Jews raise aid for families of terrorist attack in Paris by Internet
Jews in France have raised over 100,000 Euros in aid for families of victims of the terrorist attack in Paris.
100th great-grandchild born to Israeli couple who survived the Holocaust
An Israeli couple who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s have seen the birth of their 100th great-grandchild.
Fire at Jewish cemetery in Kalush
At a Jewish cemetery in the city of Kalush in the Ivano-Frankovsk Oblast in Ukraine, a fire broke out. Journalist Tatyana Gregorash reported this on her Facebook page.
Rabbi calls for Europe to let Jews carry arms
The head of the European Jewish Association Menachem Margolin has called on the EU to let members of the Jewish community carry arms.
Nearly half of British Jews say they have no future in Europe
The poll of 2,230 British Jewish people by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism found that 45 percent feared Jews may have no future in Britain, and 58 percent were concerned they have no long-term future in Europe.
30-40% of French Jewish Students Stay Home After Attacks
As much as 30-40% of France's Jewish schoolchildren stayed home Monday, Channel 10 reports, on the first day of school after Friday's attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris.
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.
Victims of terrorist attacks in France buried in Jerusalem
The bodies of four Jews who died in Paris last week during a hostage taking at a kosher supermarket have been buried at the Har Hamenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem. The state ceremony will include speeches from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and the leader of the Labor Party Yitzhak Herzog.
Chesed Besht popularizes “book crossing” in Khmelnitsky
The “Chesed Besht” charitable foundation has joined the “book crossing” public initiative which was launched in the city of Khmelnitsky in Ivan Franko Park.
Jewish organizations around the world condemn terrorist attack in Paris
The Association of Jewish organizations and communities of Ukraine categorically condemned the terrorist attack at the editorial office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, in which the Jewish cartoonist of Jewish ancestry Georges Wolynski and another 11 people were killed.
Victim of terrorist attack in Tel-Aviv commences service in IDF
Shani Winter, who survived a terrorist attack in a café in Tel-Aviv 18 years ago, has begun service in the Israel Defense Forces. Her father Mickey said that his daughter sees military training as a very important stage in life.
Transgender woman prevented from accessing Western Wall
A transgender woman was denied access to both the women’s and men’s sections of the Western Wall.
Maccabi club in Kharkov launches table tennis tournament
The traditional table tennis tournament has begun in Kharkov that is held by the Kharkov Jewish culture and sports club Maccabi, with the support of the Oblast table tennis federation.