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

Safe Landing: 172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2015, 10:22 PM

Body of Missing Israeli Found in Uman

Amir Ohana, who went missing over Rosh Hashanah, found in a lake; he apparently fell in due to an epileptic fit.Ari Yashar, 9/19/2015, 8:42 PM

From the Fire of Ukraine's Civil War - A New Jewish Shtetl?

Ukrainian Jewish community mobilizes at a rapid pace to build new Jewish 'camp' for homeless refugees.Hillel Fendel, 8/30/2015, 3:51 PM

Ukrainian Neo-Nazism: the European Parliament and Summer Camps

Shades of the 1930's, no change. Last in a series.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 8/30/2015, 8:04 AM

Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran

War-torn nation to seek closer ties with the Islamic Republic in wake of expected lifting of sanctions from Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 3:21 PM

From Dumping Corpses in Ukraine to the Holy Land

Hundreds of Ukrainian Jews arrive in Israel out of the war zone; Arutz Sheva finds out the horrors they went through.Yoni Kempinski, 7/28/2015, 10:23 PM

Poland to Deport Ukrainian Student Over Rude Gesture at Majdanek

17-year-old Ukrainian to be deported from Poland for snapping a photo of himself waving his middle finger at a memorial in Majdanek.Ben Ariel, 7/2/2015, 4:16 AM

From Captivity in Ukraine to a New Home in Israel

D., a Ukrainian held in captivity by pro-Russian separatists, arrived in Israel on Wednesday with a group of 91 Ukrainian olim.Yoni Kempinski, 7/1/2015, 2:11 PM

Babi Yar Memorial Vandalized with Swastikas

Jewish organizational representatives shocked to find graffiti swastikas on memorial site for Nazi victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 6:57 PM

Ukraine Situation 'Deteriorating,' 7 Killed

Ukrainian military officials warn that relentless shelling in Donetsk has weakened 'key parts' of front line.Tova Dvorin, 6/15/2015, 7:23 PM

Ukraine Fears Imminent 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 9:54 AM

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