Ukraine deports 2 Hasidic Jews

Ukraine deports 2 Hasidic Jews

Ukrainian government deports two young pilgrims who broke apart metal barriers at tomb of Rabbi Nachman in Uman.AFP, 9/10/2020, 9:30 PM
A first: Rabbi awarded Ukraine's Medal of Honor

A first: Rabbi awarded Ukraine's Medal of Honor

Chief Rabbi of Kiev becomes first Jewish religious leader to receive Ukrainian Parliament's highest honor.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/9/2020, 1:35 PM
New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

New hope for Breslov chassidim? Israeli police to head to Uman next Sunday

Israeli government sources say the delegation is flying out at the request of Ukrainian authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2020, 8:23 AM
Ukraine: Jewish man freed by police after a week in captivity

Ukraine: Jewish man freed by police after a week in captivity

Ukraine police free Jewish businessman abducted for ransom outside synagogue.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/5/2020, 8:33 PM
Uman, Judaism, Coronavirus, and Pogroms

Uman, Judaism, Coronavirus, and Pogroms

I couldn't be more strongly opposed to this mass trip to Uman. But this year, I found that I could be even more strongly opposed.Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/2/2020, 10:00 PM
Israeli Ambassador to Ukraine: Bring the attackers of Jewish youth to justice

Israeli Ambassador to Ukraine: Bring the attackers of Jewish youth to justice

Ambassador Joel Lion meets local officials, Breslov representatives in Uman, calls for justice after young Hasid attacked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 8:46 PM
Report: Jewish man attacked and injured in Uman

Report: Jewish man attacked and injured in Uman

Ukrainian youths reportedly assault Hasidic Jews visiting Uman, injuring one of them. Police have opened investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2020, 2:31 PM
Jewish pilgrim hasid tested positive for coronavirus

Jewish pilgrim hasid tested positive for coronavirus

Uman Mayor Alexander Tsibiri says he does not trust pilgrims who "sneak" into Ukraine when they say they do not have coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2020, 8:44 PM
'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

'Breslovers who visit Uman now are getting beaten up'

Rabbi Shalom Arush says 'things have gotten out of control' in Uman, with Jewish visitors attacked by locals.Michal Levy, 8/31/2020, 12:53 PM
South Carolina congressman asks Trump to pressure Ukraine to allow Rosh Hashanah pilgrims

South Carolina congressman asks Trump to pressure Ukraine to allow Rosh Hashanah pilgrims

South Carolina congressman Jeff Duncan calls on Trump administration to intervene on behalf of Hasidic Jews looking to visit Uman this year.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/31/2020, 7:01 AM
New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

New team of ministers will work out plan for Uman pilgrimages

PM Netanyahu taps Min. Ze'ev Elkin to head team of ministers charged with reaching agreement on travel to Uman, Ukraine.Hezki Baruch, 8/30/2020, 12:27 AM
Locals in Uman, Ukraine scuffle with Jewish pilgrims

Locals in Uman, Ukraine scuffle with Jewish pilgrims

Ukrainian locals yell at Jews to leave Uman, say they're acting dangerously.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/29/2020, 10:24 PM
Ukraine’s Jewish president thinks Jews especially should invest in his country

Ukraine’s Jewish president thinks Jews especially should invest in his country

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky calls on investors - especially Jews - to put their money on Ukraine.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/28/2020, 2:58 PM
Ukraine bans entry of foreigners, blocking visitors to Uman

Ukraine bans entry of foreigners, blocking visitors to Uman

Ukrainian government issues temporary ban on the entry of foreigners into the country ahead of Rosh Hashannah and the annual Uman pilgrimageArutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2020, 2:42 PM
'Never too late' not just an adage – circumcision at 80

'Never too late' not just an adage – circumcision at 80

How an 80-year-old born during the Soviet regime began learning about the rich history of his People and reached unfathomable heights.Eitan Divinsky, 8/25/2020, 10:55 PM
Ukraine restricts Jewish entry to Uman at Israel's request

Ukraine restricts Jewish entry to Uman at Israel's request

Ukraine, Israel agree to limit annual pilgrimage to Rabbi Nachman of Breslov in light of coronavirus risks.Gary Willig, 8/25/2020, 5:14 PM
Iran: Pilots were alive after missile hit Ukrainian plane

Iran: Pilots were alive after missile hit Ukrainian plane

Iranian officials report on results of analysis of black boxes of Ukrainian airliner which was downed by Tehran.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2020, 5:43 AM
Israel, Ukraine issue joint statement on Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Israel, Ukraine issue joint statement on Rosh Hashanah in Uman

Governments ask Jewish pilgrims not to travel to Uman for Rosh Hashanah this year due to coronavirus pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 4:02 PM
Ukraine to limit number of people allowed to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ukraine to limit number of people allowed to visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah

Ukraine Interior Min. Avakov says mass events cannot be held during pandemic, country will limit number of Jews allowed in for holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2020, 10:14 AM
Hospital worker contracts coronavirus - and leaves the country for Ukraine

Hospital worker contracts coronavirus - and leaves the country for Ukraine

Employee at large hospital in central Israel breaks quarantine to fly to Ukraine - after testing positive for coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2020, 9:26 AM
Ukraine to let Israelis visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let Israelis visit Uman for Rosh Hashanah?

