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Missile barrage on Ukraine:

At least 30 killed, children's hospital struck, in Russian attack

Russia launches rare daytime missile barrage at Ukraine consisting of over 40 missiles. Country's largest children's hospital struck in what mayor calls one of the worst attacks on Kyiv since the war began.

At least 30 killed, children's hospital struck, in Russian attack

War in Ukraine: Jewish soldier fell in battle

A Jewish soldier who fell in the Ukraine war was laid to rest yesterday in the city of Nikolaev. 'He was seriously injured, not all of his body was buried,' says city Rabbi.

War in Ukraine: Jewish soldier fell in battle

Officers to Kyiv Chief Rabbi:

'Spiritual Support Contributes to Combat Missions'

A group of religious officers and senior officers in the Ukrainian military visited the Jewish community in Kyiv and met with Rabbi Yonatan Markovitch, the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv.

'Spiritual Support Contributes to Combat Missions'

Russia accused of starving Ukrainian citizens in Mariupol

Human rights NGO Global Rights Compliance submits opinion to International Criminal Court that Russian forces attempted to starve civilians in 2022 siege of Mariupol.

Russia accused of starving Ukrainian citizens in Mariupol

Jewish Ukrainian soldier given traditional Jewish burial

Chabad of Kyiv ensured that a Jewish soldier fallen in the Ukraine War was laid to rest in accordance with Jewish law.

Jewish Ukrainian soldier given traditional Jewish burial

Russian Prank?

Coffins near the Eiffel Tower

"French intelligence suspects that Russia is behind the placement of five coffins with French flags and the inscription 'French soldiers in Ukraine' near the Eiffel Tower.

Coffins near the Eiffel Tower

The Ukrainian woman the Red Cross abandoned

Police officer Mariana Checheliuk spent two years being tortured in Russian captivity after the Red Cross broke its promise to protect her family.

The Ukrainian woman the Red Cross abandoned

Ukrainian intelligence:

The wages that Russia promises to African mercenaries

According to Ukrainian intelligence, Russia continues to recruit mercenaries in African countries, who are used as cannon fodder on the battlefield.

The wages that Russia promises to African mercenaries

Did France send troops to Ukraine?

The French Foreign Ministry responded to reports that France sent forces to Ukraine following President Macron's statements that he would not rule out sending forces if necessary.

Did France send troops to Ukraine?

Third Passover amid the war

Ukraine's Jews to celebrate under threat of Russian attack

The FJCU finished the long preparations for Passover that began a month and a half ago and began with the transportation and distribution of packages of essentials to 45 thousand Jewish families in the 169 Jewish communities throughout the country.

Ukraine's Jews to celebrate under threat of Russian attack

Biden warns:

'If Iran escalates attacks, US could be drawn in'

US President warns of consequences of Congressional inaction in WSJ Op Ed calling for approval of aid to Ukraine and Israel.

'If Iran escalates attacks, US could be drawn in'

Biden asks Ukraine not to attack Russian refineries

The request comes on the heels of a Russian attack on Ukrainian power facilities.

Biden asks Ukraine not to attack Russian refineries

Report:

Trump's 'secret' plan to end Ukraine war

Former President Trump has said he could end Russia's war against Ukraine in under 24 hours if he is reelected.

Trump's 'secret' plan to end Ukraine war

Ukraine denies involvement

IAEA condemns attack on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

IAEA chief condemns Ukrainian drone strike on one of six nuclear reactors at Zaporizhzhia. Ukraine: We're not involved in any armed provocations on the territory of the illegally occupied nuclear plant.

IAEA condemns attack on Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Ukraine's Zelenskyy, Pres. Herzog, complete Torah scroll together

Torah scroll written for the Jewish communities of Israel and Ukraine is completed; Ukraine's President Zelenskyy wrote the first letter, and Israel's President Herzog wrote the last.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy, Pres. Herzog, complete Torah scroll together

For the first time

1000 mishloach manot delivered to Ukrainian front lines

The 'Federation of Jewish Communities in Ukraine' (FJCU) oversaw the distribution of the parcels to soldiers and civilians across the country ahead of Purim.

1000 mishloach manot delivered to Ukrainian front lines

Assassination attempt?

Russian shelling strikes 200 meters from Zelenskyy

Odessa struck by Russian shelling ahead of meeting between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who were very close to the scene of the shelling.

Russian shelling strikes 200 meters from Zelenskyy

Former Defense Secretary:

Putin's next target after Ukraine

Leon Panetta claims that Putin will attempt to invade additional countries after Ukraine, and warns the USA to begin taking steps against such a scenario.

