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News and updates about Russia-Ukraine Crisis

British Amb. to Israel: UK appreciates Bennett's efforts

Ambassador Neil Wigan: Israel has best relationship with both Russia and Ukraine of any democracy.

UK appreciates Bennett's efforts

McDonald's closes 850 stores in Russia

Fast food company says it will continue to pay 62,000 employees in Russia as it temporarily closes stores in response to invasion of Ukraine

McDonald's closes 850 stores in Russia

Bennett, Zelensky speak for 4th time since Bennett's visit to Moscow

Ukrainian President thanks Israeli PM for Israel's efforts to end the war against his country.

Bennett, Zelensky speak for 4th time since Moscow visit

Meir Spiegler to head task force on integration of Ukrainian refugees

PM Bennett, Immigration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata appoint Spiegler as Director of National Task Force on Integration of Ukraine refugees.

Task force established on integration of Ukrainian refugees

Lapid: No alternative to American leadership

Foreign Minister speaks to US Secretary of State about Russian invasion of Ukraine, negotiations with Iran in Vienna.

Lapid: No alternative to American leadership

Blinken tells Lapid US greatly appreciates Israel's mediation efforts

US Secretary of State meets Israeli Foreign Minister in Latvia to discuss the war in Ukraine.

Blinken: US greatly appreciates Israel's mediation efforts

First wounded Ukrainians arrive in Israel for medical treatment

MDA, ZAKA, and HatzolAir transport family wounded when missile struck their home on Saturday to Israel.

First wounded Ukrainians arrive in Israel for medical treatmentplayer

Bennett calls hotline for refugees, unable to speak to anyone

PM makes call in meeting with Jewish Agency reps., waits 5 minutes with no response, tells reps. situation is unacceptable.

Bennett calls hotline for refugees, unable to speak to anyone

49 percent of Israelis see Bibi as a more capable mediator than PM Naftali Bennett

Former PM Netanyahu still wildly popular; 50 percent of those polled want to see him back as premier.

49 percent of Israelis see Bibi as a more capable mediator

Watch: Thousands flee as Kyiv prepares for gruelling siege

Russian jets tore through civilian centers as thousands of Ukrainians scrambled to leave the besieged capital city.

Watch: Thousands flee as Kyiv prepares for gruelling siege player

Bennett: Israel must take any chance to facilitate peace

PM after returning from meetings with Putin, German Chancellor: Even if chance is small, Israel has moral duty to make attempt for peace.

Bennett: Israel must take any chance to facilitate peace

Diaspora Min. asks PM to cancel deposits for Ukrainian refugees

Diaspora Affairs Minister Dr. Nachman Shai sends letter to PM Bennett calling NIS 10,000 deposit for Ukrainian refugees 'inhuman.'

Diaspora Min. asks PM to cancel deposits for Ukrainian refugees

Ukraine, Russia reach agreement on humanitarian corridors

Agreement would allow evacuation of civilians from areas of battle in Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Ukraine, Russia reach agreement on humanitarian corridors

Zelenskyy says Bennett not supportive enough of Ukraine

Ukrainian Pres. says he is moved by Israelis' support for his country, but Israeli PM not as supportive as Israeli people are.

Zelenskyy says Bennett not supportive enough of Ukraine

Macron to Putin: You've made a big mistake

French President speaks with Russian counterpart, says it is clear Putin will not withdraw but wants to occupy all of Ukraine.

Macron to Putin: You've made a big mistake

Kyiv rabbi in Israel: We want to strengthen Jews left behind

Rabbi Jonatan Markovich, the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv, arrives on rescue flight from Kyiv.

Kyiv rabbi in Israel: We want to strengthen Jews left behind

Israel announces new NIS 10 million aid package for Ukrainian Jews

Diaspora Minister Nachman Shai announces aid for Ukrainian Jewish community from Israeli govt. and Australian philanthropic foundation.

Israel announces new NIS 10 million aid package for Ukraine Jews

Thousands arrested in Russia for protesting Ukraine war

Children laying flowers at Ukrainian embassy among the 6,500 arrested for protesting invasion of Ukraine.

Thousands arrested in Russia for protesting Ukraine warplayer

Russian Ambassador: Babyn Yar attack 'fake news'

Russian Ambassador to Israel Anatoly Viktorov says Russia seeking to free Ukraine from those who hold it hostage, not occupy it.

Russian Ambassador: Babyn Yar attack 'fake news'

Friend of slain Israeli: Israel must see Putin is a new Nazi

Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Kunytskyi, who served in the IDF, says Israel must take sides with Ukraine against Putin.

