President Zelensky and Leaders of FJC Ukraine Meet with US Jewish Organisations Officials

As part of the official working visit to the United States, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska, accompanied by the Chairman of the FJC Ukraine Rabbi Meir Stambler and Vice Chairman Rabbi Rafael Rutman, held meeting with the leaders of American Jewish communities and organizations. During his visit to Washington, DC […]

Young Rabbis Complete Mitzvah Mobile Tour Across Ukraine

In the year of many challenges, presented to us by the global pandemic, Ukrainian Mitzvah Tanks continued to spread light and hope across the country. With the support of the FJC and other organizations, twelve rabbis drove over 7,000 km through 60 settlements and visited over 1,000 Jews. About half of those people had no […]

Jewish Communities of Dnipro and Kamenskoye Welcome Young American Travellers

A group of 25 Jewish girls from New York visited the Beit Baruch Charity Center and the Beit Reuven synagogue in Kamenskoye on the first day of Elul, 9 August 2021. The trip is a part of the famous YTT (Swerdlov Summer Program) 8-day touring camp for Jewish girls in Ukraine. Miryam Swerdlov, the organizer […]

Ukrainian Jewish Schools and Kindergartens Get Massive Makeover 

As a part of the FJC’s large-scale renovation project, many Jewish schools and kindergartens across Ukraine are upgrading facilities and infrastructure, transforming worn out classrooms into ‘smart classes’. During Elul, the final month of the Jewish calendar, the schools are keen to show the results of their hard work.  The ‘Or Avner’ Chabad Lubavitch Jewish school in […]

“Restoring Historical Justice”: Memorial Marks Old Jewish Cemetery in Chop

A memorial stone was unveiled last week on the site of the old Jewish cemetery in Chop, a small Ukranian city in Transcarpathian Region. The ceremony was attended by the city Mayor Valery Samardak, Deputy Mayor Igor Gizhan, Chief Rabbi of Uzhhorod and Transcarpathian Region Menachem-Mendel Wilhelm and others. According to Chop Mayor Valery Samardak, for many […]

Mitzvah Tanks Deliver “Taste of Life” Humanitarian Aid Throughout Crisis-Hit Ukraine

Despite the global pandemic, the Synagogue-on-wheels, or Mitzvah Mobile, returns to the streets of Ukraine to introduce thousands of Jews to the rich heritage of Jewish tradition, culture and values. This time they travel not only for the outreach and education, but also for the support of the most vulnerable members of the Jewish communities […]

Tents for Mass Vaccination Set Up in Dnipro Menorah Center

On June 20, Jewish Medical Center (JMC) began vaccinating residents of Dnipro, Ukraine, in the yard of the world’s largest Jewish center ‘Menorah’. The opening of the several tents for the Regional Coronavirus Vaccination Center took place Sunday at 10:00 and was attended by a number of officials and guests of honor. Victoria Kulyk, Acting […]