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In Ukraine, saving the saviors

By Stewart Ain KIEV — After Russia invaded Ukraine early in the morning of Feb. 24, millions of Ukrainians suddenly had their lives upended. The Jewish Foundation for...

Ukrainian Jewry: A glorious past — and the future?

The war in Ukraine, making refugees of millions of people from a country with a rich Jewish past, raises a question about Ukrainian Jewry’s future. What sort of Jewish...

Did Putin apologize for Lavrov?

Minister Naftali Bennett for comments Putin’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, made comparing Ukraine’s Jewish president to Adolf Hitler, according to Bennett’s...

In Germany, Jewish group barred from flight

A group of Jews are demanding an apology from Lufthansa airlines after they were expelled from a flight from New York to Budapest on May 3.

HRW director retires after huge growth

Ken Roth, the long-time executive director of Human Rights Watch whose criticism of Israel’s record drew a headline-making rebuke from the group’s late founder, is...

Who are Zelensky’s Jewish parents?

Their son may be on TV every night, but the parents of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky have consistently declined countless requests for interviews about their...

Ukrainian refugee seders in Slovakia

No one who sat at the seder tables in the capital of Slovakia on the second night of Passover last week had to ask why that night was different from all other nights. Or...

In Belgium, repair shop will not serve Jews

The owner of a car repair shop in Belgium said he will not serve Jewish clients to protest Israel’s position over Russia’s war on Ukraine.

Journalist resigns; told to describe neo-Nazi group as ‘far right’

One of Poland’s most prominent journalists, Konstanty Gebert, said he is quitting what many regard as the country’s newspaper of record after it demanded that he...

Israeli clowns lighten the burden of the Ukrainian refugees

Ariel Keren, a social worker and actor who lives near Jerusalem, has brought his smile-inducing skills as a trained clown to “thousands” of children and countless...