UCSJ STATEMENT

The Deputy Ministry of Culture of Ukraine informed us that the Ministry did not do anything since 1994 US-Agreement for the cultural heritage protection and preservation since the 1994 Agreement  was signed.  Considering the all troubles we have faced for so many years because of refusing by the State Central…

Jewish cemetery in Ukraine vandalized

Chabad says 20 headstones toppled or smashed in western Ukrainian city of Svaliava, calls on authorities to take action By Times of Israel staff  August 24, 2017 Some 20 headstones were recently overturned and smashed the Jewish cemetery of Svaliava, Ukraine. (Chabad.org) A Jewish cemetery in western Ukraine was vandalized, with…

UCSJ REPORT: 2017 UKRAINE ANTISEMITISM REPORT

Manifestations of Antisemitism in Ukraine Monitoring results from January-June 2017   Vyacheslav Likhachev   Violence   There were no known cases of violence on the grounds of antisemitism in January-June 2017. There was one physical confrontation on the grounds of antisemitism, which is described below; however, as it did not…

Antisemitic graffiti targets WZO in Ukraine

ByTamara Zieve July 30, 2017 A monument to Holocaust victims was vandalized with slogans and symbols.   Graffiti targeting the World Zionist Organization (WZO) in north-Western Ukraine.. (photo credit:VLADIMIR MOZICHENKO) Vandals in northwestern Ukraine sprayed Nazi symbols and other antisemitic graffiti that targeted the World Zionist Organization, the organization learned…

UCSJ UPDATE

We had a great result on July 12th.  With much support of Deputy Y. Shuchevich, his assistance in the Ukrainian parliament (in Ukrainian, Verkhovna Rada), lawyers for UCSJ and I successfully brought to the parliament's Committee of Culture and Conscience's attention the illegal clauses inserted in the proposed chances to…
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