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Ukraine: Uncertainty Looms

Confusion reigns in Kiev as rumors fly that President Viktor Yanukovych has resigned and protestors have taken over the city.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2014, 7:44 PM

Anti-Semitism Rises Due to Ukrainian Unrest

Ukrainian police forces have been threatening Kiev's Jewish community, Arutz Sheva's Russian language sources reveal.Tova Dvorin, 2/22/2014, 7:14 PM

Jewish Residents of Kiev Receive Threats

In the wake of the unrest in Ukraine, Jewish residents of Kiev threatened by extremist elements.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 8:58 PM

Deal Reached to End Ukraine Violence

Ukraine's leader and opposition sign a deal to end the crisis that has left nearly 100 dead in three days.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 8:20 PM

Ukraine: Confusion Reigns Over Possible Peace Deal

Violence resumes as president releases statement saying compromise has been reached; opposition remains mum.Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 1:48 PM

Tea With Neo-Nazis: The Violent Nationalism in Ukraine

The violence in Ukraine is a show case of the pan-European rise of race hatred. Europe is engaging in a risky blindness. Again.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 2/21/2014, 8:45 AM

14 Dead as Ukraine Protests Turn Violent

Riot police in the Ukraine advance onto a central Kiev square occupied by protesters, after at least 14 die in a bloody day.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 12:13 AM

Grenade Safety Catch Found on Plane

Israeli passengers, authorities suffer scare after grenade safety catch found on plane at Ben-Gurion airport; investigation launched.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 9:04 AM

Failed Ukrainian Hijacker Charged in Turkey

Istanbul court charges Ukrainian over his failed attempt to force a Turkish airliner to land in Sochi.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 5:43 AM

Turkey Foils Plane Hijacking

Turkish F-16 makes a plane land in Istanbul after hijacker on board demands it fly to Sochi.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/7/2014, 8:25 PM

Moscow: Washington Interfering in Ukraine Crisis

Russia accuses US of trying to shape Ukraine crisis to their liking after State Department representative remark leaks to foreign press.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 8:11 AM

Ukraine: Neo-Nazi Leader Threatens 'Civil War'

Concerns over increasing prominence of far-right militias in Ukraine's protest movement.Ari Soffer, 2/5/2014, 10:19 AM

Ukraine: Yanukovych Caught Between EU, Russia

Protests continue in Ukraine as Opposition leaders call to oust President; government caught in tug-of-war between Russia, EU.Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 11:35 AM

Kiev: High-Profile Activist Cries 'Torture'

Activist surfaces bloody and broken after having gone missing for a week; protestors rally around him despite government concessions.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 10:00 AM

Kiev: Talks Stall as President Calls 'Sick Leave'

President Viktor Yanukovych calls 'indefinite sick leave' in the midst of raging civil conflict; protestors warn of drastic gov't move.Tova Dvorin, 1/31/2014, 8:13 AM

Kiev: Parties Weigh Compromise

Tensions slowly settling in Ukraine as parliamentarians warn of looming civil war.Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 8:42 PM

Ukraine: Prime Minister Resigns

Mykola Azarov announces his resignation in the wake of the protests taking place in Kiev against President Viktor Yanukovych.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 11:26 AM

Kiev: Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Agreement

Opposition leaders reject an offer of government posts from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych as protests continue.Tova Dvorin, 1/26/2014, 2:02 PM

Kiev Violence: US Threatens Ukraine with Sanctions

As police brutality reportedly reaches record high in anti-government protests, the US threatens economic consequences.Tova Dvorin, 1/24/2014, 8:23 AM

Ukraine: President, Opposition Leaders Meet

Three protestors killed in anti-gov't protests; opposition threatens to 'go on attack' in 24 hours if gov't does not make concessions.Tova Dvorin, 1/22/2014, 10:01 PM

Violence Rages in Ukraine for Second Straight Day

Protests explode as Ukrainian parliament moves to restrict freedom of expression. President Yanukovych now willing to talk.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 1:37 PM

Ukraine Bill: $100 to Visit Rabbi Nachman's Grave

Proposed law condemned for fleecing visitors to Breslov Rabbi's tomb.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 10:37 AM

Kiev Stabbing: 'We're Afraid to Leave Our Homes'

Dov Ber Glickman, hareidi man stabbed in Kiev, recounts the horror he experienced and states that stabbing has frightened local Jewry.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 11:31 AM

Hareidi Man Stabbed in Kiev

Unknown assailants stabbed a hareidi-religious man in Kiev as he returned from synagogue on Friday night.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 1:57 AM

Ukrainian Journalist Brutally Beaten

Hundreds rally outside the Interior Ministry in Kiev after local journalist and opposition activist is brutally beaten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2013, 12:13 AM

Kiev: Police Use Chainsaws Against Protest Camp

During coldest night of winter to date, Ukrainian riot police close on Independence Square to dismantle protesters' barricades.Ari Yashar, 12/11/2013, 1:48 PM

Kiev: Protesters Threaten to Seal In President

'Half a million' people take part in the two-week movement's biggest protest yet.Gil Ronen, 12/8/2013, 6:54 PM

Kerry in Moldova Supports Ukrainian 'Spring'

Kerry praises Moldova decision to shift from Russia towards EU, encourages Ukraine to listen to will of the people.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2013, 1:43 PM

Kiev: Government Buildings Under Siege

The number of protesters has grown and 'President Yanukovich has lost control of the center of Kiev.'Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 7:55 AM

Kiev Rabbi: This is a Revolution

Rabbi Moshe Azman of Chabad is worried that some of the country's recent violence will turn against the Jews.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2013, 1:52 PM

