News and updates about Kiev

Do not leave anyone hungry in Kiev

With the city under military siege, food is hard to find, and kosher food even harder to come by.

Do not leave anyone hungry in Kiev

Purim in Kiev

Where is the Jewish wisdom in packing our bags only when the tanks of tyrants come rumbling into cities where we never belonged? Op-ed.

Purim in Kiev

A letter from Kiev

The war in Ukraine, Chabad emissaries, the Megilla and the parasha.

A letter from Kiev

Kyiv's kosher store: 'The shelves are emptying'

Haim Chaimovitch, owner of a kosher store in Kyiv, Ukraine, says shelves are 'emptying, but at the moment there is what to eat.'

Kyiv's kosher store: 'The shelves are emptying'

Families torn apart during war in Ukraine: 'We left Dad in Kiev'

Young boy tears up recalling separation from his father following Russian invasion.

Families torn apart during war in Ukraineplayer

Lapid prepares for evacuation of Israelis, Jews from Ukraine

Foreign Minister speaks with embassy staff in Kiev as prospect of Russian invasion of Ukraine looms.

Lapid prepares for evacuation of Israelis, Jews from Ukraine

3 Israelis not allowed into Ukraine without explanation

In recent weeks Ukrainian authorities have stopped various Israelis from entering the country at the airport.

3 Israelis not allowed into Ukraine without explanation

The true faces of the Babyn Yar Murders revealed

'Some were shooters, others extracted Jews from their homes, others took their belongings, or served sandwiches and tea to shooters.' Report

The true faces of the Babyn Yar Murders revealed

Tragedy: One killed in traffic collision on way back from Uman

Accident occurred on highway leading to Kiev. Several other passengers lightly injured.

Tragedy: One killed in traffic collision on way back from Uman

MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive tests

MDA teams running the testing centers in Uman report a high percentage of positive COVID-19 test results.

MDA teams in Uman report high percentage of positive testsplayer

18 Jewish teenage girls escorted off plane in Amsterdam

Tour group accused of misbehavior and not following mask rules on flight from Kiev to Amsterdam.

18 Jewish teenage girls escorted off plane in Amsterdam

'Client is Jewish, turn her down'

Shift manager at beauty salon in Kiev, Ukraine tells salon manager not to accept a Jewish client, put her on a blacklist.

'Client is Jewish, turn her down'

A first: Rabbi awarded Ukraine's Medal of Honor

Chief Rabbi of Kiev becomes first Jewish religious leader to receive Ukrainian Parliament's highest honor.

A first: Rabbi awarded Ukraine's Medal of Honor

Humanitarian Kiev Israeli Embassy operation for Ukrainian coronavirus patients

Special humanitarian operation organized by embassy in cooperation with Israel's Honorary Consul in Western Ukraine Oleg Vishnikov.

Humanitarian Israeli Embassy operation for Ukraine corona-struck

Vandals defile Sholem Aleichem’s monument in Kiev with swastika

Monument to writer Sholem Aleichem in Kiev vandalized with swastika graffiti.

Vandals defile Sholem Aleichem’s monument in Kiev with swastika

Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire’s effigy left in front of synagogue

Life-size effigy of Igor Kolomoisky covered in red paint placed at entrance to synagogue in Kiev on 'Cossack Day.'

Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire’s effigy left in front of synagogue

Netanyahu meets leaders of Ukraine Jewish community

'Ukraine has been one of the water wells of Judaism for centuries despite pogroms, slaughter at Babi Yar.'

 Netanyahu meets leaders of Ukraine Jewish community

Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Ukrainian court nullifies naming of Kiev streets for Nazi collaborators, mayor promises to appeal ruling.

Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Kiev synagogue evacuated following bomb threat

Jewish community in Ukranian capital receives message Brodsky synagogue would be destroyed within 24 hours.

Kiev synagogue evacuated following bomb threat

El Al passengers stranded in Ukraine

Flight scheduled to take off from Kiev was delayed; passengers to remain in Kiev until Shabbat ends.

El Al passengers stranded in Ukraine

Ukrainian vandals smear animal blood on menorah

Days after vandals spray-paint swastika on menorah in Ukrainian capital of Kiev, Hanukkah symbol vandalized with animal blood.

Ukrainian vandals smear animal blood on menorah

Elderly couple meets at Kiev's new Jewish community center

Kiev’s new JCC celebrates marriage of elderly couple who met there.

Elderly couple meets at Kiev's new Jewish community center

Israeli man murdered near Kiev synagogue

Jerusalem resident found dead in Ukrainian capital. Suspect arrested after stealing victim's car.

Israeli man murdered near Kiev synagogue

American-style JCC opens in Kiev

Ukrainian capital opens its first American-style Jewish community center.

American-style JCC opens in Kiev

Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev

Suspect fled the scene of a nightclub shooting in 2014; authorities are charging him with attempted murder.

Israeli shooting suspect nabbed in Kiev

The Miracle on the Plane to Kiev

Black Box Over Kiev reveals the miracle men that saved a plane by davening and learning the Torah of Rebbe Nachman on his birthday.

The Miracle on the Plane to Kiev

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Regains Consciousness

Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.

Tensions Rise Again in Ukraine After Two Tortured Bodies Foundplayer

Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva Accords

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.

Moscow Accuses Kiev of  Breaking Geneva Accords

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Former Israeli ambassador to Russia, in special interview, lends credence to Ukrainian claims that Russia is behind protests.

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'

Syrians offer mostly tongue-in-cheek 'advice' to Ukrainians fighting to ward-off Russian takeover in Crimea.

Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'

Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?

Russia Official Recognizes Sovereign Crimea, Sparking Alarmplayer

Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev

Possibly pro-Russian rioters chase couple with sticks in Kiev's central square; miraculously the two manage to escape to synagogue.

Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev

Kiev Rabbi who was Stabbed had Said He Felt Safe

Rabbi Hillel Cohen, Chairman of Hatzala in Kiev, had told Arutz Sheva that he has experienced no anti-Semitism.

Kiev Rabbi who was Stabbed had Said He Felt Safe

Seriously Wounded Ukrainians Airlifted to Israel

They are scheduled to receive treatment at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot and at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Seriously Wounded Ukrainians Airlifted to Israel for Treatmentplayer

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Seven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Ukraine Interim President Warns Russia: Stay Away

Olexander Turchynov warns Russia against military aggression after armed men seized Crimea's regional parliament.

Ukraine Interim President Warns Russia to Stay Awayplayer

Arrest Warrant Issued for Yanukovych

Ukraine's new rulers launch probe over the "mass murder" of protesters in Kiev.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Yanukovych

Kiev: Parliament Speaker Elected Interim President

Newly elected parliament working double-time to stabilize Ukraine, has already enacted several big changes in just 24 hours.

Ukraine: Parliament Speaker Elected Interim Presidentplayer

'This is Not a Revolution - This is War'

Arutz Sheva correspondent Ludmila Yuga, in Ukraine, reports from ground zero of the political upheaval.

Special Report: 'This is Not a Revolution - This is War'