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Студия "Лимонад" он-лайн

Программа работы студии включает проведение он-лайн лекций, презентаций, концертов и интервью.
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Vaad’s News in English

Elena Zaslavskaya: I have long dreamed of an educational project

Executive Director of the Zionist Federation of Ukraine Elena Zaslavskaya - about the guests and participants of the new on-line project “Limonad” and other projects.

The International conference "Alef-Bet - Zionism" was held in online format

                               

Instead of the planned one-day conference, the international meeting “Alef-Bet-Zionism” has become a series of educational events. Some presentations on various aspects of Zionism were presented online.

Controversies around the Babyn Yar Memorial and Russian money: interview with Yosyf Zissels

A scandal around the Babyn Yar Memorial in Kyiv highlights problems in Ukrainian memory policy and its dependence on external influences. UkraineWorld talked to Yosyf Zissels, one of the leaders of Ukrainian Jewish community, to understand the situation better.

Moses Fishbein passed away

Moses Fishbein was a prominent Ukrainian poet and translator, winner of the Vasyl Stus Prize, a member of the Ukrainian Center of the International PEN Club and the National Union of Writers of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Cultural and Academic Community Has Published an Appeal about the Commemoration of Babyn Yar

Representatives of the Ukrainian cultural and academic community have appealed to President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, and Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko with the demand for the state to take full responsibility for the creation of the Babyn Yar National Memorial Complex.

Poet, translator Moses Fishbein needs help to conduct surgery abroad and further rehabilitation

Poet, translator, member of the Ukrainian PEN Moses Fishbein has been in the hospital in serious condition for the third week. He needs help to conduct surgery abroad and further rehabilitation. To this end, his colleagues at the Ukrainian PEN initiated the fundraising.

Vaad of Ukraine deeply mourns the victims of the terrorist attack at the synagogue of the German city of Halle

Свечи в городе Дессау в память погибших в результате теракта в Галле

The Vaad of Ukraine deeply mourns the victims of the terrorist attack at the synagogue of the German city of Halle in the land of Saxony-Anhalt. The vile attack took place on Yom Kippur, the most holy day for Jews around the world, when even not very observant members of the congregation gather in synagogues for prayer.

Vaad of Ukraine is now on Telegram!

In addition to Facebook, the newsletter and the Youtube channel, we have appeared on Telegram!

Master Program in Jewish Studies at the NaUKMA

The MA in Jewish Studies Program is the first degree in Jewish Studies program in Ukraine. It was launched by the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) together with the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine in 2012 in order to develop academic Jewish Studies in Ukraine. The program is under the management of the NaUKMA Department of History and the Ukrainian Association for Jewish Studies. The program aims to train highly skilled professionals in the study of Jewish History and Culture.

Virtual exhibition «Babyn Yar: Memory against History’s Background»

The project was implemented by the Kyiv History Museum and the Public Committee «Babyn Yar», with support from the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance and the Canadian Charity “Ukrainian Jewish Encounter Initiative”.

A Letter of Concern by Ukrainian Historians Regarding the Plans to Construct the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center

On September 28, 2016, during the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Babyn Yar tragedy in Kyiv a plan was announced to create Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. The project was initiated by Russian billionaires of Ukrainian descent Pavlo Fuks, Mykhaylo Fridman, Herman Khan and a Ukrainian oligarch Viktor Pinchuk.

Charity campaign Hope4Hanukkah took place in Ukraine for the fifth time


Hanukkah is the festival of victory of light over darkness. The celebration of hope’s greatness in times of despair. Every year in UUJS and ACF 2U we strive to bring light and hope into the homes and hearts.   

Memorandum of the Coalitions “For Democratic Choice”

Aims and goals of the Coalitions: 

  • Unite various private and corporate factors of each country (citizens, NGOs, commercial entities, governmental bodies) to aid the peoples and countries that had selected the democratic way of development of their own free will and chose to join the Euro-American identity and civilization model;

Andrei Adamovsky. Security of the Jewish Community of Ukraine

 

Speech of the Vice President of the World Jewish Congress, co-President of the Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations (Vaad) Ukraine Andrei Adamovsky

Joint Statement of the Ukrainian World Congress, The World Congress of the Crimean Tatars and the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine on the first anniversary of the forceful annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

 

The Ukrainian World Congress, The World Congress of the Crimean Tatars, and the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communites of Ukraine resolutely condemn the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and its aggressive acts against Ukraine which are a direct threat not only to Ukraine, but to peace and stability in Europe

Speech of Josef Zissels at parliamentary hearings titled “Role, Meaning, and Influence of Civil Society on the Creation of the Ethno-National Policy of Unity in Ukraine” Kyiv, 11.03.2015

So how can we, Ukraine’s ethnic communities, help Ukraine?

I am talking about us – about the leaders of ethnic communities. How can we and our communities help Ukraine?  And I can propose at least one direction that we can work in. Our ethnic minorities have their historical homelands and our global and international diasporas. These represent a wealth of potential aid that we can – and must – tap.

J. Zissels: It is important for me to live in a country where each year it becomes more and more clear that today’s citizens of Ukraine are mostly descendants of those righteous Ukrainians rather than of executioners

I am officially stating that author Will Stewart and the editors of MailOnline deceived their readers by attributing to me, without any grounds, the phrase about the ethnicity of the killers of the Jews in the context of the story of mass killing of the Jews in Western Ukraine. I have never, under any circumstances, made any statements to this effect. Neither have I made any other statements that could be interpreted this way in connection with the Ukrainian tragedy. I urge MailOnline to stop quoting the statements ascribed to me in this article and to never appeal to them in any public form.

EAJC Statement on Provocative Speeches of Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky

 
The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress is deeply outraged by the provocative anti-Semitism statements made by Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky, heads of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, at a press conference on February 2.

Ten thousand in Australia rally in support of Israel

Israel supporters rally in Australia
Ten thousand Australians rallied in support of Israel in Sydney on Sunday at a peaceful demonstration in one of the city’s suburbs. Participants at the rally waved signs saying “We stand with Israel!” and “Stop the rockets!” and chanted “Am Yisroel Chai”as they heard communal figures defend the Jewish State.

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