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  • 9 October 2014, 18:56 | Judaism

    Odesa Jewish community denied harassment of Jews

  • 1 October 2014, 16:53 | Islam | 

    Fate of Two Young Muslims Kidnapped In Crimea Remains Unknown

    The fate of the two young men kidnapped two days ago in the Belogorsk suburb still is unknown despite the authorities’ promise to “return the missing young men before the next morning.” The father of one of them, Mr. Abdureshit Jepparov, left for Simferopol to meet the “Head of Crimea” Mr. Sergei Aksenov, Islam in Ukraine informs.

  • 23 September 2014, 10:13 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Almost 11,500 Hasidim have already arrived in Uman

    About 11.5 thousand Hasidic pilgrims who celebrate the Jewish New Year 5775 Rosh Hashanah at the grave of Rabbi Nachman have already arrived in Uman, as reported by UNN.

  • 18 September 2014, 08:41 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Crimean Mosque checked for involvement in extremism

    Books from the list of Islamic literature banned in Russia and now in the occupied Crimea were seized in the mosque in Simferopol’s Fountains district, where on September 17, the "prosecution" officers performed an inspection, reports Radio Liberty.

  • 16 September 2014, 11:38 | Islam

    Crimean Schools Shortened Crimean Tatar Language Classes

    Maarifci Association of Crimean Tatar Educators approached the Crimean Minister of Education, Science and Youth Natalya Honcharova with a proposal to eliminate the problem in the sphere of tutoring in Crimean Tatar language, Islam in Ukraine informs.

  • 12 September 2014, 16:01 | Judaism | 

    Hasidim in Uman raise funds for the Ukrainian army

    Uman expects more than thirty thousand pilgrims. They come with the intention to celebrate the Jewish New Year and to visit the grave of their spiritual leader Rabbi Nachman, but they will also help Ukrainian soldiers with money.

  • 11 September 2014, 12:13 | Judaism | 

    Number of Hasidic pilgrims in Uman will increase this year

    Despite the difficult situation in Ukraine, more than 35 thousand Hasidic pilgrims from 25 countries will come to Uman, Cherkasy region, this year to celebrate the new year 5775 Jews Rosh Hashanah on September 24.

  • 8 September 2014, 10:47 | International relations | 

    Dalai-lama: Putin seems to want to "rebuild the Berlin Wall"

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticized Russia's President Vladimir Putin as "self-centred" in a German newspaper interview on Sunday, saying Putin seems to want to "rebuild the Berlin Wall".

  • 8 September 2014, 10:04 | Extraordinary situations

    Terrorists in Donetsk shoot Jewish man

    A Jewish man was shot to death by pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday, community leaders told The Jerusalem Post.

  • 2 September 2014, 09:24 | Islam | 

    First Muslim Gymnasium “Our Future” Opens its Doors For the Schoolchildren

    Private Gymnasium started its work at Kyiv Islamic Cultural Centre with the solemn opening “First Bell” ceremony on September 1, 2014 at 11AM. The study plan, fulfilling the obligatory state education programme, also makes a good showing by advanced study of foreign languages (English and Arabic), lessons on Ethics and Ethnic traditions.

  • 22 August 2014, 13:36 | National religious question

    Dzhemilev Appointed President’s envoy on Crimean Tatar Affairs

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Crimean Tatar leader, Ukrainian MP Mustafa Dzhemilev, his representative on Crimean Tatar affairs.

  • 20 August 2014, 14:06 | Islam | 

    Donetsk Cathedral Mosque Damaged, No Injuries

    A missile hit Donetsk Cathedral Mosque “Akhat’-Jami” during the shelling on August 16. It broke through the central dome and exploded inside the building. Fortunately, the prayer hall was empty at that moment, so there were no injuries.

  • 17 August 2014, 11:46 | Church-state relations | 

    In Crimea a Muslim to be persecuted for ‘extremist literature'

    The books banned in Russia were found as a result of the search in the Crimean Madrassas. The case of the director of the educational institution was filed in court. This was reported by Deputy Mufti of the Muslims of Crimea Esadullah Bayirov to Krym.Realii website.

  • 8 August 2014, 12:43 | Judaism | 

    150 Jews who fled Ukraine fighting expected in Israel

    At least 150 Jews who fled fighting in eastern Ukraine are expected to land in Israel next month in one of the largest group of arrivals of its kind this year, JTA informs.

  • 7 August 2014, 12:26 | Islam

    International Youth School For Islamic Studies is held in Kyiv

    A 5-day III International Youth School For Islamic Studies was launched at Kyiv Islamic Cultural Centre. Young Islamic researchers from both different parts of ukraine and Belarus will take part in its work.

  • 28 July 2014, 12:55 | Islam

    Muslims of Ukraine celebrate Eid al-Fitr

  • 24 July 2014, 12:22 | Islam | 

    Mufti Said Ismagilov called Muslims to pay zakat al-Fitr to refugees from Crimea and Donbas

    Said Ismagilov, Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Ukraine "Ummah", urges Muslims to pay zakat al-Fitr, which is paid by Muslims at the end of Ramadan, for the needs of refugees from the Crimea and Donbas.

  • 23 July 2014, 15:40 | National religious question | 

    Yaakov Dov Bleich: Jews cannot be considered separate from Ukrainians, because together we are fighting for a sovereign and integral Ukraine

    All the Jews in Ukraine, from Lviv to Donbas, are a Ukrainian social force, they are concerned for the fate of the state, its integrity and are fighting for it in the ranks of the Ukrainian army, Yaakov Dov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and Ukraine, said in his interview to Radio Liberty.

  • 9 July 2014, 11:11 | Islam | 

    Mejlis: Crimean Tatars are being pursued

    The mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people is going to turn to international organizations in response to Refat Chubarov and Mustafa Dzhemilev’s situation.

  • 2 July 2014, 16:41 | Islam | 

    Muftiate of Crimean Muslims is concerned about Ramadan held in the new realities

    On June 27 the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began. Deputy Mufti of Muslims of Crimea Ayder Ismailov hsared his view what the current Ramadan will be like for Muslims of Crimea, caught in the new conditions, reports Religion in Ukraine referring to Islam.in.ua.