Jewish Teacher Killed In Rocket Attack in Donetsk, Ukraine

02/11/2015 5:33 PM

A Jewish woman was killed Tuesday in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk when shells fired by pro-Russian insurgents hit her her apartment, instantly killing her. Irina


Fighting In Ukraine Continues Ahead Of Peace Talks

02/11/2015 8:56 AM

(AP). Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, killing five people at a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, as Western leaders confirmed that they


Govt Reports Artillery Attack On East Ukrainian Town

02/10/2015 7:32 AM

(AP). Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of


Explosion At Chemical Plant In Eastern Ukraine Sparks Fire

02/09/2015 9:18 AM

(AP). A powerful explosion rocked a chemical plant and set it on fire Monday outside the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Rebels said the


Ukraine President Pushes For Fast Cease-Fire, Defensive Arms

02/08/2015 8:37 AM

(AP). Ukraine’s president pushed for both a quick cease-fire in his country’s troubled east and defensive weapons from the West, as mediators sought momentum Saturday for


German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Plan To Moscow

02/06/2015 8:33 AM

(AP). French President Francois Hollande says all parties pushing for a new peace plan for eastern Ukraine see a cease-fire as the first step but must


Rebels, Ukrainian Forces Agree On Humanitarian Corridor

02/06/2015 7:12 AM

(AP). Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian authorities agreed Friday on a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians from the epicenter of fighting in eastern Ukraine as German


3 Killed In Shelling In Rebel Stronghold In Eastern Ukraine

02/05/2015 7:18 AM

(AP). At least three people were killed in shelling in Donetsk overnight, local officials said Thursday, as fierce fighting continues in rebel-held areas in eastern Ukraine.


Kerry Travels To Ukraine As US Weighs Sending Arms

02/05/2015 6:56 AM

(AP). U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev


Merkel: Germany Won’t Give Weapons To Ukraine, Favors Talks

02/03/2015 1:22 PM

(AP). Germany will not give weapons to Ukraine and supports negotiations and a diplomatic solution to that government’s conflict with Russian-backed rebels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel


Merkel: Germany Won't Give Weapons To Ukraine, Favors Talks

02/03/2015 1:22 PM

(AP). Germany will not give weapons to Ukraine and supports negotiations and a diplomatic solution to that government’s conflict with Russian-backed rebels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel


Ukraine To Appoint Special Envoy To Combat Antisemitism

01/25/2015 9:30 AM

Anti-Semitism has a long history in the Ukraine, but recently, it has taken a strange twist, turning the Jews into pawns in a dangerous political game


Ukrainian Jewish Businessman Found Shot Dead In Lviv

01/22/2015 6:27 PM

A 56-year-old Ukrainian Jewish businessman, Felix Vrotslavsky, was shot dead in the city of Lviv’s southeastern edge on Tuesday, JTA reports. The murder was first reported by


Jewish Community To Create Jewish Defense Force In Eastern Ukraine

12/29/2014 1:35 PM

Following last year’s revolution Latvian-Israeli activist, Tzvi Arieli, seeks to create a Jewish defense force in the port city of Mariupol. Arieli established a Jewish-defense force,


Christian-Jewish Group Sponsors Aliyah For Hundreds Of Ukrainian Jews

12/22/2014 2:49 PM

(JNS). More than 200 Ukrainian Jews arrived in Israel on Monday as part of an initiative sponsored by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ)


Putin Slams US & Europe For Ukraine Support, Calls Crimea Russia’s ‘Jerusalem’

12/04/2014 4:23 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the United States and Europe for supporting Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. Putin contended that Crimea, which the Kremlin annexed


Ukraine’s Parliament Approves New Government

12/02/2014 5:18 PM

(AP). Ukraine’s parliament approved the formation of a new government Tuesday, bringing an end to weeks of behind-the-scenes political wrangling following an October election that ushered


Ukrainian Jewish Leaders: Groysman’s Election As Speaker Won’t Have Direct Impact On Community

11/30/2014 1:06 PM

Ukraine’s parliament electing a Jewish speaker will not have a large direct impact on Ukrainian Jewry, sources within Kiev’s local community told The Jerusalem Post on


Ukraine Elects First Jewish Speaker In New Parliament

11/27/2014 11:41 AM

Ukraine’s 450-seat parliament elected on Thursday its first Jewish Speaker, as it convened for the first time since the embattled country’s elections in October. Volodymyr Groysman


UN Resolution Against Nazism Embroiled in Russia – Ukraine Anti-Semitism Charges

11/26/2014 12:06 PM

The bitter verbal exchanges between Russia and Ukraine regarding the issue of anti-Semitism heated up this past weekend, with Moscow issuing a denunciation of the former