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  • Historic Ukrainian synagogue rededicated

    A historic synagogue was rededicated in Ukraine decades after it was closed by the Communist Party.

  • ORT eyes expansion in Moldova

    The Moldovan government gave its approval to a World ORT plan to invest in vocational training in the country.

  • Ukrainian mayor denies honoring rabbi

    A Ukrainian mayor says reports that he wanted to honor Russia’s chief rabbi are false.

  • Israeli delegation in Ukraine studying aliyah program

    An Israeli delegation is in Ukraine to study the efficiency of a new immigration program.

  • 25,000 Jews flocking to Uman

    Some 25,000 Jews from all over the world are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the central Ukrainian city of Uman.

  • Holocaust memorial unveiled in Ukraine

    A memorial to Holocaust victims was unveiled in a Ukrainian city whose mayor upset the Jewish community with anti-Semitic statements.

  • Odessa confab marks ghetto, camp liberations

    An international conference on the liberation of ghetto and concentration camp prisoners during World War II was held in Odessa.

  • Ukrainian composer Dmitry Polonsky dies

    Dmitry Polonsky, a Ukrainian Jewish composer, cellist and poet, has died.

  • Ukrainian Jewish charity’s building vandalized

    Vandals painted swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans on the main entrance of a Jewish charity’s building in southern Ukraine.

  • Ukraine honors Kiev rabbi

    A Ukrainian rabbi received one of his country’s top honors for religious leaders.