Putin's next target after Ukraine

Putin:

'We have weapons that can strike Western targets'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued his most explicit threat so far to escalate the Ukraine War to a nuclear conflict if Western countries enter the fight.

'We have weapons that can strike Western targets'

Zelenskyy:

'31,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the war'

Ukrainian President for the first time confirms the number of the country's losses since the start of Russia’s war on February 24, 2022.

'31,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the war'

Italian PM:

'Russia’s invasion of Ukraine led to October 7'

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni links between the war in Ukraine and the war in Gaza: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine two years ago was the precursor to the Hamas attack on Israel.

'Russia’s invasion of Ukraine led to October 7'

Same time as Navalny:

Russian pilot who defected found murdered in Spain

Body of helicopter pilot who defected to Ukraine last year found riddled with bullets, run over the same week Russian opposition leader mysteriously died in prison. Suspects burned the car used in the assassination.

Russian pilot who defected found murdered in Spain

Ukrainian army:

'We have sunk another Russian boat'

The General Headquarters of the Ukrainian Army announced that since the outbreak of the war, Ukraine has sunk one third of the Russian fleet stationed around the Black Sea.

'We have sunk another Russian boat'

Zelenskyy denies plans to fire head of army

The Ukrainian President says he has not moved to dismiss the head of his army despite growing tensions between the two.

Zelenskyy denies plans to fire head of army

Plane carrying Ukrainian POWs crashes, no survivors

65 Ukrainian POWs are thought to have died in the crash, along with nine other individuals, as they were on their way to release as part of a prisoner exchange.

Plane carrying Ukrainian POWs crashes, no survivors

Hypocrisy:

Russian FM calls on Israel to stop war

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Israel must 'stop pushing out Palestinians from their land and of course not to allow this land to turn into unlivable space.'

Russian FM calls on Israel to stop war

Putin lowers prison conditions to bolster enlistment

The Russian President has ordered amenities in prisons reduced to encourage convicts to join the army.

Putin lowers prison conditions to bolster enlistment

The fate of the Ukraine war

Neither side is making any military breakthroughs, the war is stagnating and it seems that the only breakthrough that can resolve the situation lies in a political and diplomatic movement, not a military one. Op-ed.

The fate of the Ukraine war

CNN: Swords of Iron the most important topic of 2024

Israel's war against Hamas has been named the number one topic to track over the course of the next year.

CNN: Swords of Iron the most important topic of 2024

Zelenskyy:

'The notion that Russia is winning is only a feeling'

Ukrainian President claims Russia is still suffering heavy battlefield losses.

'The notion that Russia is winning is only a feeling'

Ukraine:

Jewish man killed in rocket barrage in Kharkiv

30-year-old Artem Reznik killed in a rocket attack on the city on Friday morning.

Jewish man killed in rocket barrage in Kharkiv

Report:

Russia losing 300 soldiers a day in Ukraine

A British report claims that Russian casualties in Ukraine will equal or even rival the number of Soviet soldiers lost in Afghanistan.

Russia losing 300 soldiers a day in Ukraine

Ukrainian army claims to have shot down five Russian fighters

If true, the report could mean one of the greatest blows to the Russian army since the Ukraine War began.

Ukrainian army claims to have shot down five Russian fighters

Report: Gaza war among most deadly and destructive in history

A British analysis of the war shows that the damage to Gaza outstrips that caused by fighting ISIS, the Ukraine War, or even WWII.

Report: Gaza war among most deadly and destructive in history

Hypocrisy:

Putin: 'The situation in Gaza is a catastrophe'

Russian President spoke on war in Ukraine and Gaza; said Western aid is starting to dry up: 'Free supplies for Ukraine about to run out.'

Putin: 'The situation in Gaza is a catastrophe'

Amid war in Ukraine, Europe's largest menorah lit in Kyiv

Ambassadors to Ukraine from around the world attend lighting of menorah in Ukrainian capital.

Amid war in Ukraine, Europe's largest menorah lit in Kyiv

Capitol Hill Is playing with fire

US lawmakers must prioritize the safety and security of America and its allies, not get tangled in political games and power plays.Op-ed.

Capitol Hill Is playing with fire

Austrian MP visiting Israel:

'We support Israel. Refugees completely changed our society'

Dr. Reinhold Lopatka, VP of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, explains the world's mistakes in viewing the war against Hamas.

'We support Israel. Refugees completely changed our society'

Biden:

'Supporting Israel - a smart investment that will pay dividends'

President Joe Biden announces "unprecedented commitment to Israel’s security", says Hamas and Putin "both want to annihilate a democracy".

