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News and updates about Ukraine Jews

Zelenskyy reportedly strips 3 Jewish oligarchs of citizenship

In inexplicable move, Ukraine Pres. Zelenskyy strips three of his country's wealthiest Jews - all of them patriotic - of citizenship.

Zelenskyy reportedly strips 3 Jewish oligarchs of citizenship

Will Jewish communities recover from the Russia-Ukraine war?

How the Russia-Ukraine war is undoing 30 years of Jewish community building in Ukraine.

Will Jewish communities recover from the Russia-Ukraine war?

The Moishe House in Kyiv has become a safe haven during wartime

In Kyiv, young Jewish adults seek to renew community events, even during wartime.

The Moishe House in Kyiv has become a safe haven during wartime

From Chmielnicki to Zelenskyy: Should Jews support Ukraine?

Despite the country's Jewish president, many are questioning how they should view the ongoing war with Russia.

From Chmielnicki to Zelenskyy: Should Jews support Ukraine? player

Anti-Semitism in Ukraine: Ukrainian attacked Jew as onlookers prevented him from fleeing

Ukrainian court sentenced attacker to just two years' probation.

Ukrainian attacked Jew as onlookers prevented him from fleeing

Ukraine PM: 'For Ukrainians and Jews, freedom is central aspiration, most important value'

Ukraine PM Shmyhal sends personal letter to Kyiv's Chief Rabbi Markovich, in honor or Passover.

'For Ukrainians and Jews, freedom is central aspiration'

Refugees with Jacuzzis: The surreal life of 200 Jews at a 4-star resort in wartime Ukraine

“We’re refugees, yeah, but over here being refugees has its perks."

The surreal life of 200 Jews at a 4-star resort in Ukraine

Ukrainian and Russian Jews: Welcome

Their wars are not our wars. We do not need to die in their battles or suffer for their sins. We may live our own lives in Israel. Op-ed.

Ukrainian and Russian Jews: Welcome

Time for Jews to abandon Ukraine

Don’t let the media fool you. This is not a war for freedom, we do not owe anyone anything there, and we have to get the Jews out. Op-ed

Time for Jews to abandon Ukraine

Rallying for Ukraine in Tel Aviv

Jews will always forgive,always err on the side of helping their fellow man, often to their own detriment. But Ukraine? Op-ed.

Rallying for Ukraine in Tel Aviv

Aliyah and Jews in The Ukraine

Is prophesy unfolding before our very eyes that is too fantastic to contemplate?

Aliyah and Jews in The Ukraine

Jews, Ukraine and the BBC

Iin a recent program on BBC Radio 4, Ukraine: How did we get here? there was, oddly, not one single reference to the Jews of Ukraine. Op-ed.

Jews, Ukraine and the BBC

Lutsk, Meyn Shtetele Lutsk

Many Jews still live in Ukraine, but for the life of me, I cannot understand why. Op-ed.

Lutsk, Meyn Shtetele Lutsk

The spirit of community

It is almost as if Rabbi Sacks z"l is talking to us today, remarking on how Jews the world over are trying to help those in Ukraine.

The spirit of community

Watch: Evacuating Jews from Kyiv to Moldova

Explosions are heard throughout the journey as around 100 Jews succeed in fleeing Ukraine.

Watch: Evacuating Jews from Kyiv to Moldovaplayer

Kharkiv rabbi: We hear explosions and pray it will end quickly

Rabbi Moshe Moskovitz, rabbi of the city of Kharkiv, speaks about life during the Ukraine-Russia war.

Kharkiv rabbi: We hear explosions and pray it will end quickly

Chabad hasid joins Ukrainian army: 'Willing to die for Ukraine'

Chabad-Lubavitch hasid from Ukraine joins his country's army together with his father. 'Our army is the best in Europe.'

Chabad hasid joins Ukrainian army: 'Willing to die for Ukraine'

Jews and non-Jews shelter in Ukrainian synagogues

Ukraine rabbis say non-Jews seeking refuge in synagogues, due to belief Russians will not touch the sites.