Ukraine to let in at least 5,000 Uman pilgrims for Rosh Hashanah, chief rabbi says.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 8/1/2020, 8:42 PM
Ukraine: Ax-wielding man attempts to break into synagogue

Ukraine: Ax-wielding man attempts to break into synagogue

Search underway after security guard wounded defending synagogue from man armed with an ax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2020, 10:51 PM
Remains of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims uncovered in 2 basements in Ukraine

Remains of 286 Jewish Holocaust victims uncovered in 2 basements in Ukraine

Remains of 286 Jews murdered in the Holocaust - mostly women and children - found in two basements in Ukraine.Marcy Oster, JTA, 7/28/2020, 8:39 AM
Watch: Ukrainian bus hostages walk free

Watch: Ukrainian bus hostages walk free

Ukrainian police free 13 hostages and arrested armed man who held them on a bus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2020, 1:30 AM
Gunman takes 20 Ukraine bus passengers hostage

Gunman takes 20 Ukraine bus passengers hostage

Negotiations with bus hijacker underway after he claims he rigged bus with 20 civilians on board to explode.Gary Willig, 7/21/2020, 3:14 PM
Ukraine to bar Israeli visitors to Uman this Rosh Hashannah

Ukraine to bar Israeli visitors to Uman this Rosh Hashannah

Israeli visitors to be barred from flying to Ukraine for annual Uman pilgrimage, says Ukrainian government, citing coronavirus spike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2020, 1:45 PM
Iran agrees to compensate families of victims on downed plane

Iran agrees to compensate families of victims on downed plane

Sweden says Iran has agreed to compensate the families of victims who were killed when a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by Iranian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2020, 6:15 AM
Wife of Ukrainian President tests positive for coronavirus

Wife of Ukrainian President tests positive for coronavirus

Wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, says she tested positive for COVID-19. The President and his two children tested negative.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/13/2020, 12:23 AM
Ukrainian president: Israel a model in how to fight coronavirus

Ukrainian president: Israel a model in how to fight coronavirus

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called Netanyahu to congratulate him on formation of new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2020, 6:01 PM
Ukrainian officer who demanded lists of Jews is fired

Ukrainian officer who demanded lists of Jews is fired

Ukraine minister fires senior police officer who demanded list of Kolomyya's Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2020, 12:39 PM
Ukrainian police official requests list of Jews in western city of Kolomyya

Ukrainian police official requests list of Jews in western city of Kolomyya

Senior Ukrainian police official requests list of Jewish reisdents of Kolomyya, including their addresses and cell phone numbers.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/11/2020, 7:06 AM
Putin must ditch Assad, Iran and Maduro ASAP

Putin must ditch Assad, Iran and Maduro ASAP

Before Iran becomes the enemy on his southern border, Putin must let Israel and the US make up for his mistakes in Syria. Op-ed.Mark Langfan, 5/11/2020, 1:20 AM
Ukraine: New Holocaust memorial project ignites controversy

Ukraine: New Holocaust memorial project ignites controversy

A ‘Holocaust Disneyland?’ Historians say a controversial film director wants to turn a Ukrainian museum into one.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/4/2020, 9:09 AM
Will a Ukrainian priest be recognized as Righteous Among the Nations?

Will a Ukrainian priest be recognized as Righteous Among the Nations?

A Ukrainian priest who saved Jews during the Holocaust has never been honored by Yad Vashem. New research could change that.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 5/2/2020, 11:35 PM
Despite the coronavirus: Jews from Ukraine will make Aliyah

Despite the coronavirus: Jews from Ukraine will make Aliyah

Despite the restrictions on flights and the curfew, nine new olim from Ukraine will land in Israel on Monday morning.Ben Ariel, 4/27/2020, 12:11 AM
Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

Firebombing damages Jewish center in Ukraine

19th-century building which serves as a synagogue and a JCC attacked in Kherson, Ukraine.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/21/2020, 10:55 PM
Drunken man beats up journalist in Ukrainian synagogue

Drunken man beats up journalist in Ukrainian synagogue

Man breaks into synagogue, beats up congregant in western Ukraine.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 2/26/2020, 6:20 PM
Iran to stop providing information on Ukraine Airlines crash

Iran to stop providing information on Ukraine Airlines crash

Iran announces end of cooperation with Ukraine authorities on crash investigation, blames decision on leak of secret recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2020, 2:02 PM
Ukrainian shop pulls costumes of hasidic Jews in sidecurls

