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  • 19 June 2019, 13:41 | Judaism | 

    Traditional Orthodox Jewish synagogue opens in Chernivtsi

    In Chernivtsi, at 2 Ukrayinska Street, a synagogue "Israel" -- where the community professes traditional Orthodox Judaism -- was opened.

  • 29 May 2019, 11:15 | History, archaeology | 

    In Lviv, archaeologists to excavate site of Great City Synagogue

    During the week, the archaeological research is planned to be held on the site where once the Great City Synagogue was located in Lviv. Excavations will be carried out by experts of the Rescue Archaeological Service research centre of the IA NAS of Ukraine following the request of the Lviv City Council. This was reported by the Rescue Archeological Service.

  • 24 May 2019, 15:30 | Monitoring

    Who are the Jews of Ukraine?

    Jews have lived in Ukraine for such a long time that their arrival here predates even the first recorded use of the country’s name.

  • 22 May 2019, 16:14 | Monitoring

    Members of Knesset vow Jewish continuity at conference in Ukraine

    MKs meet with Volodymyr Zelensky and attend 'Kyiv Jewish Forum' hosted by the Jewish confederation of Ukraine.

  • 20 May 2019, 09:03 | Monitoring

    5 books with insight into Ukrainian-Jewish history

    There would be no modern Ukraine without Jews. And there would be no State of Israel without Ukraine.

  • 7 May 2019, 09:56 | Religious relations | 

    President of World Jewish Congress receives Andrey Sheptytskyy Award

    On May 5-7, 2019, the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine holds the Kyiv Jewish Forum – a high-profile international event in the course of which the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, conferred the Award of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky on Ronald Lauder, the President of the World Jewish Congress. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 7 May 2019, 08:06 | Monitoring

    In Donetsk, There Will Be Matzah Once Again

    News from the frontlines of eastern Ukraine’s five-year-old frozen war has long slipped from Western headlines, but for the people living in the region, daily reminders of the conflict’s existence abound. On the outskirts of Donetsk, a city of just under a million residents, the sounds of fighting—even the occasional mortar—can be heard, and though less frequent and nowhere near the ferocity it once was, it’s still there. Another reminder is the nightly military curfew, imposed by the government of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic, requiring all individuals to be off the streets between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.

  • 6 May 2019, 16:38 | Church-state relations | 

    Hasidic Rabbis of Ukraine met with President-elect of Ukraine

    The members of the Council of Hasidic Rabbis of Ukraine met with Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, the official site of the Jewish community of Dnipro reports.

  • 3 May 2019, 11:31 | Judaism | 

    Dnipro pays tribute to victims of Nazi genocide of Jews

    On May 2, Dnipro joined the commemoration of Yom Ha-Shoa (the Day of Remembrance of the Catastrophe and Heroism of European Jewry). This memorial day is celebrated every year after one of the greatest Jewish holidays – the Pesach.

  • 25 April 2019, 16:14 | Judaism | 

    Rabbi Asman wishes Zelensky could bring Ukraine to level of world's leading countries

    Chief Rabbi of the All-Ukrainian Congress of Jewish Religious Communities Moshe Reuven Asman congratulated Volodymyr Zelensky on his victory in the elections. This is stated in his letter, published on the Facebook page.

  • 23 April 2019, 06:05 | Monitoring

    “Jews and the New Ukraine”: a seminal discussion in London

    Jewish communities have lived on the territory of contemporary Ukraine since the late ninth century, yet the Jewish-Ukrainian identity is a very recent phenomenon. Jews in Ukraine who previously self-identified as Soviet Jews or Russian Jews increasingly see themselves as Ukrainian Jews, particularly following the Euro-Maidan revolution of 2013-2014.

  • 10 April 2019, 10:07 | Religion and policy | 

    Chief Rabbi of Ukraine requests to extend voting duration on April 21

    On April 9, the Chief Rabbi of Ukraine and Kyiv, Moshe Reuven Asman, appealed to the Central Election Commission requesting to extend the work of some polling stations on the day of the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine in connection with the holiday of Pesah.

