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    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah
    May06

    Israeli flag burned at Kiev Holocaust memorial on Yom Hashoah

    Stray dogs roaming the Babi Yar monument in Kiev, March 14, 2016. Nazis and local collaborators murdered 30,000 Jews at the ravine in 1941. (Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — A group of young people burned an Israeli flag outside a Ukraine Holocaust memorial in Kiev on Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Thursday. The flag burning near the Babi Yar...

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says
    Apr14

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says

    (JTA) — A hotel in Uman is refusing to rent out rooms to Jews, a leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Thursday on Facebook that an administrator at Uman City Plaza told him the policy was in place because the last time that Jews were allowed to stay at the hotel,...

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

    Vlodymir Groysman would be Ukraine’s first openly Jewish prime minister and its youngest. (Wikimedia Commons) VINNYTSIA, Ukraine (JTA) — Like many Ukrainian mayors, Vlodymir Groysman used to visit his local synagogue on Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah. But unlike most of them Groysman, the former mayor of Vinnytsia, did not visit the synagogue...

    Hillel International to open in Poland
    Apr12

    Hillel International to open in Poland

    (JTA) — Hillel International will open operations in Poland, the organization serving Jewish students announced. The opening of Hillel Warsaw is scheduled for April 18, on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the beginning of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. A delegation of Hillel International leaders and Jewish dignitaries from around the world will...

    Are thousands of French millionaires really moving to Israel? There are reasons to be skeptical.
    Apr04

    Are thousands of French millionaires really moving to Israel? There are reasons to be skeptical.

    People gather to show solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square, Nov. 14, 2015. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) (JTA) — France’s Jewish millionaires are flocking to Israel by the thousands, according to new data on offer by a consultancy that tracks the world’s wealthy. The report on international...

    Hundreds of Israeli firms, individuals among elites listed in Panama Papers leak
    Apr04

    Hundreds of Israeli firms, individuals among elites listed in Panama Papers leak

    (JTA) — Hundreds of Israeli companies and some 850 Israeli shareholders are listed as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the Panama Papers. The 11.5 million documents were published Sunday following a yearlong investigation of their contents led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and the...

    Hundreds of Israeli companies and shareholders listed in Panama Papers
    Apr04

    Hundreds of Israeli companies and shareholders listed in Panama Papers

    (JTA) — Hundreds of Israeli companies and some 850 Israeli shareholders are listed as having offshore accounts in a dump of leaked documents known as the “Panama Papers.” The 11.5 million documents was published on Sunday, following a year-long investigation of their contents led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and...

    My queasy night at Lviv’s controversial ‘Jewish’ eatery
    Apr03

    My queasy night at Lviv’s controversial ‘Jewish’ eatery

    Vlodymir, a waiter at the Pid Zolotoju Rozoju restaurant who calls himself Moishe, March 14, 2016. (Cnaan Liphshiz) LVIV, Ukraine (JTA) — There’s a Jewish-themed restaurant attached to the ruins of the 16th-century Golden Rose Synagogue here. It first caught my eye last month when I was taking photographs of Meylakh Sheykhet, a haredi...

    The AT&T Girl’s surprising call to action
    Apr03

    The AT&T Girl’s surprising call to action

    Actress Milana Vayntrub, the “AT&T Girl,” volunteering with Syrian refugees in Lesbos, Greece. (Courtesy of Vayntrub/Can’t Do Nothing) (JTA) — You know Lily. You do. She’s that chipper, slyly witty girl who works at the AT&T store — not a real one, but the one you see in those ubiquitous TV ads. What you may not know is that...

    Dutch chief rabbi defends Zionist Christians working in Ukraine
    Apr01

    Dutch chief rabbi defends Zionist Christians working in Ukraine

    AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Holland’s chief rabbi defended Dutch Christians Zionists against allegations that they were pressuring Ukrainian Jews into leaving for Israel. The claims against Christians for Israel, a Netherlands-based international group that recently opened an office in Ukraine, came from Rabbi Ya’akov Dov Bleich, a chief rabbi...

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