Two pre-WWII Polish Torah scrolls to be restored
The renovation will be carried out at the National Library in Warsaw and the Department of Paper and Leather Restoration of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun.
21 Lost Latvia Synagogues Recreated as Scale Models
Meticulous Detail Opens Window on Life Before Holocaust
Chief rabbi of Donbass calls to celebrate Purim despite the situation in the region
The chief rabbi of Donbass compared modern Ukraine with the Persian Empire in the time of Artaxerxes.
Rabbi David Yosef: Secular Jews Endanger Israel
Those who do not observe the commandments is endangering our existence more than the Arabs, said Rabbi Yosef.
German leader suggests Jews shouldn't wear kippas in Muslim areas
Josef Schuster, head of Central Council of Jews, qualified remarks by saying that hiding isn't right approach to concerns about anti-Semitism.
The STL KIEV Jewish youth education center now works on Zhilyanskaya Street
The president of the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies discusses a new and relevant field of scholarship for Ukraine
The Kiev letter, the Beilis affair, the queen of avant-garde cinema, Marchak’s jewelry business and more
The cowboy of Montparnasse, a sculptor with willpower, the largest menorah and more
The author of “Hatikvah”, the Ukrainian mother of Freud, an Oscar-winning émigré and others
The richest man in Austria, the father of a genius, the war correspondent who opened the discussion about the Holocaust and more
On the electrifier of Israel, the heroine of the Kiev underground, the researcher of space and more
Turkish subjects, an Israeli sculptor, a contemporary poet and more
Jews on wharfs, a Zionist mathematician, the muse of sculptors and artists, the last Lubavitcher Rebbe and many more
Jewish homes, the head banker of the USA, the first Jewish mayor of Jerusalem, Ukrainian color and more
The entrepreneur and public figure discusses the Ukrainian political nation, the emancipation of the Jews and why Christians like Shabbat.
Anatoly Shengait discusses Babi Yar, the Kiev community and the new generation
The Karaites and the Krymchaks, the master of suggestion Sinani, the revolutionary Krymsky and a propaganda film
Boris Zabarko on how to deal with a complex history and difficult memories
The Nobel Laureate from Dachau, the protector of the widows and children of New York; the mother of Amos Oz and more
The Brodsky Synagogue, Zhabotinsky’s Jewish regiment, Brazil’s modernist architect, a gangster from Odessa and more
On the second largest synagogue in Europe, a Nobel Prize winner, the captivating Ida, the six-pointed star over a horse’s head and many other things
On the inventor of camouflage, the founder of the Israeli opera, a potential city leader and many others
Poltava, Ukraine, Jewish Ukraine, Alina Teiger, Hasidism, Yuly Ganf, Mane Kats, Sonya Delaunay, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Shenur-Zalaman Borukhovich of Lyady
On Jerusalimka, Bershad modesty, the conqueror of tuberculosis, émigré literature, a historical shop and many other things.
Khana Podobedova is the creator of the brand of headwear and accessories for observant Jewish woman, “Kosher Style”
The head of World ORT representative for CIS, Central Asia, Caucasian States & Baltic States about supporting educational initiatives, about how a regular municipal school gets transformed into a Jewish school, about teachers and students
On Bank of London bonds, Samuil Marshak’s brother, masterpieces in glass, the head of the Jewish agency and many other things
Highland Jews, Transcarpathian Jews in Vishnyak’s photos, the philharmonia in the synagogue, the mysterious Star of David on a map, a lamplighter in bronze and a “killer whale” with Jewish ancestry.
Chaya Wolf discusses the move to southern Palmira, the development of the local community, bringing up children, and macaroni with boiled eggs
The co-organizer of the Kiev project “Shabbat Host” Rabbi Mordechai Neuwirth on the features of national Jewish hospitality
70 years after this woman, who now lives in Lvov, survived a Jewish ghetto in a Lithuanian town, still hopes to find and connect with her relatives
A discussion on genealogy, searching for relatives, Mormons and working in archives
On the middle path to Judaism, matso with painted eggs, female rabbis and the attitude towards LGBT
On the revival of Jewish life, the new synagogue, the technical school and migration of youth
How a lawyer from Yekaterinoslav became a legend in the “Jewish trials” in the Russian Empire
Fire, songs and merriment
About the celebration of Odessa’s 600th anniversary, historical legends, the Jewish character of the city and stereotypes
On 23 February Haim Arlozorov was born in the Ukrainian town of Romny
On the evening of the 4th of March the most joyful holiday of the Jewish people begins. It’s time to get ready!
