Prominent Jewish religious and civic leaders have addressed a moving appeal to the people of the Netherlands who are due to shortly vote in a referendum on whether to ratify the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
The international conference “Recent Problems in Ukrainian Studies” held in Vienna from 11-13 June 2015 attracted leading experts in the field from many European states, the United States, and Israel. Several papers were dedicated to…
Born after the Holocaust, Ukrainian Jewish leader Josef Zissels might have thought himself lucky just to be alive.
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The Independent: Ukraine crisis: Children having classes on bombs as humanitarian ‘catastrophe’ worsens Ukraine is a country being ripped apart, where a million people have fled their homes and children sheltering from shelling in cellars are being taught what different kinds of bombs sound like.
The newly formed World Jewish Heritage Fund (WJH) this week unveiled a planned global digital platform to protect and promote Jewish cultural heritage around the world, during an event at the chic haute-Israeli eatery “Balaboosta” in the heart of New York’s trendy Soho neighborhood.
The Diaspora Affairs Ministry will likely push for further aid to Jews displaced by the Ukrainian civil war, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
Dylan Sharp capitalized on his bar mitzvah to raise nearly $50,000 from family and friends for the Tikva Children’s Home, an organization that rescues and houses at-risk Jewish children in the Ukraine.
UJE editor’s note: According to the U.S.-based Russian-language Forum Daily, Wolinski’s family hailed from Western Ukraine.
According to Benjamin Ivry, writing for the Forward on January 4, 2012, “Wolinski was born in Tunis to Lola Bembaron, a Tunisian Jew, and Siegfried Wolinski, a Polish Jew. The latter, fleeing Europe’s pogroms, settled in Tunisia to open a wrought iron manufacturing business.”
Some 226 immigrants from Ukraine, among then dozens of families fleeing fighting in eastern Ukraine, landed in Israel.