The Real Story Behind Those Fliers in Ukraine

Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’

Digging Up My Jewish Roots in My Grandfather’s Ukrainian Village

My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.

Moscow Gets a Kosher Nightclub

The Shachar Club will serve kosher food and close for Shabbat

Crimea Crisis Revives a Classic Soviet Jewish Joke

The return of Rabinovich is the revival of a Soviet mentality in Putin’s Russia

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Criticizes Ukrainian Jews

Attacks Jewish leadership for condemning Putin’s actions in Crimea

Supporting Ukraine Means Opposing Anti-Semitic Nationalism Now, Not Later

Three historians argue that the threat of far-right extremists is no less urgent than the military danger from Moscow

When My Baby Says Her First Word, Will It Be in English or in Russian?

As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born

While West Focuses on Crimea, Russia Continues To Make Trouble in the Middle East

The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis

Fleeing Crimea for Crown Heights

Chabad emissary forced to leave her community amidst Russian occupation

For the Kremlin, Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Is a Tool for Scaring Russians in Crimea

But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev

Putin Defends Ukraine’s Jews, Slams Ukraine’s Jewish Oligarchs

Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest

Clinton Compares Russia to Nazi Germany

Links passports issued to Russians in Crimea to Nazi population transfers

RT Anchor’s Riff Not as ‘Rogue’ As It Seems

How Abby Martin’s on-air jab at Russian intervention in Crimea helps Putin

Are Jews in Ukraine Under Threat?

Racist nationalists are not determining the direction of the Maidan movement

After Yanukovych, Maidan’s Next Fight Will Be To Preserve a Ukraine Safe for Minorities

Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future

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