Ukrainian-Jewish relations after Maidan

Source:  Hromadske International In much of the global Jewish community, Ukraine is often stereotyped as a country of pogromists and anti-Semites. To some Ukrainians, Jews were responsible for communism. But the Odessa Review, a Ukrainian,…

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Odessa celebrates Bob Dylan’s Jewish roots

Some 950 people are expected to gather over this weekend for Limmud FSU Ukraine, the biggest event geared towards the Jewish community in the country. The event will take place in Odessa, one of the most important cities of Jewish and Zionist movement’s history in the former Soviet Union. Today there are about 400,000 Jews living in Ukraine, with more than 45,000 in Odessa.

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Josef Zissels visits Toronto

Upon invitation from the Ukrainian Jewish Encounter, Toronto’s Ukrainian and Jewish communities had an opportunity to visit with Josef Zissels on his return visit to the city on 27-29 April 2017.  Zissels, a former Soviet…

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