Jews and non-Jews shelter in Ukrainian synagoguesplayer

Odessa Jews rush to evacuate - on Shabbat

Prayer and panic as Ukrainian rabbis guide their communities into a wartime Shabbat.

Odessa Jews rush to evacuate - on Shabbat

Chabad prepared to absorb thousands of refugees

Rabbi Moshe Asman is preparing his community to absorb thousands of people fleeing the war around Kyiv.

Chabad prepared to absorb thousands of refugees

Diaspora Ministry announces 10m NIS to aid Ukraine Jews

'Quite clear at this stage that both immediate and ongoing support are needed,' Diaspora Ministry says.

Diaspora Ministry announces 10m NIS to aid Ukraine Jews

Moldova Jewish community absorbing Ukrainian Jews fleeing war

Moldova's Jews offer food, shelter, to Ukrainian Jewish families fleeing war, Nacht Family Foundation reaches out to help cover costs.

Moldova Jewish community absorbing Ukrainian Jews fleeing war

UJA-Federation of NY to support Ukraine's Jews

UJA-Federation of New York approves up to $3 million in emergency funding to support the Jewish community of Ukraine.

UJA-Federation of NY to support Ukraine's Jews

Elect a Democrat as US President, get a World War

The Democrats use Russia's Ukraine issue to obscure America's real enemy, China, whjich is paying them and corporate America off.Op-ed.

Elect a Democrat as US President, get a World War

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

Four lending centers for medical equipment established in Ukraine.

Hundreds of thousands of dollars were invested in medical equipment to supply the foundation of lending centers to four Ukraine cities.

Ukraine: 4 lending centers for medical equipment established

Netanyahu: 'G-d has given us great opportunity'

'Almost-destroyed people mercilessly slaughtered; this nation today heads strong, robust, prosperous country - 1st of all by power of faith'

Netanyahu: 'G-d has given us great opportunity'

One century ago this week, a catastrophe struck Jewry

One century ago this week, a catastrophe struck Jewry

Ukraine: Circumcision for 90-year-old

Historic Brit Milah to take place at new medical center in Menorah compound: 'Not a day in the clinic goes by without saving lives.'

Ukraine: Circumcision for 90-year-old

'The city is desecrating Jewish graves it seeks to commemorate'

Jewish graves in Ukraine desecrated, remains uncovered as heavy machinery plows through Jewish cemetery.

'The city is desecrating Jewish graves it seeks to commemorate'

Ukrainian Neo-Nazism: the European Parliament and Summer Camps

Ukrainian Neo-Nazism: the European Parliament and Summer Camps

Emergency Hotline Opened for Ukrainian Jews

910 hotline to provide a safe means for Ukrainian Jewry to report health emergencies, crimes, and anti-Semitism amid rising unrest.

Emergency Hotline Opened for Ukrainian Jews

Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Garik Zylberbord was killed in Donetsk while trying to stop pro-Russian rebels from robbing his neighbor’s home.

Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

JA Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

Dozens of Jewish teens cool off in Israel over the summer, as conflict in Donetsk heats up - and Aliyah rises.

Jewish Agency Bringing Ukrainian Jewish Community to Israel

Ukraine and Us

Ukraine and Us

Wounded Ukrainian Mayor on the Mend

Gennady Kernes, who was shot last week in Kharkiv, has regained full consciousness and slowly recovering, officials say.

Wounded Ukrainian Jewish Mayor on the Mend

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically Wounded

Mayor of Kharkiv, Gennady Kernes, has been shot in the back by unidentified gunmen; doctors fighting to save his life.

Jewish Mayor in Ukraine Shot, Critically Woundedplayer

Let Abbas Resign!

Let Abbas Resign!

Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed

Incident marks the second such attack in as many months; comes at a particularly tense time for Ukrainian Jews.

Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed in Apparent Anti-Semitic Attack