Ukrainian shop pulls costumes of hasidic Jews in sidecurls

Shop in Lviv, Ukraine, pulls costumes of hasidic Jews, apologizes for using offensive word. 'No intention to offend Jewish community.'Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 2/4/2020, 7:56 AM
Ukrainian senior economist says Ukrainians let Jews ‘dominate’ them

Ukrainian senior economist says Ukrainians let Jews ‘dominate’ them

Senior Ukrainian economist claims his country's leaders are secretly serving Israel, pushing "slavery and self-destruction"Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/30/2020, 8:01 PM
Report: Bolton book alleges Trump tied Ukraine aid freeze to Biden investigations

Report: Bolton book alleges Trump tied Ukraine aid freeze to Biden investigations

Former US national security adviser claims in unpublished book that Trump sought to tie Ukraine aid to his requests for Biden investigation.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2020, 3:26 AM
President Trump talks Lev Parnas, Ukraine transcript on 'The Ingraham Angle'

President Trump talks Lev Parnas, Ukraine transcript on 'The Ingraham Angle'

President Donald Trump addresses impeachment charges, Ukraine, Lev Parnas with Fox News' Raymond Arroyo., 1/26/2020, 2:30 AM
Holocaust monument defaced in Ukraine

Holocaust monument defaced in Ukraine

Monument to victims of the Holocaust found defaced in city of Kryvyi Rih, just over a week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Elad Benari, 1/20/2020, 3:15 AM
Lev Parnas says in interviews that Trump ‘knew what was going on’ in Ukraine.

Lev Parnas says in interviews that Trump ‘knew what was going on’ in Ukraine.

Lev Parnas, Ukrainian-American businessman, insists Pres. Trump 'knew what was going on' in Ukraine and was 'aware' of all his movements.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/17/2020, 1:13 PM
Ukraine parliament official urges 'sharp, quick, and decisive' response to anti-Semitism

Ukraine parliament official urges 'sharp, quick, and decisive' response to anti-Semitism

For the first time, Ukrainian Parliament marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2020, 11:55 AM
Decrease in number of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine

Decrease in number of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine

Jewish organization in Ukraine says number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in 2019 decreased by 27 percent over 2018.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 5:43 AM
Canadian PM: Ukrainian plane shot down due to 'regional escalation'

Canadian PM: Ukrainian plane shot down due to 'regional escalation'

Justin Trudeau says 57 Canadians killed when Iran shot down Ukrainian plane would be alive if not for recent escalations in tensions.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2020, 2:44 AM
Canadians mourn victims of Ukrainian plane crash

Canadians mourn victims of Ukrainian plane crash

Memorial services held in Toronto and Edmonton honoring passengers who died when Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner last week.Elad Benari, 1/13/2020, 4:43 AM
ANALYSIS: Iran in even bigger trouble after downing of Ukrainian plane

ANALYSIS: Iran in even bigger trouble after downing of Ukrainian plane

ANALYSIS: Anti-regime protests intensify after Iran admits to 'accidentally' downing Ukrainian passenger jet.Yochanan Visser, 1/12/2020, 3:18 PM
Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Report: About 30 Ukrainians rampage, beat Jews in Uman

Witnesses describe 'pogrom' as 30 men attack Jewish worshipers near grave of Rebbe Nachman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 2:47 PM
Ukraine: Israel's protests on subject of Nazi collaborators are 'counterproductive'

Ukraine: Israel's protests on subject of Nazi collaborators are 'counterproductive'

Ukraine tells Israel to stay out of debate about honoring Nazi collaborators.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/11/2020, 8:43 PM
Iranian commander explains: Ukrainian plane flew too close to sensitive military site

Iranian commander explains: Ukrainian plane flew too close to sensitive military site

Revolutionary Guards commander says plane was shot down by mistake. Pres. Rouhani: Shootdown was a 'tragedy and unforgivable mistake.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2020, 6:27 PM
Iran denies Ukrainian plane was hit by missile

Iran denies Ukrainian plane was hit by missile

Iran says claims that Ukrainian airliner was hit by a missile are "illogical rumors".Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 1:01 AM
Report: 170 dead after Ukrainian plane crashes near Tehran airport

Report: 170 dead after Ukrainian plane crashes near Tehran airport

Iranian media: Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashes after take-off due to technical problems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2020, 6:54 AM
Ukrainian Jewish student’s dorm vandalized in hate crime

Ukrainian Jewish student’s dorm vandalized in hate crime

Anti-Semitic etchings found on walls of Jewish student's dorm, bible stolen.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 1/7/2020, 7:28 PM
Ukrainian parliament hosts Hanukkah candle lighting

Ukrainian parliament hosts Hanukkah candle lighting

Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: I am proud to stand here today on behalf of the Ukrainian Jewish community.Orli Harari, 12/23/2019, 6:06 AM
Ukraine reinstates diplomat fired for anti-Semitism

Ukraine reinstates diplomat fired for anti-Semitism

Ukraine's Jewish community, Israeli ambassador outraged after court forces foreign ministry to reinstate ex-consul fired over anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2019, 4:12 AM