Out of the Battle Zone: 100 Ukrainian Jews Land in IsraelIFCJ brings Ukrainians fleeing violent Russia-Ukraine conflict in Donetsk to find new homes in central Israel.
Massive Forest Fire Approaches Chernobyl Nuclear PlantUkrainian interior ministry warns wind has blown huge fire into exclusion zone of plant which blew up once, as flames continue to near.
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.
Jewish Agency Rising to the Challenge of Ukrainian AliyahThe Jewish Agency is taking part in an enormous humanitarian operation and overseeing a major increase in Jewish Olim to Israel
The Miracle on the Plane to KievBlack Box Over Kiev reveals the miracle men that saved a plane by davening and learning the Torah of Rebbe Nachman on his birthday.
110 Ukrainian Jewish Refugees Make Aliyah to IsraelHusband of Irina Shelkayeba, killed in a rebel rocket attack, among the new olim who arrived Tuesday.
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.
IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian JewryEmergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.
ADL Condemns 'Unacceptable' Russian Separatist Anti-SemitismADL slams 'anti-Semitic appeal' of Donetsk and Lugansk pro-Russian leaders, who called Kiev 'pathetic representatives of the Jews.'
Rebel Chief: Ukraine Run by 'Miserable' JewsIn a bid to discredit Ukrainian leaders, pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko accuses them of being 'miserable Jews.'
Jewish Refugees from Ukraine Immigrate to Israel226 new Ukrainian immigrants arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport Monday afternoon; greeted by celebratory ceremony.
Czech Jewish Community Opposes Putin Invite to Holocaust EventFederation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic object to Putin attending Auschwitz liberation event over Ukraine.
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.'
Swastikas Spray-Painted on Babi Yar Memorial in UkraineIn the second anti-Semitic graffiti incident in a week in Ukraine, vandals spray-painted swastikas on Babi Yar monument in Kiev.
Kharkov: Graffiti Death Threats at Jewish SchoolAnti-Semitic graffiti was found on a Jewish school in Kharkov, Ukraine. Hate slogans included 'Kill the Jews,' and 'Heil Happy Holocaust.'
Ukrainian Jews Say Anti-Semitism Being Overhyped by MoscowUkrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.
Lviv Mayor: France More Anti-Semitic Than UkraineAt Jewish learning conference, Mayor Andriy Sadovyi asserts that France has larger anti-Semitism problem than his country.
Emergency Hotline Opened for Ukrainian Jews910 hotline to provide a safe means for Ukrainian Jewry to report health emergencies, crimes, and anti-Semitism amid rising unrest.
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.
Emergency Aid Dispatched to Ukrainian Jewish RefugeesAs Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.
Report: Israel Cans Ukraine Arms Shipment to Placate RussiaReports indicate weapons shipment including drones was approved by Defense Ministry, nixed by Foreign Ministry.
Ukrainian Separatists Force-March POWs Through StreetsThe prisoners were followed by street cleaning vehicles to symbolically cleanse the road where they had walked.
Jewish Agency Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to IsraelDozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.
Israeli Killed in Malaysia Airlines Crash Over RussiaItamar Avnon, 27, had survived elite IDF service and Operation Cast Lead before perishing in horrific crash.
Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine BorderFoul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.
Russia Versus 'Nazi Frankenstein' as 90,000 People Flee ClashesRussian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.
Ukraine's New Premier Vows: No Talks With Gangsters and KillersPresident Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.
Canada, Russia Trade Barbs Over Ukraine CrisisCanadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces awkward run-in with Putin this week, after denouncing Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis.
Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport BattlesJewish Agency rescues six Jewish immigrants to Israel, despite Ukrainian and pro-Russian clashes at Donetsk airport.
Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk AirportBoth sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?
Pro-Russian Rebels Shut Down Airport in East UkraineArmed separatists shut down Donetsk airport, one day after preventing locals from voting in presidential elections.
Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Presidential ElectionUkrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.
Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev VoteVladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?
Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists in UkraineTapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.
Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum VictorySeparatists in eastern Ukraine claim 89% voted for 'self-rule,' in what Ukraine and the West denounced as a 'criminal farce' by Russia.
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.'
Crimea's Karaites Back the RussiansSect that splintered from Judaism hopes Russian annexation will give aging community more power over its cemetery and prayer houses.
Wounded Ukrainian Jewish Mayor on the MendGennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.
Pro-Russian Thugs Killed After Attacking Ukrainian Unity RallyPro-Russian attackers made 'a big mistake' attacking Ukrainian football hooligans; scores burned alive in revenge attack.
Ukraine: Pro-Russian Separatists Down Two Army HelicoptersClashes rage between Ukrainian gov't forces and rebel groups in eastern city of Sloviansk as Kiev seeks to regain control of the east.
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian GunmenActing president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'
Israeli Doctors: Surgery on Kharkiv Mayor SucceededHaifa hospital said the emergency surgery performed on Gennady Kernes in Ukraine appeared to have worked.
Wounded Ukrainian Mayor Flown to IsraelUkraine authorities asked Israeli doctors to assist in treating critically injured mayor of Kharkiv.
WZO Demands Swift Justice on Ukrainian Mayor's ShootingDoctors still fighting to save Kharkiv's Jewish mayor Gennady Kernes, who was shot in the back by masked gunmen.
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned BankPro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.
Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically WoundedMayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, has been shot in the back by unidentified gunmen; doctors fighting to save his life.
West Preparing More Sanctions on RussiaNext round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.
Ukraine: Separatists Seize a Bus with International ObserversArmed separatists in Sloviansk seize a bus carrying international observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed in Apparent Anti-Semitic AttackIncident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.
Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes ContinuePro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.
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.'
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite DealPro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.
Three-Way Deal to 'De-Escalate' in UkraineRussia, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to lower flames.
Kerry Slams 'Grotesque' Ukrainian Anti-SemitismNotices sent to Jews in eastern Ukrainian city seized by pro-Russian forces, ordering them to identify themselves and pay, or be deported.
Ousted Ukrainian President Blames Unrest on CIAViktor Yanukovych says the CIA is behind the new Ukrainian government's decision to deploy armed forces.
One Dead, 5 Injured in Clashes Between Ukraine, SeparatistsAfter armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.