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Events

On May 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research will host the conference "A Tribute to Sholem Aleichem," an event supported by the UJE and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. A commemoration of Sholem Aleichem’s hundr...
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PinchukArtCentre presents LOSS. In memory of Babi Yar – an international group exhibition including Christian Boltanski, Berlinde De Bruyckere and Jenny Holzer. The exhibition coincides with the commemoration of Babi Yar (Kiev, Ukraine). This traged...
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On April 25-28, an educational seminar "Language Pearls of Yiddish Culture" will be held at the Ostroh Academy, organized by the Center for Jewish Studies at the National University "Ostroh Academy", the World Jewish Congress, and the International C...
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On April 24, 2016 at 18.00-18.45, at the 6th International Kyiv Book Arsenal Festival, a UJE-supported discussion of modern Polish writer Johanna Bator's novel "Sand Mountain" will take place. With the participation of the book’s Ukrainian-language t...
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Did you know?

DID YOU KNOW THAT personalities of Jewish and ethnic Ukrainian background are strongly represented in the performing arts? Personalities in the Perf...
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DID YOU KNOW THAT many prominent political leaders of the State of Israel, including two presidents and three prime ministers, have Ukrainian roots? ...
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DID YOU KNOW THAT the presence of Jews on Ukrainian lands dates to antiquity, and that recognition of their status as citizens dates to the eighth cen...
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DID YOU KNOW THAT a significant majority of Ashkenazi (basically, those of European origin) Jews alive today have their origins in lands that constitu...
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Latest News

By Professor Paul Robert Magocsi On February 28, 2016, the small village of Kushnytsia in the very center of far western Ukraine’s Transcarpathian region was the site of a special...
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by Dr. Wolf Moskovich The Center for Judaic Studies at the Ostroh Academy was inaugurated on 25 April 2016. The event is of historic importance as the first and most authoritativ...
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September 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the human tragedy that occurred at Babyn Yar, a ravine on the outskirts of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. Like Auschwitz in Poland, ...
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At a recent meeting of the Ukrainian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal (UJDM), members recalled a moment when Dr. Victor Goldbloom glanced around the table at which we were all comfortab...
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