Journalists from the major Israeli Internet portal WALLA visited a camp for Jewish refugees in Ukraine
Find out how else Israeli volunteers and activists support Ukaine
Israel's Permanent Representative to the United Nations made a speech at the ceremony in honor of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz)
A Friday parable about Rabbi Besht, who once failed to celebrate Shabbat, but came to understand everything.
The chairman of the Association of Jewish organizations and communities of Ukraine provided JewishNews with exclusive commentary in which he expressed his doubts about the suitability of the French slogan in the Ukrainian situation.
Schmaltz, gribenes, helzel and chicken soup with knedles.
Over 614,000 citizens of Ukraine now have the status of refugees. Among them are Ukrainian Jews living in the East who have fled from the territory that is officially designated as “regions of temporary occupation”. A JewishNews correspondent visited the village of Krymki in the Cherkassy Oblast, in the former children’s camp “Olimpiya”, where hundreds of Jews from the Lugansk Oblast have found shelter, a home, safety and protection.
About the ‘kavanah’ in the trenches, friendly relations with the Muslim fighters, contusions and waiting for new orders – to the hospital or to the front? The real life of Hasid combat fighters in an interview with Jewishnews.com.ua
The chief rabbi of Kiev and Ukraine from the All-Ukrainian congress of Jewish religious communities talks about the refugees from the Jewish communities of Donetsk and Lugansk, anti-Semitism, and the friendship between the Ukrainian and Jewish peoples, about the friendship of the Ukrainian and Jewish peoples, about peace in Ukraine and the miracles of Hanukkah
Latkes is a classic Hanukkah dish. Fried in oil, the patties remind Jews on the miracle of Hanukkah, when a little pitcher of pure oil was enough for eight days
In the hall of the Ukrainian center in Bat Yam, boxes line the walls. They contain the labels: “Boys 7-9”, “Children’s Items”, “Glory to Ukraine!”. These is just some of the packages that await to be sent to Ukraine from the public organization “Israeli friends of Ukraine”
On the day after Simchat Torah 5559 (1798), Rabbi Schneur Zalman was arrested and placed in the Peter-Paul Fortress in Petersburg. His life and the future of the whole Chassidic movement hung in the balance
The large Jewish communities of the Ukraine are run by millionaires and billionaires of Jewish origin. Can this be considered a new model of running a community, and how can the other members of the community by taught to give Tzedakah?
Can you imagine a Shabbat table without fish? Or do you know a single Jew who doesn't eat herring? Studies haven't been made about this, but herring+Jew=has long been an axiom
Chief Rabbi of Dnipropetrovsk.The legend himself
Jews have had a long and close relationship with the herring which has long since grown into a mutual love affair within a national context. Stop any person in the street and ask them to name a couple of traditional dishes of Jewish cuisine. Without doubt, amongst the list would be herring or a prepared version of it, for example, Forshmak. But is such a view justified?
The story of Rabbi of the Communities of Progressive Judaism of Simferopol and Ukraine, who in March of this year was forced to flee Crimea after its annexation by Russia.
Christian groups recognized for aiding Ukrainian Jews
The Jewish Agency for Israel honored 7 christian groups.
Tel Aviv police say they busted teenage drug ring
Most of the teens are 16 or 17 and go to the same Tel Aviv high school.
After attacks, European rabbis train in Prague self-defense
During Tuesday's training sessions, dozens of rabbis have learned what to do to survive stabbing and how to treat injuries.
Israeli activists send humanitarian aid to Ukraine
“Friends of Ukraine in Israel” have gathered over a ton of warm items.
Commemoration for Heavenly Hundred held in Israel
Participants tied yellow and blue ribbons to trees planted in memory of the Heavenly Hundred.
83-year-old dissident Fainberg joins Nadezhda Savchenko’s hunger strike
Former Gulag prisoner is proud of Ukrainian pilot.