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18 Jewish teenage girls escorted off plane in Amsterdam

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.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/08/2021 21:48
'Client is Jewish, turn her down'

'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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2020 10:44
A first: Rabbi awarded Ukraine's Medal of Honor

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.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 09/09/2020 13:35
Humanitarian Kiev Israeli Embassy operation for Ukrainian coronavirus patients

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.Mordechai Sones, 26/05/2020 17:42
Vandals defile Sholem Aleichem’s monument in Kiev with swastika

Vandals defile Sholem Aleichem’s monument in Kiev with swastika

Monument to writer Sholem Aleichem in Kiev vandalized with swastika graffiti.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/11/2019 12:07
Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire’s effigy left in front of synagogue

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.'Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 17/10/2019 21:30
 Netanyahu meets leaders of Ukraine Jewish community

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2019 22:16
Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Ukraine court nullifies naming of streets for Nazi collaborators

Ukrainian court nullifies naming of Kiev streets for Nazi collaborators, mayor promises to appeal ruling.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/06/2019 15:25
Kiev synagogue evacuated following bomb threat

Kiev synagogue evacuated following bomb threat

Jewish community in Ukranian capital receives message Brodsky synagogue would be destroyed within 24 hours.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 27/05/2019 17:11
El Al passengers stranded in Ukraine

El Al passengers stranded in Ukraine

Flight scheduled to take off from Kiev was delayed; passengers to remain in Kiev until Shabbat ends.Arutz Sheva, 07/12/2018 15:29
Ukrainian vandals smear animal blood on menorah

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.David Rosenberg, 18/12/2017 14:27
Elderly couple meets at Kiev's new Jewish community center

Elderly couple meets at Kiev's new Jewish community center

Kiev’s new JCC celebrates marriage of elderly couple who met there.JTA, 16/09/2017 19:58
Israeli man murdered near Kiev synagogue

Israeli man murdered near Kiev synagogue

Jerusalem resident found dead in Ukrainian capital. Suspect arrested after stealing victim's car.JTA, 24/08/2017 22:28
American-style JCC opens in Kiev

American-style JCC opens in Kiev

Ukrainian capital opens its first American-style Jewish community center.JTA, 02/11/2016 04:40
Israeli shooting suspect nabbed 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.Tova Dvorin, 15/05/2016 19:53
The Miracle on the Plane to 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.Shira Nussdorf, 29/03/2015 14:58
Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2014 13:44
Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.Tova Dvorin, 23/04/2014 13:15
Moscow Accuses Kiev of  Breaking Geneva Accords

Moscow Accuses Kiev of Breaking Geneva Accords

Russian Foreign Minister accuses Ukraine of allowing 'extremists' to orchestrate events in Donetsk.Tova Dvorin, 21/04/2014 21:41
Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict

Former Israeli ambassador to Russia, in special interview, lends credence to Ukrainian claims that Russia is behind protests.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 16/04/2014 22:24
Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'

Syria Rebels Offer 'Advice' to Ukrainian 'Rebels'

Syrians offer mostly tongue-in-cheek 'advice' to Ukrainians fighting to ward-off Russian takeover in Crimea.Arutz Sheva staff, 18/03/2014 13:03
Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Russia Officially Recognizes Sovereign Crimea

Referendum vote leads to official declaration of Crimea as 'independent state' by Moscow. But what does that mean practically?Tova Dvorin, 17/03/2014 22:42
Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev

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.Ari Yashar, 16/03/2014 18:19
Kiev Rabbi who was Stabbed had Said He Felt Safe

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.Gil Ronen, 16/03/2014 11:20
Seriously Wounded Ukrainians Airlifted to Israel

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.Arutz Sheva staff, 08/03/2014 22:24
Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Seven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.Tova Dvorin , 05/03/2014 22:01
Ukraine Interim President Warns Russia: Stay Away

Ukraine Interim President Warns Russia: Stay Away

Olexander Turchynov warns Russia against military aggression after armed men seized Crimea's regional parliament.Arutz Sheva staff, 27/02/2014 16:02
Arrest Warrant Issued for Yanukovych

Arrest Warrant Issued for Yanukovych

Ukraine's new rulers launch probe over the "mass murder" of protesters in Kiev.Gil Ronen, 24/02/2014 12:11
Kiev: Parliament Speaker Elected Interim President

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.Tova Dvorin, 23/02/2014 14:32
'This is Not a Revolution - This is War'

