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Out of the Battle Zone: 100 Ukrainian Jews Land in Israel

IFCJ brings Ukrainians fleeing violent Russia-Ukraine conflict in Donetsk to find new homes in central Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2015, 8:34 AM

Massive Forest Fire Approaches Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

Ukrainian interior ministry warns wind has blown huge fire into exclusion zone of plant which blew up once, as flames continue to near.Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 10:19 PM

Should Israel Abandon Neutrality on Ukraine?

Israel continues to consider its options with Russia, but one expert suggests Jerusalem needs to move its rooks and knights carefully.Gedalyah Reback, 4/21/2015, 3:26 PM

Jewish Agency Rising to the Challenge of Ukrainian Aliyah

The Jewish Agency is taking part in an enormous humanitarian operation and overseeing a major increase in Jewish Olim to IsraelGedalyah Reback, 3/31/2015, 10:21 PM

The Miracle on the Plane to Kiev

Black Box Over Kiev reveals the miracle men that saved a plane by davening and learning the Torah of Rebbe Nachman on his birthday.Shira Nussdorf, 3/29/2015, 2:58 PM

110 Ukrainian Jewish Refugees Make Aliyah to Israel

Husband of Irina Shelkayeba, killed in a rebel rocket attack, among the new olim who arrived Tuesday.Ari Soffer, 3/24/2015, 10:42 PM

Liberman Tells Ukraine 'We're Close to You'

In meeting with Ukrainian PM and parliament chariman, FM advances idea of free trade zone, notes Israel has 400,000 Ukrainian Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2015, 9:27 AM

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Emergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.Nissan Tzur, 2/9/2015, 8:47 PM

ADL Condemns 'Unacceptable' Russian Separatist Anti-Semitism

ADL slams 'anti-Semitic appeal' of Donetsk and Lugansk pro-Russian leaders, who called Kiev 'pathetic representatives of the Jews.'Ari Yashar, 2/4/2015, 2:55 PM

Rebel Chief: Ukraine Run by 'Miserable' Jews

In a bid to discredit Ukrainian leaders, pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko accuses them of being 'miserable Jews.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 8:54 PM

The Curse of Victimhood and Negative Identity

Dr. Tom Sunic, 1/30/2015, 2:20 PM

Jewish Refugees from Ukraine Immigrate to Israel

226 new Ukrainian immigrants arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport Monday afternoon; greeted by celebratory ceremony.Yoni Kempinski, 12/22/2014, 9:55 PM

Czech Jewish Community Opposes Putin Invite to Holocaust Event

Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic object to Putin attending Auschwitz liberation event over Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2014, 8:06 PM

Putin Calls Crimea Russia's 'Temple Mount'

While slamming western sanctions, Putin says annexed Crimea is sacred to Russians 'as Temple Mount is to Muslims and Jews.'Ari Yashar, 12/5/2014, 8:36 AM

Swastikas Spray-Painted on Babi Yar Memorial in Ukraine

In the second anti-Semitic graffiti incident in a week in Ukraine, vandals spray-painted swastikas on Babi Yar monument in Kiev.Cynthia Blank, 11/17/2014, 8:45 PM

Kharkov: Graffiti Death Threats at Jewish School

Anti-Semitic graffiti was found on a Jewish school in Kharkov, Ukraine. Hate slogans included 'Kill the Jews,' and 'Heil Happy Holocaust.'Chaim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 1:34 PM

Ukrainian Jews Say Anti-Semitism Being Overhyped by Moscow

Ukrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 8:08 PM

Lviv Mayor: France More Anti-Semitic Than Ukraine

At Jewish learning conference, Mayor Andriy Sadovyi asserts that France has larger anti-Semitism problem than his country.Cynthia Blank , 11/9/2014, 12:53 PM

Emergency Hotline Opened for Ukrainian Jews

910 hotline to provide a safe means for Ukrainian Jewry to report health emergencies, crimes, and anti-Semitism amid rising unrest.Haim Lev, Tova Dvorin, 10/26/2014, 3:12 PM

Ukrainian FM: 'We Want Israeli Drones'

After deal for Israeli military hardware reported canned last month over Russian pressure, visiting Ukrainian diplomat makes another call.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/23/2014, 7:30 PM

Emergency Aid Dispatched to Ukrainian Jewish Refugees

As Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2014, 5:15 PM

Report: Israel Cans Ukraine Arms Shipment to Placate Russia

Reports indicate weapons shipment including drones was approved by Defense Ministry, nixed by Foreign Ministry.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2014, 10:22 PM