Huge Protest in Ukraine

Thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets of Kiev late on Saturday in a show of defiance directed at President Viktor Yanukovich.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2013, 11:00 PM

Ukranian Game Show features 'Anti-Israel Libel'

Contestant claims to have been former IDF canine unit soldier, killed Arab children.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 10:10 AM

Kiev: 100,000 Rally, Demand to Join EU

The protest is reportedly the largest since the 2004 Orange Revolution. Putin accused the EU of blackmailing Ukraine.Arutz Sheva staff, 11/24/2013, 10:07 PM

Report: Israeli Victims in Ukraine Neo-Nazi Attack

As neo-Nazi activity continues to rise in FSU, have racists unleashed an organized campaign of terror against foreigners in Ukraine?Maayana Miskin & Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2013, 5:29 PM

Ukraine: Top-Level Meeting Ahead of Pilgrimage

Hassidic rabbis meet Ukrainian leadership as annual pilgrimage to Uman is set to begin.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 8:41 PM

Hamas Rocket-Maker Goes on Hunger Strike

Dirrar Abu-Sisi, captured in the Ukraine in an apparent Mossad operation, accused of helping Hamas develop its rocket capabilities.Ari Soffer, 8/23/2013, 9:03 AM

Israeli Soccer Team Praised

A stormy soccer match between Israel and Ukraine causes a stir. Reporters noted: "The human reflex was to do what the Israeli players did."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 2:43 AM

Chabad Women Visit Birthplace of Rebbe's Father

Delegation of 70 women visit the Menorah Center in Ukraine: "We came to have pride in who we are, in what we are and in where we come from."Uzi Baruch, 7/8/2013, 11:32 AM

Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in FSU

Twelve talented candidates competed in Kiev this week in the first-ever Hebrew song contest to take place in the former Soviet Union.Hana Julian, 6/26/2013, 11:48 AM

Jewish Agency Board of Governors Meets in Kiev

Meeting is an expression of solidarity with the Jews of the UkraineRina Tzvi and Ernie Singer, 6/24/2013, 2:15 PM

Pres. of Ukrainian Jewish Congress Targeted

The president of the Ukrainian Jewish Congress narrowly escaped death after he was targeted in bombing attempt in central Kiev.Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2013, 2:15 AM

Neo-Nazi Parties Pose 'Alarming Setbacks'

Anti-Defamation League urges United States Congress to mobilize a united voice against the return of political anti-Semitism.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/27/2013, 8:30 PM

Airline Leaves Israelis Stranded in Ukraine

Dozens of Israelis have been stranded since Sunday in Kiev after the airline with which they had flown, AeroSvit, went bankrupt., 1/8/2013, 1:14 AM

A Bar-Mitzvah and Shabbat Prayers, 70 Years Later

For the first time since before World War II, Jews in the Ukranian town of Netishin held Shabbat services and celebrated a Bar-MitzvahDavid Lev, 12/27/2012, 3:32 PM

Ukrainian Lawmaker Targets Jewish Actress

A Ukrainian lawmaker has provoked international condemnations after referring to Jewish actress Mila Kunis as a “dirty Jewess”. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/23/2012, 7:24 PM

Israel Launches Winter Tourism Campaign in Russia

Israel has launched its annual winter tourism campaign, this year in Russia and Ukraine at a cost of NIS 8 million.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2012, 12:44 AM

Clinton Indirectly Legitimizing Neo-Nazi Party?

Clinton under fire for indirectly legitimizing Ukrainian opposition party that entered into a parliamentary alliance with neo-Nazi party.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/6/2012, 12:20 PM

Ukrainian Jews Prepare 'Blacklist of Anti-Semites'

The United Jewish Community of the Ukraine, an umbrella organization, is preparing a blacklist of Ukrainian anti-Semites.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/31/2012, 7:12 PM

MK Danon Demands Ukraine Protect Its Jews

Likud MK responds to rise of anti-Semitic party and murder of Jewish professor.Gil Ronen, 10/30/2012, 5:16 PM

Rise of Ukrainian Anti-Semitic Party Worries Jews

A European Jewish group expressed concern about safety of Jews in Ukraine following victory of anti-Semitic party in Sunday’s elections.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/30/2012, 10:31 AM

Anti-Semitic Party Places Second In Kiev Vote

It was a victory, but an ugly one, for the Party of Regions of Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych.Amiel Ungar, 10/30/2012, 5:05 AM

Anti-Semitic Party Gains Strength in Ukraine

Svoboda, an anti-Semitic party in Ukraine, has gained strength and passed the electoral threshold.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 2:45 AM

Ukraine Unveils Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Some 300 guests and dignitaries marked the grand opening of Jewish Community Center and Holocaust Museum in the Ukraine.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/17/2012, 3:34 PM

SMS Calls Ukraine’s Jews to Pray on Yom Kippur

Ukraine’s Chief Rabbi is announcing prayer times by SMS to encourage Jews to attend synagogue on Yom Kippur. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2012, 1:38 PM

EU Can Still Criticize Ukraine But Is Mum On China

The imprisoned Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will take her case to the European Court on Human Rights.Amiel Ungar, 8/30/2012, 7:11 AM

New 'Babi Yar' Plaque Omits Jewish Victims

Simon Wiesenthal Center criticized Russian authorities for “revisionist history” of Holocaust mass murder at Babi Yar in Ukraine. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 11:45 AM

Lieberman Meets Chabad Emissaries in the Ukraine

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, on an official visit in the Ukraine, meets local Chabad emissaries, asks about their work.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2012, 11:40 PM