Queen Elizabeth II to visit Nazi camp where Anne Frank died
Royal to go on state visit Germany next month
Hebrew University of Jerusalem announces plans for Einstein Museum
Chelsea Clinton featured as guest speaker at Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University dinner in Toronto where the announcement for the museum was made
Dustin Hoffman Gives Lecture Series On Acting For Startup MasterClass
MasterClass offers online classes created for students of all skill levels
Supermodel Heidi Klum stars in ad for Israeli-founded company Wix
Former Victoria's Secret Angel spotlights her entrepreneurial side.
Literary magazine “Dnipro” publishes works by contemporary Jewish poets of Ukraine
The works of Jewish authors will be printed in the June issue of the magazine.
The author and screenwriter who was a vegetarian, smoked five packs of cigarettes a day and could act with his eyes
The singer and actress who didn’t want to lose weight, went on stage in black make-up and performed a song that was forbidden by the Nazis
Event for the 2015 Nobel Prize winner for literature held in Tel Aviv
The Kyiv National Linguistic University offers a degree in Hebrew for philologists
On the 12th of September the great science fiction author of “Solaris” would have turned 94
Have you ever thought how to define the difference between a video and a movie?
One of the founders of the Sambation association discusses Judaism, Jewish Ukraine and the creative quests of Jewish youth
For the first time in 30 years, a Ukrainian artist has received a grant from the Burning Man festival
What Jewish secrets are concealed by the luxurious Kiev mansion of 19th century magnate Simkha Liberman?
The Jewish contribution to writing legendary songs that inspired soldiers
Jews who have influenced the development of contemporary pop music
We think Israel is one of the most remarkable countries in the world. Check out our special gallery to celebrate the country’s 67th anniversary, and you’ll see why.
The animator and director discusses the three voices of Captain Vrungel, the decline of Ukrainian animation and his own circumcision at the age of 75
On 3 April 1862, the outstanding artist, father of the brilliant poet Boris Pasternak and husband of the famous pianist Roza Kaufman was born.
The Kiev director on religion, raising children, creative plans and the language of cinema
Shoes on a riverbank, concrete blocks, a menorah of barbed wire and glass pipes – in memory of murdered Jews
The Kiev millionaire on friends and business, love for your parents and bringing up children, and also on women, food and little joys – in the second part of the interview with Garik
The virtuoso pianist was born in Zhitomir, spent his youth in Odessa, drew pictures and was excluded from the conservatory twice for poor results
There is a kind of honeymoon of Ukrainian-Jewish relations right now
The story of a member of the people’s guard who fought against Brodsky’s lifestyle
On his childhood and parents, the “Jewish mafia” of Kiev and his love for energetic Moscow – the first part of the interview with the indefatigable Garik
A tale of culinary secrets that make borsch taste better.
A series of archive photographs illustrate the life of Jews in the region from 1935-38
In Kiev on 12 March Dnepr plays against the Amsterdam club Ajax. What do Jews have to do with this?
The frontman of Pushkin Klezmer Band about the life of a Jewish musician in Ukraine
On 4 March in Berdichev an artist was born who knew Henri Matisse and Auguste Rodin, worked with Edgar Degas and was friends with Anatole France.
The compiler of the Yiddish-Ukrainian dictionary on the family, history and language of his ancestors
When love to history and passion to art meet together - something unique is born.
The life story of a person who was “capable of reflection”
The story of a woman who found her relatives all over the world thanks to a DNA test
The 10th of February marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Boris Pasternak
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Israel’s first hippie commune in Rosh-Pinna
The founder of the “CookJewishBeJewish” project popularizes Jewish cuisine not only in her native Lithuania, but in Ukraine too
Why does breaking dishes bring good luck, what should you say before the heavenly court, and which prayer is the best?
“The world is crazy, you can’t live without humor. But it’s a fact that we’re sitting here in Jerusalem…”
In an interview with Jewishnews.com.ua, one of the most famous and scandalous artists of Ukraine talks about the “guys” and Maidan, the war of symbols and languages, and also on his complex relations with his own nationality.
Members of Jewish communities in the West often criticized Jews from former Soviet countries for decorating fir trees for New Year, mistakenly believing that they are celebrating Christian holidays.
On 25 December 1922 the child prodigy violinist Boris Goldstein was born in Odessa.
The euphoria of the revolution, a civil war involving foreign troops and a regular change of regime… In Odessa an exhibition has opened about the life of the city in 1917-1920
New film to pay tribute to Munich Olympic massacre
‘Munich 1972 & Beyond’ will tell story of German memorial for Israeli athletes murdered at ’72 Summer Olympics
Exhibition on ATO to be shown at Jewish museum in Dnepropetrovsk
Exhibits for the new collection will be provided directly by participants of the ATO and volunteers.
Bat research by Israeli scientist alters concepts on mammal hibernation
Hibernation was believed to occur only in low temperatures, as mammals sleep through three to nine months of cold and hazardous winter with a very low heart rate and body temperature.
Natalie Portman To Play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Natalie Portman is set to play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On The Basis Of Sex, with Marielle Heller (The Diary Of A Teenage Girl) in negotiations to direct. Focus Features is in talks to come onboard to finance.
New font based on Albert Einstein's handwriting being created through Kickstarter campaign
Creators want to let people 'write like a genius' in his distinctive style
Israel celebrates 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany
The celebrations will continue until 11 May