Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: The world must not ignore the suffering of the Crimean Tatars the way it once ignored ours

Our cry must be heard, so that the horror of the past is not repeated here and now. Our words must ring out because the world is now silent about the fate of the Crimean Tatars.  This was the message on May 18 from Yaakov Dov Bleich, Chief Rabbi of Ukraine speaking at the remembrance … Continue reading Chief Rabbi of Ukraine: The world must not ignore the suffering of the Crimean Tatars the way it once ignored ours

Tragic Accounts of Ukraine’s Jewish community:

"We did not want this conflict. We can't believe it has happened." 20/03/2015 By James Libson Chairman of World Jewish Relief I am writing this on the plane back from Istanbul after two moving, profoundly worrying days in Zaparozhye, East Ukraine visiting people and projects supported by WJR.   The reason I am flying from Istanbul is … Continue reading Tragic Accounts of Ukraine’s Jewish community:

Nazi Desecration of Monument at Babyn Yar

This attack at the site of a terrible Nazi crime comes just days after prominent Ukrainian Jewish organizations warned of the need for vigilance, calm and unity in the face of a dishonest propaganda campaign around anti-Semitism in Ukraine and likely attempts at provocation Vandals have desecrated the Menorah which forms part of the Memorial … Continue reading Nazi Desecration of Monument at Babyn Yar