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News and updates about Eastern Europe

From Covid To Kiev, how the Coronavirus was overtaken by talk of World War Three

How can we joke this Purim when there is so much bloodshed and suffering going on in Eastern Europe again?

From Covid To Kiev, how talk of WWIII trumped the virus

The Parsha and Current Events: Esau vs. Esau

A curt but mighty statement regarding what is now happening in eastern Europe. And: Jew-be proud-Eretz Yisrael is your country. Live in it..

The Parsha and Current Events: Esau vs. Esau

This Jewish writer has 4,000 dreidels from prewar Europe

Arthur Kurzweil, a prolific Jewish writer, has collected 4,000 tiny dreidels found by Eastern European treasure hunters.

This Jewish writer has 4,000 dreidels from prewar Europe

17 items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

Documents including 19th C funeral scrolls, manuscripts and community records will be returned to Eastern European Jewish communities.

Items looted during Holocaust seized from NYC auction house

Israel must ally with the "Shield of Europe" states

The pandemic divided Europe into two: rich Eurabia which plunged into chaos and relatively poor Eastern Europe which did not. Opinion.

Israel must ally with the "Shield of Europe" states

Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Large survey shows most Eastern Europeans fear the fall of democracy, distrust the media.

Poll: Eastern Europeans fear for democracy's future

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Moldova

Jewish headstone in Moldova painted with swastika. In separate incident, hundreds of Jewish headstones found at military base in Ukraine.

Jewish cemetery vandalized in Moldova

How we deliver care to Jewish elderly has to change

JDC CEO says elderly Jews from eastern Europe who are not Holocaust survivors will require more aid in the coming years.

How we deliver care to Jewish elderly has to change

PM heads to Baltic in search of new allies to counter EU bias

Prime Minister looks to counter 'not always friendly' relations with European Union by forging new alliances with eastern European states.

PM heads to Baltic in search of new allies to counter EU biasplayer

Netanyahu to be first PM to visit Lithuania

PM Netanyahu to make historic visit to Lithuania tomorrow as part of rowing ties with eastern European nations.

Netanyahu to be first PM to visit Lithuania

Decrease in asylum-seekers to Israel from Eastern Europe

Significant drop in number of asylum seekers arriving as tourists from Ukraine and Georgia in first half of 2018, says Population Authority.

Decrease in asylum-seekers to Israel from Eastern Europe

Remembering the lost Jewish communities of Eastern Europe

Lithuania unveils the Lost Shtetl Museum, dedicated to the small Jewish communities wiped out during the Holocaust.

Remembering the lost Jewish communities of Eastern Europe

Two Europes clash over Islam and Christianity

Two Europes clash over Islam and Christianity

'They're turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe'

Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff says focus on white supremacists in West leading many to turn blind eye to more serious anti-Semitism in the east.

'They're turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe'

Study: Over 10% of Eastern Europeans don’t want Jews as citizens

New study finds that 80 percent of respondents would accept Jews as fellow citizens. The remainder was not sure or declined to answer.

Study: Over 10% of Eastern Europeans don’t want Jews as citizens

US: East European nations must return stolen Jewish property

US Holocaust issues envoy says Easter European nations must start fulfilling obligations to Jewish property owners and their families.

US: East European nations must return stolen Jewish property

Program preserved 70 European Jewish graveyards

German-funded pilot program has restored cemeteries in Ukraine, Poland, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Serbia and Moldova.

Cemeteries program has preserved 70 European Jewish graveyards

US to Put Heavy Weaponry in Eastern Europe

As Putin pounces on Obama's limp foreign policy, US ups the ante with proposal for massive deployment in former Soviet-dependent states.

US to Put Heavy Weaponry in Eastern Europe in 'Policy Shift'

Top Nazi Hunter: Eastern Europe Rewrote Holocaust

Eastern Europe minimizes Holocaust and equates it with Communist 'genocide,' says Dr. Zuroff - and Israel must act.

Top Nazi Hunter: Eastern Europe Rewrote the Holocaust

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.

Ukraine Unveils $60 Million Jewish Center, Holocaust Memorial

Decades Later Details on Over 1,100 Ghettos Emerge

After decades of in-depth Holocaust research, new details are only now emerging on more than 1,100 Jewish ghettos in Eastern Europe.

Details Emerge on Over 1,100 Jewish Ghettos Previously Unknown

Hungary, Romania Head to E. Europe Winter?

Could last year's Arab Spring have led to an Eastern European Winter? The warning signs may be there, the EU and the US fear.

Hungary, Romania Head Toward 'E. Europe Winter'