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History journal with anti-Semitic statements published in Ukraine

The anti-Semitic statements are addressed to Pyotr Poroshenko


International school on Semitic philology to be held in Ostrog

A certificate will be issued on completing the course


Book about city’s Jewish community published in Prague

The book is the result of a project which began in 2011


OECD: Israelis among highest educated in the developed world

The findings further indicated that for all levels of education, women in Israel earn less than men with the same level of education


Israel Must Compensate Historic Galilee Church for Arson, Attorney General Says

Two 'hilltop youth' from the West Bank settler outposts are currently standing trial for attack on Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes.


Amir Ohana, reported as missing in Ukraine, found dead

The body of Amir Ohana, who had come to Uman’ to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, has been found in a lake

Our Jewish Hollywood: 5 facts about Marty Feldman, the young Frankenstein

The author and screenwriter who was a vegetarian, smoked five packs of cigarettes a day and could act with his eyes

Our Jewish Hollywood: 5 facts about Sophie Tucker, the Red Hot Yiddishe Mama

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

Svetlana Alexievich: There are periods in history when the reason of an entire nation becomes clouded

Event for the 2015 Nobel Prize winner for literature held in Tel Aviv

Stanislaw Lem: a Jew under the Nuremberg law

On the 12th of September the great science fiction author of “Solaris” would have turned 94

Question yourself more often

Have you ever thought how to define the difference between a video and a movie?

Ilya Dvorkin: Ukraine is one of the main Jewish focal areas of international significance

One of the founders of the Sambation association discusses Judaism, Jewish Ukraine and the creative quests of Jewish youth

Sculptor Alexander Milov: Did no one have their legs torn off? Then no one in the USA will be interested

For the first time in 30 years, a Ukrainian artist has received a grant from the Burning Man festival

The mysterious house where a sukkah was part of the ceiling

What Jewish secrets are concealed by the luxurious Kiev mansion of 19th century magnate Simkha Liberman?

The King Kong from Auschwitz

Jakub Kozelczuk – an accomplice of the Nazis or a righteous Jew?

13 May – International Hummus Day

A selection of Instagram photos

Jewish musicians: 7 songs of Victory

The Jewish contribution to writing legendary songs that inspired soldiers

Top 5 contemporary Jewish musicians

Jews who have influenced the development of contemporary pop music

67 spectacular pictures to celebrate Israels 67th

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.

David Cherkassky: Our Barmalei ended up as an unhappy Jew with a classic ethnic nose

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

Leonid Pasternak: descendent of the glorious family of Abarbanelei

On 3 April 1862, the outstanding artist, father of the brilliant poet Boris Pasternak and husband of the famous pianist Roza Kaufman was born.

Alexander Shapiro: Good cinema is always an upheaval, just like Jewish life

The Kiev director on religion, raising children, creative plans and the language of cinema

The 10 most moving monuments to victims of the Holocaust

Shoes on a riverbank, concrete blocks, a menorah of barbed wire and glass pipes – in memory of murdered Jews

Garik Korogodsky: When your father becomes ill and feeble, carry out his whims

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

Svyatoslav Richter’s 100th anniversary

The virtuoso pianist was born in Zhitomir, spent his youth in Odessa, drew pictures and was excluded from the conservatory twice for poor results

The conflict in Ukraine has led to a Golden Age for Jews

There is a kind of honeymoon of Ukrainian-Jewish relations right now

The Jew who betrayed Jews

The story of a member of the people’s guard who fought against Brodsky’s lifestyle

Kiev millionaire Korogodsky: My mother’s main occupation was to worry

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 Secret. Stories of a Jewish Father, part 3

A tale of culinary secrets that make borsch taste better.

Transcarpathian Jews in the photos of Roman Vishnyak

A series of archive photographs illustrate the life of Jews in the region from 1935-38

Football giyur: how to be a Jew at the stadium

In Kiev on 12 March Dnepr plays against the Amsterdam club Ajax. What do Jews have to do with this?

Iosif Shklovsky and his jokes

30 years ago the outstanding astrophysicist passed away

Mitya Gerasimov: Yid banderites won’t go away

The frontman of Pushkin Klezmer Band about the life of a Jewish musician in Ukraine

A kosher dinner with strangers

10 places where you can try Jewish home cooking

The last shore of Teofil Fraerman

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.

Dmitry Tishchenko: Not only Jews take an interest in Yiddish

The compiler of the Yiddish-Ukrainian dictionary on the family, history and language of his ancestors

The Pancakes of Strife

A Friday story about food which caused a family drama

History oriented design

When love to history and passion to art meet together - something unique is born.

The top 5 Ukrainian Jews of Hollywood

Famous, Oscar-winning, ours!

The grand scale of the small Kazakevich

The life story of a person who was “capable of reflection”

Feltsman and his “small orchestra”

Today the brilliant composer would have turned 94

The Jewish gene and reunited sisters

The story of a woman who found her relatives all over the world thanks to a DNA test

Is it easy to be a Jew?

The 10th of February marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Boris Pasternak

Drugs, sex, rock n’ roll… and Jewish hippies

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Israel’s first hippie commune in Rosh-Pinna

Laurina Todesaite: What do Jews eat? Sushi and macaroni.

The founder of the “CookJewishBeJewish” project popularizes Jewish cuisine not only in her native Lithuania, but in Ukraine too

Three Jewish parables

Why does breaking dishes bring good luck, what should you say before the heavenly court, and which prayer is the best?

Oskar Mareni – the history of Israel

“The world is crazy, you can’t live without humor. But it’s a fact that we’re sitting here in Jerusalem…”

Lost in translation

Izrailovka. Part 5

Alexander Roitburd: “The religion of Victory must be destroyed, because it disguises a new fascism”

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.

Our girls. Part 2

The top five outstanding Jewish women of the 20th century born in Ukraine

Can Jews celebrate New Year?

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.

“I gave birth to Busya Goldstein. Who did your mother give birth to?...”

On 25 December 1922 the child prodigy violinist Boris Goldstein was born in Odessa.

Our girls. Part 1

The top-5 contemporary Jewish beauties born in Ukraine

100 years to draw conclusions

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

Smart art #madeinIsrael

The Israeli cultural center presented an exhibition of digital art in Kiev: “Art, science and technologies of the future – a view from Israel”


Plaque to Russian poet Joseph Brodsky unveiled in London

At the opening ceremony Brodsky’s friend and president of the Russian Poets Fund, Valentina Polukhina, explained why this place was chosen for the plaque.


Israeli design college 'fifth most influential' fashion school

Business of Fashion ranks Shenkar most influential school outside of New York or London, and places it 11th overall globally.


Royal Mail WILL honour Sir Nicholas Winton

The stamp will be issued next year


Bar Refaeli cancels Istanbul visit after protests

Model says she will not attend fashion event due to ill health


Israeli archaeological exhibit to be part of new Museum of the Bible

The Museum of the Bible’s collection will comprise 40,000 objects


Reggae festival apologises to Matisyahu

Festival re-invites singer to perform