Friend of slain Israeli: Israel must see Putin is a new Nazi

Shaked rejects criticism of Ukrainian ambassador

Interior Minister responds to criticism of Israel's rejection of Ukrainian refugees. 'Our goal must be to protect Israel's interests.'

Shaked rejects criticism of Ukrainian ambassador

Lapid condemns attack on Babyn Yar Memorial without mention of Russia

Israeli leaders respond to Russian attack on memorial to Holocaust massacre, pledge to support rebuilding efforts.

Lapid condemns attack on Babyn Yar Memorialplayer

Sharansky: Putin uses Holocaust but bombs Babyn Yar

Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center leadership reacts to Russian attacks, including airstrike on memorial to massacre of 33,000 Jews.

Sharansky: Putin uses Holocaust but bombs Babyn Yar

Bennett to Ukrainian Jewish youths: You have a home here

PM meets students on Masa program from Ukraine , hears of the trials facing their families as Russian invasion continues.

Bennett to Ukrainian Jewish youths: You have a home here

Russian strike hits Babyn Yar memorial in Kyiv

Airstrike on TV tower hits memorial to 33,000 Jews murdered in Holocaust massacre. Ukrainian government says.

Russian strike hits Babyn Yar memorial in Kyivplayer

Russia warns Ukrainian civilians to evacuate

Russian Defense Ministry calls on residents of Kyiv who live near military installations to leave before airstrikes hit.

Russia warns Ukrainian civilians to evacuateplayer

Intl. Criminal Court to investigate Ukraine war crimes

Hague Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan announces investigation into alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine.

Intl. Criminal Court to investigate Ukraine war crimes

For many Jews watching Ukraine’s war, Vlodymyr Zelenskyy is a ‘modern Maccabee’

Many Jewish writers see Ukrainian president as a 'contemporary Jewish hero' for his leadership in facing an invasion by Russia,

For many Jews, Vlodymyr Zelenskyy is a ‘modern Maccabee’

Israeli Jew shot and killed near Kyiv

Israel's Ambassador to Ukraine confirmed that an Israeli Jew was shot and killed near Kyiv.

Israeli Jew shot and killed near Kyiv

Netanyahu: Lapid, Bennett should talk less about Ukraine

Opposition leader says PM, Foreign Minister taking eye off danger of return to weak Iran nuclear deal with focus on Ukraine crisis.

Netanyahu: Lapid, Bennett should talk less about Ukraine

Zelenskyy: Russian soldiers, save your own lives and leave

Ukraine says dozens killed in Kharkiv as cease-fire talks begin at Belarusian border,

Zelenskyy: Russian soldiers, save your own lives and leave

Belarus to join Russian war on Ukraine, former minister warns

Former Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Zagorodnyuk says Belarus on verge of declaring war on Ukraine.

Belarus to join Russian war on Ukraine, former minister warns

Ukraine Rabbi: President Zelensky asked us to pray for Ukraine

Rabbi Yaakov Bleich recounts efforts to get members of his community out of Kyiv as Russia attacked.

Ukraine Rabbi: President Zelensky asked us to pray for Ukraine

'If West had followed Israel's example we would not be where we are with Russia'

Former commander of British military forces in Afghanistan speaks to Israel National News about Russian invasion of Ukraine.

'With Russia, West should have followed Israel's example'

Bennett: Israel to send 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Israeli PM pledges Jewish State will do all it can to assist Ukrainian people affected by war with Russia.

Bennett: Israel to send 100 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Zelenskyy: Russia committing genocide against Ukraine

Ukrainian President calls for Russia to be stripped of voting rights at UN Security Council as war on his nation continues.

Zelenskyy: Russia committing genocide against Ukraine

Ukraine President rejects cease-fire talks in Belarus

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says open to cease-fire talks with Russia, but not from country used to launch attacks on his country.

Ukraine President rejects cease-fire talks in Belarus

Anatevka: Jewish refugee town near Kyiv asks for help

Thousands of Jews flee to Chabad-created refugee village named for town from 'Fiddler on the Roof' in shadow of Russia's war on Ukraine.

Anatevka: Jewish refugee town near Kyiv asks for help

Russian forces enter Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd largest city

Kyiv resident says citizens will fight Russian invaders. 'Kyiv could be hell for Russian military,'

Russian forces enter Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd largest city

Will Belarus allow Russia to keep nuclear weapons in its territory?

Preliminary voting ends on constitutional referendum which would end Belarusian neutrality, allow Pres. Lukashenko to further support Putin,

Russia to keep nuclear weapons in Belarus?