Ukraine Couple Locate Long-Missing Beloved Worker

Rescue effort is part of ongoing campaign to save and serve those in desperate need Anyone who has ever walked into the home of Rabbi Moshe and Miriam Moskovitz in Kharkiv, Ukraine, knows Luda. With her endless energy and dedication, Luda would do everything she could to help the FJC’s representatives and Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries to […]

Chairman of Chabad Educational Arm Visits Orphaned Ukrainian Refugees

During a formal visit to Israel, the Chairman of Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, and secretary to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky, paid an exciting and emotional visit to the JNF Nes-Harim educational facility, currently hosting Jewish refugee children from the FJC’s ‘Alumim’ Children’s home and orphanage in Zhytomyr, […]

Rare Documentation: Jewish Kosher ‘Shechita’ in Ukraine despite Crisis

Despite the harsh reality and challenging logistics, Ukrainian Rabbis have carried out kosher shechita of poultry and meat, ensuring that the country’s remaining large Jewish population will be able to continue consuming strictly kosher food at a low price. Since the outbreak of the crisis in Ukraine, tens of thousands of Jewish refugees have fled […]

From the Far-East to Moscow: Jewish Youngsters Embark on a Journey

Dozens of Jewish students and youngsters from the Autonomous Jewish Region of Birobidzhan in the Far East embarked on an experiential journey to the Jewish community in the Russian capital of Moscow. They enjoyed genuine exposure to Jewish life in a large and thriving community in a place where only 30 years ago Judaism was […]

Inspiring: Emergency Medical Hotline Saves Thousands across Ukraine

A 24-hours-a-day hotline, set up by the FJC’s LifeChanger project, is providing thousands of Jews and citizens across Ukraine with vital medicine and medical supplies. These enable them to survive throughout the current crisis despite the difficult shortages experienced across the country. Since the beginning of the crisis, in parallel to the lifesaving efforts to […]

With No Water and Little Food, Nikolayev Evacuations Continue

As the crisis in Ukraine focuses on the strategically located city of Nikolayev (Mykolaiv), those remaining in the city are facing an increasingly dire humanitarian crisis. Rabbi Shalom Gottlieb, the city’s rabbi since 1996 and director of Chabad-Lubavitch of Nikolayev, is orchestrating relief efforts from Israel. He says that even as the situation continues, he […]

Siberia: New Jewish Youth Center ‘Kippah Loft’ Inaugurated in Krasnoyarsk

A new home for Krasnoyarsk’s Jewish children, teenagers, students, and youngsters, that was recently established near the city’s vibrant JCC, was inaugurated during Passover in a special ceremony attended by dozens of community members of all ages and walks of life. A new modern beautiful Jewish Youth Center has been established to host the community’s […]

Synagogue Transformed to Host a Broadway-Like Show

Pyramids in Rostov: A historic synagogue underwent a full transformation to host an off-Broadway interactive show for children which soon drew fans among adults in the community as well.  The Jewish community of Rostov in Russia wanted to do something special ahead of Passover and in honor of the 120th birthday of the Lubavitcher Rebbe […]