  • 25 March 2019, 13:35 | Monitoring

    Ukrainian shtetls make a comeback

    Jewish history comes to life when Hasidic visitors renovate towns and villages emptied of their inhabitants during the Holocaust, in a tourism trend that is no longer only ultra-Orthodox.

  • 13 March 2019, 23:45 | Monitoring

    The Jews of Donetsk still living in the midst of Ukraine's ongoing armed conflict

    Keeping Jewish life alive is a daily struggle for the local community of 3,000 in a city held by pro-Russian militants

  • 28 February 2019, 07:22 | Monitoring

    Facts about anti-Semitism in Ukraine that Russia doesn’t want know

    There have been no acts of anti-Semitic violence in Ukraine over the last two years and relatively little anti-Semitic vandalism. This lack of news would not be worth reporting if it wasn’t for the constant claims that the opposite is true, as well as evidence that paid provocateurs have been used to simulate hate crimes.

  • 16 November 2018, 11:28 | Church-state relations | 

    Chief Rabbi of Ukraine claims to have evidence of NABU’s surveillance in Kyiv Synagogue

    The surveillance by the National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) officers in the Kyiv Synagogue was established with a probability of 99.97%. Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Moshe Reuven Asman wrote this on his Facebook page, according to Ukrayinska Pravda.

  • 6 September 2018, 07:15 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Police expect 40,000 Hasidim to arrive in Uman

    To celebrate the Jewish New Year, about 40,000 foreign guests are expected to arrive. Police have already initiated the activities to ensure public safety in the area of ​​mass residence of pilgrims, the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reports. In addition, in the framework of cooperation, on September 6, 20 Israeli policemen are to arrive in Uman, said Deputy Head of the National Police - head of the Patrol Police Oleksandr Fatsevich. Oleksandr Fatsevich checked the work of the working group of the operational headquarters and the work of the consolidated detachment. Jointly with the Chief of Police of Cherkasy region Valery Lyuty, he traveled around the place of compact accommodation of pilgrims, checked the checkpoints and stationary posts. Oleksandr Fatsevich notes that the Cherkasy police are ready to ensure the public order and safety of citizens in the city of Uman. “Police keep everything under control. Employees of the explosive engineering service, special forces, patrol police, cynologists and service dogs work in two shifts. The operational headquarters has all the technical capabilities to control and ensure security during the events. Law enforcers carry out service in an enhanced mode. As of September 5, about three thousand pilgrims have arrived to Uman,” said the deputy head of the National Police. He added that on September 6, 20 Israeli policemen are to arrive in Uman to cooperate and assist in communicating with foreign guests. There are 46 hiking trails, 17 stationary posts, 10 checkpoints and 2 visa support points developed in the service area. At the time of the events, traffic is blocked in the place of compact stay of Hasidim pilgrims.

  • 17 August 2018, 15:14 | Judaism | 

    Young rabbis told about their Mitzvah tank expedition across Kherson region

    On August 12-15, a Jewish expedition was traveling in a Mitzvah tank for the second time in Kherson region. This is reported by PIC.

  • 15 August 2018, 12:33 | Judaism | 

    Historical synagogue of Dnipro opens following reconstruction

    The historic synagogue of Dnipro located in Yevropeyska Street hosted an event in honor of the completion of the building refurbishment, with participation of the sponsors of refurbishment and a large delegation of participants of the Early Years Experience project by the Jewish Educational Media.

  • 27 July 2018, 11:13 | Monitoring

    Like the Dreyfus Affair: innocent Jew released from prison in Ukraine

    A tragic story has come to a happy conclusion. Israel Repkin, a Jewish Ukrainian who had been imprisoned for years on false charges of attacking an elderly woman, was released from confinement recently. He won his release because the central witness in his case admitted to lying and framing Repkin after having been badly mistreated by the government.