifth of Ukraine parliament members co-sign resolution calling for relocation of country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/25/2019, 2:00 AM

New president of Ukraine: We must defend our land like Israelis

Jewish actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky says as he is sworn that his nation must defend their land like Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2019, 5:37 AM

Last laugh: Ukraine comedian who became president

Ukrainian Jewish actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky to be sworn in as president Monday, after defeating incumbent Petro Poroshenko.AFP, 5/20/2019, 7:26 AM

'Ukraine is on the right path,' chief rabbi says

Five years after the Ukrainian revolution, Jews there say it was a mixed blessing.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/14/2019, 11:42 AM

Two historic former synagogues destroyed in Poland and Ukraine

Synagogue built in 1500s in Ukraine and century-old buildings formerly used as synagogue in Poland demolished.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/12/2019, 3:31 PM

Ukrainian Jews disagree on anti-Semitism

Poll of Ukrainian Jews shows deep divisions on the issue of anti-Semitism.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/11/2019, 8:41 PM

US envoy stunned by absence of anti-Semitism in Ukraine election

Anti-Semitism played no role in Ukrainian election which featured Jewish candidate, says Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2019, 2:59 PM

Jewish actor elected Ukrainian president, exit polls show

41-year-old Jewish actor-comedian projected to win presidential election, unseating incumbent president, Petro Poroshenko by 3-to-1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 8:39 PM

Jewish comedian on track to become president of the Ukraine

41-year-old Volodymyr Zelensky, a Ukrainian Jewish actor, in the lead for April 21st run-off vote in presidential election.AFP, 4/19/2019, 7:50 AM

Jewish comedian gets top votes in Ukrainian election

Exit polls show Volodymyr Zelensky with 30.4 percent of the vote in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2019, 12:08 AM

Breslov threatens to drop support for haredi parties

Breslov hasidim demand representatives end detention of Israelis visiting Ukraine. 'We won't vote for haredi parties if problem continues.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 2:37 PM

Ukraine: Mass grave of Holocaust victims desecrated - again

Grave diggers suspected of desecrating killing pit of 2,500 Jewish Holocaust victims, looking for gold amid the remains.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/8/2019, 3:16 PM

Ukraine will not participate in this year's Eurovision

Ukrainian broadcaster pulls out of international song contest in Tel Aviv after singer refuses demand to boycott Russia.Gary Willig, 2/27/2019, 8:44 PM

Ukrainian shopping mall features huge swastika on staircase

Large swastika displayed at Horodok shopping mall on street named for Nazi collaborator who murdered thousands of Jews.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 2/18/2019, 10:44 PM

Ukraine: Anti-Semitic images painted on Jewish cemetery memorial

Unidentified individuals paint anti-Semitic cartoons on memorial wall made of ancient Jewish headstones destroyed by Soviet authorities.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/17/2019, 10:32 AM

Israelis detained in Kiev airport

Ukrainian authorities order Israeli travelers detained in response to Israel's detention of Ukrainians arriving in Ben Gurion Airport.Michal Levi, 2/16/2019, 11:12 PM

'We will continue to block Iran’s efforts to use Syria'

Netanyahu issues warning to Syria and Iran at the start of his meeting with the President of Ukraine.Nitsan Keidar, 1/22/2019, 1:11 AM

Ukraine President visits Israel, meets with Netanyahu

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrives in Israel for official visit, meets with President, PM, and Knesset Speaker.i24News, 1/21/2019, 6:47 PM

Rabbi’s death from flu in Uman has community in panic

Haredi rabbi from Israel living in Ukraine dies of flu virus, sparking panic in local Breslev Hasidic community.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 12/30/2018, 10:44 PM

Ukraine bans history book on leader of anti-Semitic pogroms

Ukraine designates Nazi collaborator birthday national holiday, bans book on anti-Semitic actions of another national leader.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 12/27/2018, 8:04 PM

Last 250 immigrants in 2018 include deputy mayors, pool champ

250 new immigrants arrive in Israel, including two deputy mayors and a billiard champion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 11:25 AM

Israel joins UN critics of Russia’s ‘occupation’ of Crimea

Israel votes in favor of UN resolution condemning Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 12/18/2018, 5:29 PM

Ukraine Jewish cemetery gets protective fence with German funds

European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative announces fencing of 16th century Buchach Cemetary.JTA, 12/10/2018, 7:35 PM

Ukraine-Russia naval clash

Russian Navy seizes three Ukrainian ships, imprisoning 24 crew members, openly using force to assert sovereignty over the Kerch Strait.i24News, 12/2/2018, 6:47 PM

Trump cancels meeting with Putin over Ukraine clash

US President cites Russian failure to free sailors captured in maritime battle with Ukrainian ships in cancelling meeting.Gary Willig, 11/29/2018, 6:59 PM

Trump threatens to cancel summit with Putin

Trump says he could cancel meeting with Russian President because of Russia’s maritime clash with Ukraine.Ben Ariel, 11/28/2018, 12:53 AM

Ukraine imposes martial law following clash with Russia

Ukrainian parliament approves president's proposal for martial law, which will be imposed for 30 days in 10 of Ukraine's 27 regions.Elad Benari, 11/27/2018, 12:06 AM

Nikki Haley criticizes Russia for firing on Ukrainian ships

In emergency meeting of UN Security Council Haley says US stands with Ukraine people, calls Russia to respect international obligations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 7:53 PM

Security Council to meet over Russia-Ukraine clash

Ambassador Nikki Haley announces emergency meeting of UN Security Council following clash near Crimea.Elad Benari, 11/26/2018, 4:57 AM

Ukrainian president proposes martial law

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he would propose that parliament declare martial law following clash with Russia.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2018, 1:04 AM

Russia, Ukraine clash in Black Sea

Ukraine claims Russian forces capture three of its vessels, block sea traffic in Black Sea.David Rosenberg, 11/25/2018, 10:20 PM

Listening devices found at Kiev synagogue, chief rabbi says

Chief rabbi of Ukraine says secret recording devices and other surveillance activities were discovered at one of Kiev’s main synagogues.JTA, 10/31/2018, 4:33 PM

Holocaust institute ends Poland trips over 'Holocaust Law'

After Poland passes Holocaust censorship law banning claims of Polish collaboration, institute moves study trips from Poland to Ukraine.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/25/2018, 6:10 PM

Despite surge from Russia, aliyah falls in 2018

Immigration to Israel declines in 2018, despite 35% increase in immigration from Russia, as French aliyah declines.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/12/2018, 2:59 PM

Russia: Ukraine downed MH17

Russian Defense Ministry reveals paper trail proving Ukraine owned missile responsible for downing Flight MH17 in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 4:22 PM

Gabbay: Investigate 'Israeli official' in Manafort case

Head of main opposition party calls on PM to launch immediate investigation into identity of official in case of Trump campaign manager.Gary Willig, 9/16/2018, 7:14 PM