Ukrainian Separatists Force-March POWs Through Streets

The prisoners were followed by street cleaning vehicles to symbolically cleanse the road where they had walked.Arutz Sheva, 8/24/2014, 11:04 PM

Jewish Agency Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

Dozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.Tova Dvorin, 8/15/2014, 12:48 PM

Israeli Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash Over Russia

Itamar Avnon, 27, had survived elite IDF service and Operation Cast Lead before perishing in horrific crash.Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin, 7/18/2014, 11:12 AM

Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Foul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.Tova Dvorin, 7/17/2014, 9:54 PM

Russia Versus 'Nazi Frankenstein' as 90,000 People Flee Clashes

Russian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.Tova Dvorin, 6/27/2014, 10:28 AM

Ukraine's New Premier Vows: No Talks With Gangsters and Killers

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 3:03 PM

Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine Crisis

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces awkward run-in with Putin this week, after denouncing Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis.Dalit Halevi and Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2014, 3:15 PM

Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport Battles

Jewish Agency rescues six Jewish immigrants to Israel, despite Ukrainian and pro-Russian clashes at Donetsk airport.Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 6:29 PM

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?Tova Dvorin, 5/27/2014, 8:58 AM

Pro-Russian Rebels Shut Down Airport in East Ukraine

Armed separatists shut down Donetsk airport, one day after preventing locals from voting in presidential elections.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2014, 11:32 AM

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Presidential Election

Ukrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2014, 1:13 AM

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 9:45 PM

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists in Ukraine

Tapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.Yedidia Ben-Or and Tova Dvorin, 5/18/2014, 10:02 AM

Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum Victory

Separatists in eastern Ukraine claim 89% voted for 'self-rule,' in what Ukraine and the West denounced as a 'criminal farce' by Russia.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 8:51 AM

Despite Offer, Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'Tova Dvorin, 5/9/2014, 12:22 PM

Crimea's Karaites Back the Russians

Sect that splintered from Judaism hopes Russian annexation will give aging community more power over its cemetery and prayer houses.Ari Yashar, 5/7/2014, 8:52 AM

Wounded Ukrainian Jewish Mayor on the Mend

Gennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.Tova Dvorin, 5/6/2014, 3:59 PM

Pro-Russian Thugs Killed After Attacking Ukrainian Unity Rally

Pro-Russian attackers made 'a big mistake' attacking Ukrainian football hooligans; scores burned alive in revenge attack.AFP, 5/4/2014, 1:25 PM

Ukraine: Pro-Russian Separatists Down Two Army Helicopters

Clashes rage between Ukrainian gov't forces and rebel groups in eastern city of Sloviansk as Kiev seeks to regain control of the east.Ari Soffer, 5/2/2014, 3:58 PM

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'Tova Dvorin, 4/30/2014, 4:04 PM

Israeli Doctors: Surgery on Kharkiv Mayor Succeeded

Haifa hospital said the emergency surgery performed on Gennady Kernes in Ukraine appeared to have worked.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 4/29/2014, 2:14 PM

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor Flown to Israel

Ukraine authorities asked Israeli doctors to assist in treating critically injured mayor of Kharkiv.Arutz Sheva, 4/29/2014, 10:04 AM

WZO Demands Swift Justice on Ukrainian Mayor's Shooting

Doctors still fighting to save Kharkiv's Jewish mayor Gennady Kernes, who was shot in the back by masked gunmen.Yosef Berger, 4/28/2014, 6:15 PM

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2014, 4:17 PM

Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically Wounded

Mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, has been shot in the back by unidentified gunmen; doctors fighting to save his life.Arutz Sheva, 4/28/2014, 1:30 PM

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Next round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/26/2014, 1:10 AM

Ukraine: Separatists Seize a Bus with International Observers

Armed separatists in Sloviansk seize a bus carrying international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/25/2014, 9:13 PM

Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed in Apparent Anti-Semitic Attack

Incident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.Ari Soffer, 4/21/2014, 8:57 PM

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Pro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2014, 11:48 AM

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'Uzi Baruch, 4/20/2014, 7:09 AM

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 3:07 PM

Three-Way Deal to 'De-Escalate' in Ukraine

Russia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2014, 10:16 PM

Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-Semitism

Notices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.Ari Yashar, 4/17/2014, 8:10 PM

Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIA

Viktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.Elad Benari, 4/14/2014, 5:30 AM

One Dead, 5 Injured in Clashes Between Ukraine, Separatists

After armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2014, 12:50 PM