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

Manafort wanted ‘Obama Jews’ to help Ukraine lobbying campaign

Ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort solicited senior Israeli official to lobby Obama to ease pressure on Ukrainian clients.JTA, 9/16/2018, 3:05 PM

'Rosh Hashanah on the Temple Mount - let no one be absent'

At night, student Temple Mount activists hang notices calling to ascend Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah. By morning, they were destroyed.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2018, 1:05 PM

Israel sets up temporary consulate in Uman for Rosh Hashanah

With tens of thousands of pilgrims expected to visit Hasidic rabbi's grave in Ukraine, Israel opens consulate to assist visitors.JTA, 8/28/2018, 2:51 PM

Fascist salutes: Does it matter anymore?

Historian examines whether fascist slogans can be appropriate for use in a democratic state and divorced from their historical meaning.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 5:42 PM

Nazi collaborator greeting becomes official Ukraine army salute

'Glory to Ukraine! Glory to the Heroes! These words and this greeting will become Armed Forces of Ukraine official military greeting.'Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 6:28 PM

Ukraine monument to those who perished

Special ceremony in Nadvorna, Ukraine to dedicate monument to Jews murdered in Holocaust.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 12:32 PM

Israel, Ukraine, plan for Rosh Hashanah visitors to Uman

Israeli delegation meets with Ukranian government officials to discuss preparations for Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 3:23 PM

293 Olim from Ukraine arrive in Israel

New immigrants greeted by Immigration and Absorption Minister at Ben Gurion Airport. Many fled Ukrainian civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 5:25 PM

Decrease in asylum-seekers to Israel from Eastern Europe

Significant drop in number of asylum seekers arriving as tourists from Ukraine and Georgia in first half of 2018, says Population Authority.Mordechai Sones, 7/22/2018, 2:26 PM

Everyone is smart except Trump when it comes to Putin negotiations

That brilliance explains why they are all billionaires who were elected president.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 7/19/2018, 12:22 PM

Exhibition in Ukrainian parliament glorifies Nazi collaborators

Months after hundreds march streets of Lvov commemorating 75th anniversary of SS division's creation.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 8:05 PM

Ukrainian general implies Jews seek bloodshed

Jewish groups seek dismissal of Colonel General Anatoliy Matios, Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor, over "outrageous" statement.JTA, 6/29/2018, 3:13 PM

Volunteers rescue Jewish headstones used to pave Ukraine street

Jewish gravestones removed from cemeteries during World War II and Soviet period to be restored.JTA, 6/28/2018, 4:25 PM

Watch: 'Rachem' - the Ukrainian version

Vlad and Roman, two non-Jews, sang at the wedding of the Chabad emissary at the Menorah Center in Dnipropetrovsk.Eliran Aharon, 6/21/2018, 12:05 AM

'Dead' journalist shows up at news conference

Russian journalist reportedly shot dead yesterday appears today at news conference, says murder was staged by Ukrainian law enforcement.Reut Hadar, 5/30/2018, 7:57 PM

Ukraine strips assets, medals of Jewish singer who backed Putin

Ukraine revokes all honors for Iosif Kobzon for saying majority of Crimeans wanted to be part of Russia.JTA, 5/29/2018, 6:50 PM

Ukrainian mayor, diplomat slammed for anti-Semitic rhetoric

Ukrainian consulate official and mayor Ukrainian town slammed for spreading anti-Semitic canards.JTA, 5/15/2018, 12:22 PM

Merkel blasts breaches of Ukraine truce

Angela Merkel receives prize for peace, says there are 'ceasefire violations' 'every day' in eastern Ukraine.AFP, 5/12/2018, 11:56 PM

Prominent Ukrainian rabbi inaugurates prayer for Trump’s success

Leading Ukrainian rabbi hails President Trump as a 'sincere friend of Israel and Ukraine,' prepares special prayer for his success.Cnaan Liphshiz, 5/11/2018, 9:14 AM

Ukrainian president condemns intolerance and anti-Semitism

Ukraine's President Poroshenko promises swift action against perpetrators of discrimination and anti-Semitism.JTA, 5/8/2018, 1:43 AM