Hope4Hanukkah Annual Charity Campaign in Ukraine

Hope4Hanukkah Annual Charity Campaign in Ukraine

Candles, which quantity is increasing day by day, the aroma of potato pancakes and donuts, small gifts, hopes, dreams, miracles … Return to childhood … Hanukkah … Wonderful holiday, fun for children and adults, the opportunity to spend time with friends, have fun, to fulfill the commandment, to make a gift … And what happens to those who are lonely and weak, to those who are slaves of their four walls not due to their…

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Documentary project “Word of the Righteous” was presented in Kyiv

Documentary project “Word of the Righteous” was presented in Kyiv

According to official figures, there are about 2.5 thousand people in Ukraine, who have the honorary title of the Righteous Among the Nations, which they were awarded by the State of Israel in gratitude for rescuing the Jewish people during the Second World War. We are the second country after Poland by the number of heroes, and the work of Svetlana Levitas and MargarethaOrmotsadze, will tell about the people who saved others, risking their own…

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XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies 2018 will take place in Krakow

XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies 2018 will take place in Krakow

XIth Congress of the European Association for Jewish Studies 2018 will take place in 2018, July 15-19, 2018, Krakow, Poland. The keynote theme of the XIth Congress is: Searching for Roots of Jewish Traditions. The Congress is organised by the Institute of Jewish Studies, Jagiellonian University in cooperation with the Alef Foundation and with the kind support of  institutions and foundations. Sessions: Ancient Jewish History and Archeology Hebrew Bible Talmud, Midrash and Rabbinics Medieval and Early Modern…

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Polish-ukrainian workshop for young scholars: history and heritage of eastern-european jews

Polish-ukrainian workshop for young scholars: history and heritage of eastern-european jews

Organizers: The Jewish Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University (Kraków), the Jewish Studies Program of the Ukrainian Catholic University (Lviv), the Jewish Galicia&Bukovina Project at Haifa University, The Centre for the Study on the History and Culture of Krakow’s Jews, the Marcell and Maria Roth Center for Research on the History and Culture of Polish Jewry Application Deadline: November 15, 2017 Workshop Dates: December 12-14, 2017 Location: Kraków, Jewish Studies Institute UJ,  Józefa 19 The first Polish-Ukrainian…

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Word of the Righteous: Project and Documentary Presentation

Word of the Righteous: Project and Documentary Presentation

America House Kyiv (Pymonenko str., 6)  presents at THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017, 19:00 20:30 the “Word of the Righteous” project reveals the stories of valor of young Ukrainians who saved Jewish people all over Ukraine during the Holocaust. The “Word of the Righteous” project reveals the stories of valor of young Ukrainians who saved Jewish people all over Ukraine during the Holocaust. In the Nazi occupation of Ukraine between 1941 and 1944, more than 1.5…

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