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  • 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.

  • 30 June 2014, 12:22 | National religious question | 

    Dnipropetrovsk Jews raise funds to help National Guard

    The central synagogue of Dnipropetrovsk collects donations to send them treatment of wounded soldiers of the National Guard of Ukraine.

  • 15 November 2011, 12:26 | Society-digest | 

    Greek Catholic monastery recalls saving Jews in war

    Observing a monastery nestled against a green hillside with its many pilgrims milling around, it is hard to imagine that this pristine place was the site of highly subversive activity during World War II in western Ukraine.

  • 1 July 2011, 13:37 | Society-digest | 

    Ukraine’s Vanquished Jews: ‘Their fate was clear to them’

    Editor’s Note: This is the second in a five-part series that examines the Holocaust in western Ukraine that nearly wiped out the Jewish community during Nazi Germany’s occupation in World War II. This segment examines how the war crimes were carried out in and near Lviv.

  • 24 September 2010, 09:24 | National religious question | 

    Orthodox (UOC-MP) Bishop Calls for Repentance for "Ethnocide of Jews under Khmelnytskyi"

    Archbishop Ionafan (Yeletskyh) of Tulchyn and Bratslav of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP)addressed his flock with an official call to repent. The address reads that the reason for repentance is "the mass ethnocide of Jews under Hetman of Ukraine Bohdan Khmelnytskyi." "In Soviet times, this theme was prohibited. It is not found in school textbooks even now. But the Jewish chronicles of that sad time call out to heaven about these little known black spots of Ukrainian history," reads the address of the bishop.