'Supporting Israel - a smart investment that will pay dividends'

Russian misile damages Chabad Rabbi's house

A ballistic missile fired at Kharkiv knocked doors and windows out of the house and toppled the Rabbi's sukkah.

Russian misile damages Chabad Rabbi's house

Nearly 50 killed in Russian strike on Ukranian grocery store

President Zelenskyy denounces 'brutal Russian crime,' says all who support Russia in its war on Ukraine 'are supporting evil.'

Nearly 50 killed in Russian strike on Ukranian grocery store

US seizes Iranian bullets, transfers them to Ukraine

CENTCOM announces 1.1 million rounds seized off vessel used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps will be given to Ukraine.

US seizes Iranian bullets, transfers them to Ukraine

Clinton criticized Putin: 'It's a pity, Vladimir. Your fault'

Former US Secretary of State criticizes Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the invasion of Ukraine, subtly criticizing Donald Trump.

Clinton criticized Putin: 'It's a pity, Vladimir. Your fault'

Iran unveils 'longest-range drone in the world-

The new UAV is reported to be able to fly for a full day, to a range of 2000 km, with a 300 kg payload.

Iran unveils 'longest-range drone in the world-

During meeting with Zelenskyy:

Biden announces additional military aid to Ukraine

The package includes air defense capabilities, cluster munitions, anti-tank weapons and other equipment.

Biden announces additional military aid to Ukraine

'I expect a lot from Israel'

Netanyahu meets Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy meets Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Netanyahu meets Zelenskyy

President Zelenskyy:

'Many seats in the UN will be empty if Russia succeeds'

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy speaks to UN General Assembly to appeal for world support against the Russian invasion.

'Many seats in the UN will be empty if Russia succeeds'

Zelenskyy Rosh Hashana message

'Ukraine expects greater support from Israel'

Ukrainian President meets 32 Chabad emissaries and rabbis day before Rosh Hashanah, gives decorations to 15 Jewish soldiers.

'Ukraine expects greater support from Israel'

Netanyahu to meet Zelenskyy on sidelines of UN General Assembly

Prime Minister Netanyahu expected to meet Ukrainian President following disappointment in Kyiv over the scale of Israeli aid to Ukraine.

Netanyahu to meet Zelenskyy on sidelines of UN General Assembly

Netanyahu speaks with Zelenskyy on Israeli aid to Ukraine

The two leaders spoke about the continuation of Israeli aid to Ukraine, refugees, and ensuring freedom of worship in Uman.

Netanyahu speaks with Zelenskyy on Israeli aid to Ukraine

Ukraine: 'Israel is collaborating with a ruthless country'

Ukraine Embassy slams Israel-Russia cinema agreement, says it looks like Israel offering platforms for Russia to 'disseminate toxic ideas.'

Ukraine: 'Israel is collaborating with a ruthless country'

Chabad of Poland to feed Ukrainian refugees over holiday season

Chabad of Poland launches emergency appeal to feed over 5,000 local and Ukrainian Jews during Rosh Hashanah.

Chabad of Poland to feed Ukrainian refugees over holiday season

Ukraine blasts Putin after latest comments on Zelenskyy

Ukraine fires back after Putin said that the West put Zelenskyy in charge “to cover up the glorification of Nazism”.

Ukraine blasts Putin after latest comments on Zelenskyy

Putin at it again:

'West put Jew in charge of covering up glorification of Nazism'

Russian President again makes controversial claim about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his Jewish faith.

'West put Jew in charge of covering up glorification of Nazism'

Free vacation for thousands of Ukrainian Jews

INN visits the Chabad resort in Hungary that gave thousands of Ukrainian youths a free vacation over the summer.

Free vacation for thousands of Ukrainian Jews

Zelenskyy replaces defense minister amid war

Ukrainian President says "new approaches" are needed a year and a half into Russia's invasion.

Zelenskyy replaces defense minister amid war

Israel extends humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees

All ministries receive 0.06% budget cuts to continue funding for assistance to 14,000 Ukrainian refugees in Israel.

Israel extends humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees

Zelenskyy:

'Ukraine will have to live with the conflict, like Israel'

Ukrainian President cites Israel when saying Ukrainian citizens need to prepare themselves to coexist alongside the conflict with Russia.

'Ukraine will have to live with the conflict, like Israel'

Immigration to Israel highest since 2000

74,714 immigrants arrived in Israel in 2022 and the number of immigrants in 2023 is expected to be high as well.

Immigration to Israel highest since 2000

US to start training Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16s in October

The pilots will also need to go through English language training before they can begin learning to operate the jets.

US to start training Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16s in October