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600 Tons of Food Have Been Delivered to the People of Ukraine

As the situation in the cities and villages across Ukraine continues to deteriorate, the Federation of Jewish Communities’ operational arm in Ukraine, the JRNU, has …

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From Zhytomyr to Hebron: Refugee Orphans Visit the Cave of the Patriarchs

The Children of the Jewish ‘Alumim’ orphanage and children’s home in the West Ukrainian city of Zhytomyr, currently residing in Israel along with many of …

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TISHA B’AV TAKES ON ADDED MEANING FOR UKRAINIAN JEWS

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, smaller than usual crowds gathered in synagogues to mourn the destruction of the Batei Mikdash (Temples) as well as …

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Girls Yeshivacation Offers a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

For over 55 young Jewish women from 16 cities across Russia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and additional FSU countries, the unique 8-day Girls Yeshivacation that took place …

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Dilapidated Historic Berditchev Synagogue to be Reconstructed and Expanded

For decades, the historic ‘Tailor and Shoemaker Synagogue’ of Berditchev served as a thriving center of Jewish life in the famous Ukrainian shtetl, even after …

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Khmelnytskyi: Rise in Jewish Population Leads to Emerging New Mikvah

The current Ukrainian crisis has led thousands of refugees to settle in the western city of Khmelnytskyi, leading to a sharp increase in the city’s …

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