Ukraine

Popular Jewish comedian races ahead in Ukrainian presidential election

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a Jewish comedian with no political experience, raced ahead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election.

Grave diggers desecrate Holocaust memorial in Ukraine

A mass grave of Holocaust victims in northwest Ukraine was desecrated for the second time this year.

Ukrainian shopping centre displays swastika on staircase

A shopping centre in Ukraine located on a street named after a Nazi collaborator decorated a staircase with a large swastika.

Antisemitic images painted on Holocaust memorial in Ukraine

Unidentified individuals painted antisemitic cartoons on a memorial wall in Ukraine that was made of ancient Jewish headstones destroyed by Soviet authorities.

Historic Ukrainian Jewish cemetery in the town of Agnon and Wiesenthal renovated

The European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative (ESJF) has just completed the restoration and fencing of the historic Jewish cemetery of Buchach in Ukraine's Ternopil region.

New Israeli ambassador tells Ukrainians their national heroes were horror for Jews

Israel’s new ambassador to Ukraine described that country’s nationalist heroes as “historically a horror for the Jews.”

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