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Ukrainians welcomed in Israel with kittens and paperwork

JERUSALEM – A ballroom at Jerusalem’s Caesar Hotel on Jaffa Road was strikingly quiet, considering that it was Purim in the rest of the...

5 reflections from Buenos Aires on 30th anniversary of Israeli embassy bombing

By Juan Melamed BUENOS AIRES — In the center of this city, promptly at 2:50 p.m. local time on March 17, a siren called out....

In appeal to Israel, Zelensky invokes the ‘final solution’

In a searing 12-minute speech addressing the “people of Israel,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky likened the “final solution” the Nazis sought to impose on...

WATCH: Rabbi Julia Gris on her escape from Ukraine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjBDmQ0vdew&t=3979s Rabbi Julia Gris, Reform rabbi of Shirat ha-yam in Odessa, Ukraine, speaks on March 6 about her escape to Poland. This is her prayer for...

For Putin, this war is personal

“No one since Stalin has had power in Russia like Putin does,” said Stephen Blank, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s...

Philadelphia Jewish Exponent sold to Mid-Atlantic Media

Mid-Atlantic Media, LLC, bought, effective Feb. 28, the 135-year-old Jewish Exponent from the Jewish Publishing Group, a subsidiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater...

As Russian siege wears on, Jews left behind in Ukrainian cities face grim conditions

Shelter, vital supplies, and escape from besieged cities: these are the keys to survival many Ukrainian Jews are seeking as the Russian invasion enters...

For many Jews watching Ukraine’s war, Volodymyr Zelensky is a ‘modern Maccabee’

By Philissa Cramer One week ago, Jews outside of Ukraine knew Volodymyr Zelensky as the world leader on the other end of the “perfect phone...

Ukrainian Jews, scarred by a bloody history, find themselves refugees once again

Across Ukraine, Jews are engaging in a historically Jewish experience: becoming refugees. And hundreds of them from Odessa have headed to an unlikely destination, the...

Amnesty International accuses Israel of apartheid

Amnesty International on Tuesday became the latest human rights organization to describe Israel’s activities in relation to Palestinians as “apartheid” when it released a...