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  1. Ukraine war reinstates Jews' dependence on foreign charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Times of Israel

    For many years Rami Waisman, the director of a major jewelry chain, was earning enough to give back handsomely to the Jewish communal institutions in his eastern Ukraine hometown, Dnepropetrovsk. But these days Waisman is struggling and can no longer financially support such institutions as the local synagogue, mikveh and Jewish day school where his son attends kindergarten.

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  2. Ukraine fiscal crisis leads to major setback for homegrown Jewish philanthropyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    For many years Rami Waisman, the director of a major jewelry chain, was earning enough to give back handsomely to the Jewish communal institutions in his eastern Ukraine hometown, Dnepropetrovsk. But these days Waisman is struggling and can no longer financially support such institutions as the local synagogue, mikvah and Jewish day school where his son attends kindergarten.

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  3. 'Fiddler'-inspired town for Ukraine's Jewish refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Set to open in September, the Anatevka Jewish Refugee Community hadn't received much attention in the Jewish media until last week, when its developers began raising funds for the $6 million project designed for Ukrainian Jews displaced by the war ravaging the country's east. If the name Anatevka sounds familiar, that's because it's the fictional hometown of Tevye the Dairyman from the story, film and musical, "Fiddler on the Roof."

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  4. Neo-nazi coup in Ukraine?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Dear Kitty

    This is a constitutional legal problem . Members of parliament, the legislative branch of government, are supposed to control the executive branch of government, which becomes more complicated if those MPs at the same time have cushy jobs in that executive branch.

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  5. A 'Fiddler on the Roof' inspired refugee camp for Ukraine's Jews?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Due to open in September, Anatevka Jewish Refugee Community hadn't received much Jewish-media attention until last week, when its developers began raising funds for the $6 million project - designed for Ukrainian Jews displaced by the war ravaging the country's east. If you're nonetheless sure you've already heard the name, you're probably not wrong.

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  6. Ukraine Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Kansas City InfoZine

    Russia-backed separatists continue to control areas in the Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts. Despite the signing of a ceasefire agreement by representatives of Ukraine, Russia and the OSCE, violent clashes between combined Russian separatist forces and Ukrainian forces continue in parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, resulting in thousands of injuries and deaths.

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  7. Where the MH17 Nightmare Lives OnBy Anna NemtsovaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Daily Beast

    It's been almost a year since Malaysia Airlines MH17 was shot out of the sky. For the ordinary people of Donetsk, the latest revelations about it are just part of one endless nightmare.

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  8. Aiding Ukraine's Jewish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Jewish Journal

    Elderly women attend a day club at Hesed Menachem Jewish Welfare Center in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine. The center is a partner of the Jewish Federations of North America, which sent a delegation in June to assess conditions in Ukraine.

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  9. Ukraine's ultranationalist Right Sector in standoff with authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Russia Taday

    Ukraine's ultranationalist movement Right Sector has launched a nationwide mobilization and is withdrawing from the Donbass conflict zone following deadly clashes with police near the southwestern town of Mukachevo on Saturday. Right Sector fighters, who were blockaded by security forces near the town of Mukachevo, have managed to escape, Vasily Guban, the governor of the Zakarpattia Region, said.

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  10. 'Right Sector on combat alert': Ukraine Neo-Nazis refuse to lay down arms after shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Russia Taday

    Ukrainian Right Sector militants, blocked in on the outskirts of Mukachevo after deadly clashes with police, are refusing to lay down their arms without their leader's orders. Civilians in the area have been evacuated, as negotiations so far have failed.

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  11. Oz-some! Ukrainians shocked by huge twister in their regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Russia Taday

    A tornado hit several villages in the Dnepropetrovsk region in Ukraine's south this week. Locals reported that roofs were blown off, trees torn from the ground, and fish from the river covered the roads, adding they had never seen anything like it before.

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  12. Jewish Agency seeks to streamline Ukraine efforts as immigrants deal with war traumasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Immigrants escaping the fighting in Ukraine could require extended stays in absorption centers to deal with the issues brought about by surviving war. Jewish refugees from eastern ukraine cry as they recount their stories of escape during a gathering in Kiev just before passover..

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  13. McCain: US will supply gas to Ukraine, Europe in 2 yrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Russia Taday

    The US will be able to supply natural gas to Ukraine and Europe within two years, Senator John McCain pledged in Kiev. The American politician believes that only gas reliance prevents European countries from hardening sanctions against Russia.

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  14. Ukraine Holocaust Memorial Defaced With SwastikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | Forward

    A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine.

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  15. Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monumentRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine.

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  16. From Pisky and Avdiivka to Volnovakha and ShyrokyneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Day

    "ON THE LINE OF FIRE" EXHIBITION OFTEN DRAWS POWERFUL EMOTIONS AMONG COMMON PEOPLE. SOMETIMES, ELDERLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN CRY.

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  17. At least 19 killed in fighting in eastern UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Fighting broke out Wednesday between separatist forces and Ukrainian soldiers on the outskirts of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 19 people, officials from both sides said, and threatening an already-fragile cease-fire. Through the day, a seesaw battle was waged with tanks and rocket launchers for control of two small towns, Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, held by the government.

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  18. German FM visits Ukrainian JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who is currently in Israel on a state visit, stopped by the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk in Ukraine on Saturday, paying a Shabbat visit to the city's synagogue and Jewish center. The senior German official met with hundreds of parishioners following morning services at the city's Menorah Center, which is widely considered the world's largest Jewish community complex, as well as city rabbi Shmuel Kamenetzki and senior community leaders.

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  19. Kiev's Repression of Anti-Fascism in OdessaRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Counterpunch

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  20. 'Great Ukrainian Wall': Kiev plans to spend $200mn on Russian border defensesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Kiev authorities have approved a major new program to isolate the country from Russia by constructing an enormous barrier, equipped with anti-tank ditches and remote controlled weapons stations. They intend to spend $200 million on the grand plan. 4 comments