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The New York Times: Bolton vs. Mark Langfan

The New York Times: Bolton vs. Mark Langfan

Jewish education for Ukrainian Jewish refugees

Jewish community provides shelter, employment, and education for Ukrainian refugees. Refugees: We feel safe here.

Read, don't war: Jewish education for Ukrainian Jewish refugees

'Ukraine stands with the State of Israel'

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko draws commonalities in Jewish, Ukrainian struggles for independence during state visit.

'Ukraine stands with the State of Israel'

Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran

US President Barack Obama pledges to work 'with any nation' to solve Ukraine, Syria conflicts.

Obama 'Prepared to Work With' Russia, Iran on Syria Conflict

172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukrainian immigrants welcomed home after experiencing the horrors of the civil war in Donetsk.

Safe Landing: 172 Olim Escape War-Torn Ukraine for Israel

Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Renewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.

Ukraine Fears Imminent 'Full-Scale' Russian Invasion

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Emergency funds to bolster security, supplies to Jews caught in the line of fire between Kiev, pro-Russian rebels.

IFCJ Donates $650,000 to Ukrainian Jewry

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

US Secretary of State to meet with Netanyahu, Russian FM over 'window of opportunity' to solve regional conflicts.

Kerry Heads to Rome to Talk 'Palestinian State'

Ukrainian Jews: France, UK Much Worse for Jews

Ukrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.

Ukrainian Jews Say Anti-Semitism Being Overhyped by Moscow

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

Malaysian Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Border

Foul play or terrorism? Stakes skyrocket in Moscow-Kiev conflict after 295 people die in apparent terror attack.

Malaysia Airlines Jet Crashes Over Russia-Ukraine Borderplayer

Verbal Violence Between Russia, Ukraine Escalates

Russian adviser insults Ukraine as trade deal with EU looms; violence continues as refugee crisis balloons out of control.

Russia Versus 'Nazi Frankenstein' as 90,000 People Flee Clashes

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding'

Ukraine, Russia end peace talks and resolve to end fighting in the volatile east - as battles continue to rage in Slaviansk.

Moscow, Kiev Reach 'Mutual Understanding' as Fighting Continuesplayer

Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.

Ukraine's New Premier Vows: No Talks With Gangsters and Killersplayer

Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetsk

Donetsk separatists declare they are 'ready to defend' the region against local pro-Ukrainian militias, creating a multiple-front conflict.

Infighting Breaks Out in Ukraine's Donetskplayer

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Election

Ukrainian chocolate baron Petro Poroshenko wins 56% of the vote in election, vows to bring peace.

Ukraine's 'Chocolate King' Wins Presidential Election

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Voteplayer

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists

Tapes surface claiming Jewish regional governor has placed a bounty on a major pro-Russian separatist leader, hired hit men for fire attack.

Report: Jewish Oligarch Threatened Separatists in Ukraine

Ukraine and Us

Ukraine and Us

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraineplayer

Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'

Despite Offer, Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Down

Vladimir Putin, in surprising about-face, calls back troops, urges pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine to postpone referendum.

Russia Urges Ukrainian Separatists to Stand Downplayer

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

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Berlin advises its citizens to leave Ukraine's troubled east and south, citing increasing tension and risks.

Germany Says Ukraine is Close to War

Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Die

Bomb attack in Odessa kills 42 Ukrainians Friday, plunging region deeper into crisis. Is unrest turning into a civil war?

Kiev 'At War' with Pro-Russian Rebels After 42 Killedplayer

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Conscious Again

Gennady Kernes on the mend as investigation into attack continues.

Wounded Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Regains Consciousness

Neo-Nazis March in Lvov to Honor Ukrainian SS

March for the Waffen, 14th volunteer division of the SS, irks local authorities. Is Neo-Nazism in Ukraine becoming endemic?

Neo-Nazis Honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial Dayplayer

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmenplayer

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

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Rhetoric between Moscow, Kiev escalates, as Russia accuses Ukraine of war crimes and Ukraine accuses Russia of war-mongering.

'Russia Wants to Start World War Three'

Kerry Threatens Russia with More Sanctions

Secretary of State says further Russian action in Ukraine will be an "expensive mistake."

Kerry Threatens Russia with More Sanctions Over Ukraine

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

FM Wants to Bring Peace to Russia, Ukraine

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to meet with new Ukrainian PM, but refuses to take sides; urges reconciliation between Moscow, Kiev.

Liberman: Repairing Russia-Ukraine Relations an Israeli Priority

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

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Pro-Russian protestors clash again in Ukraine, amidst claims that military operations against separatists are temporarily suspended.

Five Killed in Eastern Ukraine as Clashes Continue

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal