Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran on Syria ConflictUS President Barack Obama pledges to work 'with any nation' to solve Ukraine, Syria conflicts.
Safe Landing: 172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for IsraelUkrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.
Old Hate in the New Ukraine: Neo-Nazification in ProgressThe shocking renaming of streets for Nazi collaborators is reminiscent of Abbas naming streets for terrorist murderers of Jews.
Ukraine Situation 'Deteriorating,' 7 KilledUkrainian military officials warn that relentless shelling in Donetsk has weakened 'key parts' of front line.
Ukraine Fears Imminent 'Full-Scale' Russian InvasionRenewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.
Shades of the Cold War as Kerry Seeks Detente with RussiaUS Sec. of State set to meet Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin; missile sale to Iran, Ukraine and Syria among the topics on their agenda.
Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to UkraineMoscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.
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.
Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of LiberationEvent commemorating 70 years since the Red Army liberated the death camp to conspicuously lack Putin, who allegedly wasn't invited.
Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.
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.
Emergency Aid Dispatched to Ukrainian Jewish RefugeesAs Rosh Hashana approaches, some 5,000 Jews remain homeless, despite ceasefire between government and pro-Russian forces.
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.
Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.
Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding' as Fighting ContinuesUkraine, Russia end peace talks and resolve to end fighting in the volatile east - as battles continue to rage in Slaviansk.
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.
Military Assault in Ukraine Sparks Mass ExodusAccusations fly between Kiev and Moscow as thousands rumored to be seeking asylum.
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.
Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's DonetskDonetsk separatists declare they are 'ready to defend' the region against local pro-Ukrainian militias, creating a multiple-front conflict.
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?
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?
Controversy as Britain's Prince Charles Compares Putin to HitlerBritain's future king made comments to Holocaust survivor at Canadian museum; Russian press not amused.
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.
Kharkiv Mayor: Israeli Doctors Saved MeGennady Kernes in first interview since assassination attempt doesn't suspect anti-Semitic motive.
EU Targets Top Russian Officials in Latest SanctionsSenior Kremlin aide and top Russian military commander among those targeted in latest round of EU sanctions.
Referendum Vote Commences in UkraineEastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?
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.'
Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand DownVladimir Putin, in surprising about-face, calls back troops, urges pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine to postpone referendum.
Apartheid State? Israel?Kerry is an advocate for one side, not a broker.
Wounded Ukrainian Jewish Mayor on the MendGennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.
Aliyah from Ukraine SpikesA total of 762 Jews from Ukraine arrived in Israel in the first four months of the year, compared to 315 in the first quarter of 2013.
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.
Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 KilledBomb attack in Odessa kills 42 Ukrainians Friday, plunging region deeper into crisis. Is unrest turning into a civil war?
Obama and Merkel Threaten Russia with Tougher SanctionsPresident Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel threaten "tougher and broader new sanctions" against Russia.
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.
Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Regains ConsciousnessGennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.
Neo-Nazis Honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial DayMarch for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian GunmenActing president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'
Russia Accuses US of 'Bringing Back the Iron Curtain'Moscow issues angry response, threatens retaliation, after western states level further sanctions on top Russian officials.
Russia Threatens 'Painful Response' to New SanctionsRussia's deputy foreign minister threatens Washington after Putin's allies targeted in new sanctions.
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned BankPro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.
Obama Slaps Putin's Pals with SanctionsU.S. president confirms sanctions will be placed on Russia Monday. They will target billionaires who are close to Russian leader.
Next Round of U.S. Sanctions on Russia Coming MondayThe United States will impose further sanctions on Russia and will target Russia's defense industry.
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.
'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.
Tensions Rise Again in Ukraine After Two Tortured Bodies FoundUkraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.
Liberman: Repairing Russia-Ukraine Relations an Israeli PriorityForeign Minister Avigdor Liberman to meet with new Ukrainian PM, but refuses to take sides; urges reconciliation between Moscow, Kiev.
Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva AccordsRussian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.
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.'
Ukraine: Obama 'Disgusted' by Alarming Anti-Semitic PamphletsUS President says leaflets calling on all Jews to register in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk 'have no place in 21st century'.
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite DealPro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.
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.
Domino Effect? Another Ukrainian Province Demands IndependencePro-Russian demonstrators storm government buildings in Donetsk, sparking fears of another annexation.