'This is Not a Revolution - This is War'

Arutz Sheva correspondent Ludmila Yuga, in Ukraine, reports from ground zero of the political upheaval.Ludmila Yuga, Kharkiv, 23/02/2014 13:57
Kiev: Protestors Storm Parliament

Kiev: Protestors Storm Parliament

Tensions boil over in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovych flees, denies rumors of stepping down.Tova Dvorin, 22/02/2014 21:24
Ukraine: Uncertainty Looms

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, 22/02/2014 19:44
Anti-Semitism Rises Due to Ukrainian Unrest

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, 22/02/2014 19:14
Ukraine: Confusion Reigns Over Possible Peace Deal

Ukraine: Confusion Reigns Over Possible Peace Deal

Violence resumes as president releases statement saying compromise has been reached; opposition remains mum.Tova Dvorin, 21/02/2014 13:48
EU to Impose Sanctions on Ukraine after Bloodshed

EU to Impose Sanctions on Ukraine after Bloodshed

'Outraged' Obama administration urges Ukraine’s military not to get involved in the conflict, after dozens were killed Thursday.Gil Ronen, 20/02/2014 21:46
War in Kiev: 70 Said Dead

War in Kiev: 70 Said Dead

Police, including a sniper, fired live rounds at anti-government protesters. Government says 67 policemen were taken hostage.Gil Ronen, 20/02/2014 19:08
Kiev Enters 'Civil War': 25 Dead, 9 of them Police

Kiev Enters 'Civil War': 25 Dead, 9 of them Police

Live footage of Ukraine unrest: President Yanukovych threatens to crack down on protesters after the bloodiest clashes in 70 years.Gil Ronen, 19/02/2014 12:32
Moscow: Washington Interfering in Ukraine Crisis

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, 07/02/2014 08:11
Ukraine: Yanukovych Caught Between EU, Russia

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, 04/02/2014 11:35
Kiev: High-Profile Activist Cries 'Torture'

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, 02/02/2014 10:00
Kiev: Talks Stall as President Calls 'Sick Leave'

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, 31/01/2014 08:13
Kiev: Parties Weigh Compromise

Kiev: Parties Weigh Compromise

Tensions slowly settling in Ukraine as parliamentarians warn of looming civil war.Tova Dvorin, 29/01/2014 20:42
Ukraine: Prime Minister Resigns

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, 28/01/2014 11:26
Kiev: Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Agreement

Kiev: Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Agreement

Opposition leaders reject an offer of government posts from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych as protests continue.Tova Dvorin, 26/01/2014 14:02
Kiev Violence: US Threatens Ukraine with Sanctions

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, 24/01/2014 08:23
Ukraine: President, Opposition Leaders Meet

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, 22/01/2014 22:01
Violence Rages in Ukraine for Second Straight Day

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, 21/01/2014 13:37
Kiev Stabbing: 'We're Afraid to Leave Our Homes'

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, 19/01/2014 11:31
Hareidi Man Stabbed in Kiev

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, 19/01/2014 01:57
Ukrainian Journalist Brutally Beaten

Ukrainian Journalist Brutally Beaten

Hundreds rally outside the Interior Ministry in Kiev after local journalist and opposition activist is brutally beaten.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2013 00:13
Kiev: Police Use Chainsaws Against Protest Camp

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, 11/12/2013 13:48
Kiev: Protesters Threaten to Seal In President

Kiev: Protesters Threaten to Seal In President

'Half a million' people take part in the two-week movement's biggest protest yet.Gil Ronen, 08/12/2013 18:54
Kiev: Government Buildings Under Siege

Kiev: Government Buildings Under Siege

The number of protesters has grown and 'President Yanukovich has lost control of the center of Kiev.'Gil Ronen, 03/12/2013 07:55
Kiev Rabbi: This is a Revolution

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, 02/12/2013 13:52
Kiev Hosts First-Ever Hebrew Song Contest in FSU

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, 26/06/2013 11:48
Pres. of Ukrainian Jewish Congress Targeted

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, 06/03/2013 02:15
Chief Rabbi Metzger Visits Kiev Beating Victim

Chief Rabbi Metzger Visits Kiev Beating Victim

Aaron Alexander Goncharov, who was nearly beaten to death in an anti-Semitic attack in Kiev on Passover, had a special visitor todayGabe Kahn, 19/04/2012 18:58