Parliaments of EU and Luxembourg voted for recognition of the Palestinian state
The parliament of the tiny state of Luxembourg voted to call on the government to officially recognize the Palestinian state within the borders of 1967
Netanyahu demands the EU to put Hamas back on the black list immediately
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the European Union to put Hamas back on the list of terrorist organizations immediately
Ukrainian President congratulates Jews on Hanukkah
Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko congratulated the country’s Jews on the holiday of Hanukkah, according to an official address on the president’s site
EU excludes Hamas from list of terrorist organizations
The European Court of general jurisdiction has annulled the decision of the European Union to keep Hamas on the list of terrorist organizations
Former Auschwitz guard to be tried in Germany
The trial of 93-year-old Oskar Groening will begin in Germany in 2015, who is charged with his role in the deaths of over 300,000 people in the city of Luneburg in the north of Germany
Israeli and Palestinian children celebrate century of “Christmas truce”
In Haifa, Israeli and Palestinian children played soccer to celebrate one century since the legendary soccer match between German and allied troops on the Western front during the Christmas truce of 1914
Spiritual mentor Ishaya Gisser discusses working with people, the unceasing search for answers and the relations between religions.
Residents suffer from a lack of food and medicine, and remain under military curfew
Until the children of Ukrainian politicians and generals go to the frontline themselves, the state’s attitude to the situation will not change
The Ukrainian scholar discusses the lessons of the history of the last century, and the present political situation in the country
The ethnicity of Doctor Dukhovsky as a tool for manipulation
Case Ukraine economist on the Israeli stabilization plan of 1985
A special forces commander of the Israel Defense Army anonymously talked to Jewishnews.com.ua about the nature of service in Israel
Ukrainian justice proved deaf to the pleas of Jewish refugees from Donetsk
This was reported by a correspondent from Jewishnews.com.ua who attended a session of the Kiev Court of Appeal
Refugees first lost their homes, and then their money
On the 13th of February one of the most influential people in Ukraine celebrates his 52nd birthday
The renowned financier and investment banker talks about what can save the Ukrainian economy
As the liberation of Auschwitz approaches its 70th anniversary this month, Reuters photographers took portraits of now elderly survivors.
The assistant to the chief rabbi of Mariupol told Jewishnews.com.ua about the situation in the city and the community’s reaction to the tragedy that took place on Saturday.
On the nature of military language and lexical metamorphoses
An alternative view of the nature of the recent events in France and the mass reaction to them,
Solidarity, condemnation, support and cartoons – the response of social networks, media and artists to the first terrorist attack of 2015.
Odessan Jews discuss explosions and acts of provocation, moods and premonitions.
The Jewish front of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict
The founder of Jewish Defense of Kiev speaks about the sources of anti-Semitic provocations and the experience of the small but highly effective army of Israel, which Ukraine should learn from
The complex history of relations between the Ukrainian and Jewish people, and the parallels that arise with Israel in light of the recent events in Ukraine – these and other topics were raised by participants of the conference «Israel and Ukraine between the past and future», which was held on 27 November in Tel-Aviv
A scandal has broken out in Israel involving the renowned journalist at Channel 9, Darya Nenakhova. In her spare time, Darya went to support the Ukrainian army at the campaign “Eat a dumpling – clothe a soldier”. And that would all be fine, but she turned up in a T-shirt with a picture of Stepan Bandera, the leader and ideologist of Ukrainian nationalism and the organization of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).
Israeli special services prevent terrorist attack in Tel-Aviv
Over the last two months, the Shin Bet, the IDF and the Israeli police have arrested five suspects in the planning of terrorist attacks in Tel-Aviv and other cities in the country
Israel prepared to help Australia in hostage situation
The Israeli authorities are in contact with their Australian colleagues and prepared to provide them with any possible assistance in the hostage situation at a café in Sydney
US senate appoints rabbi as freedom of faith envoy for first time
The US senate has voted to appoint a Reform movement leader, Rabbi David Saperstein, as the ambassador at large for international religious freedom. He will be the first non-Christian in this post
Jewish schools of Australia cancel lessons because of capture of hostages in Sidney
Jewish schools in Australia cancelled lessons, and Jewish institutions increased security measures in connection with the capture of hostages in a cafe in the center of Sidney
Palestinian sprays Jewish family sprayed with acid in Israel
A Palestinian sprayed acid over six members of a Jewish family on the West Bank, when they stopped to pick him up in their car
Greek embassy fired on in Israel
Unknown perpetrators on a motorcyclist fired shots at the Israeli embassy from a Kalashnikov automatic weapon