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  • 8 August 2018, 10:46 | History, archaeology | 

    Grave of first rabbi of Berezhany found in Ternopil region

    In the city of Berezhany, on July 11-13, an epigraphic expedition under the Judaism master's program of the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) was carried out under the guidance of professors Vitaliy Chernoivanenko and Taisiya Sidorchuk with the participation of epigraphics experts Kateryna Malakhova and Oleksandra Fishel and a group of NaUKMA students.

  • 20 July 2018, 08:44 | Monitoring

    Meet the Jewish Ethiopian-Ukrainian singer staffing Birthright this summer

    Birthright is an educational NGO that sponsors free ten-day heritage trips to Israel for young adults of Jewish heritage, aged 18–32. During their trip, participants, most of whom are visiting Israel for the first time, are encouraged to discover new meaning in their personal Jewish identity and connection to Jewish history and culture.

  • 30 August 2013, 10:47 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Restored Jewish Silver Ritual Objects on Display in Lviv

    On August 28, restored Jewish ritual silver, which served as an essential attributes during the celebration of holidays, was presented at the Lviv Museum of the History of Religion. Visitors are able to see the panels and crown on the Torah, candlesticks, candelabras, bowls, and spice boxes, thanks to six years of painstaking work by the artist and restorer Oleksandr Pavlyuk

  • 3 March 2011, 10:27 | Vatican | 

    New pope book says Jews not guilty of Jesus Christ’s death

    Pope Benedict, in a new book, has personally exonerated Jews of allegations they were responsible for Jesus Christ’s death, repudiating the concept of collective guilt that has haunted Christian-Jewish relations for centuries. Jewish groups applauded the move. The Anti-Defamation League called it “an important and historic moment” and hoped that it would help complicated theology “translate down to the pews” to improve grass roots inter-religious dialogue, Reuters report.

  • 21 January 2011, 13:36 | Religious-digest | 

    Chernigov Jewish Community Experiences Steady and Inspiring Growth

    Chernigov, Ukraine – situated north of Kiev on the Desna River – has spent the last several weeks buried under a thick blanket of fresh winter snow, its streets slick with ice, freezing temperatures and blustery winds rouging the bare cheeks of bundled-up city-dwellers.

  • 26 October 2010, 15:32 | Judaism

    New Synagogue for Zhitomir School

    The Ohr Avner Chabad Day School of Zhitomir celebrated the opening of its new synagogue. The ceremony was attended by Chief Rabbi of Zhitomir and Western Ukraine Shlomo Wilhelm.

  • 27 September 2010, 16:33 | Scandals, crime

    Israeli on Pilgrimage Killed in Ukraine

    An Israeli man was stabbed to death during a pilgrimage to a Ukrainian town, local police said Sunday, Kyiv Post reports with the reference to Associated Press.

  • 8 September 2010, 16:36 | Religious-digest

    ‘Every facet of Judaism’ at gathering around Rabbi’s grave

    Trance music, stalls selling felafel... and some very perplexed Ukrainian locals as hundreds arrive in Uman to mark 200th anniversary of Rabbi Nahman's death.

  • 13 December 2009, 14:59 | Major Religions


    Ukraine contains the third-largest Jewish community in Europe and the fifth-largest Jewish community in the world. The majority of Ukrainian Jews live in four large cities: Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv, and Odesa. Despite the limitations imposed on them by various governments and regimes throughout modern history, Jews played a major role in developing Ukraine's commerce and industry as well as the major urban environments of Ukraine.