The Information Analytical Edition Of The Jewish Confederation Of Ukraine
Jewish Confederation of Ukraine The Information And Analytical Edition
Of The Jewish Confederation Of Ukraine
5/24 March 2002
5762 Adar
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Dovid Gar-Tsyon, a former guru and a leader of Hindu cult, changed his life radically. Now he lives by the Torah and its commandments.
COME TO LIKE ISRAEL
DISINTERESTEDLY
If there are 10-20% of non-Jews in the aliyah, this is almost acceptable. But if non-Jews are the majority - what is the Law of Return for? - Yuliy Edelshtein wants to know.
ISRAEL
WITHOUT JEWS
In Israel many newcomers have nothing to do with the Jewish people, except for one thing - they hate them.
KIEV PURIM
2002
Chief Rabbi of Kiev and Ukraine Yaakov  Dov Bleich called the reading of Megilat Ester in Galitskaya synagogue on February 25 a historical event because it was for the first time for the last 70 years.

ALEXANDER NAIMAN

It was the name of the International Conference that was held by All-Ukraine Charitable Fund "Research and Educational Center of Jewish History and Culture "Tkuma" together with "Joint" and other organizations. The international spirit of the conference was established by participation of specialists from Russia, Israel, Great Britain, Poland and Holland. Read


VALENTINA POLYAKOVA

The Museum of Kerch Jews was opened in the community center "Khesed Malka" in April, 2001. About 362 exhibits covering the two-thousand-year history of Kerch Jews were represented on a comparatively small museum's area. Long before the Museum of Kerch Jews was opened the members of the "Gesher" community joined the pilot group and began to collect and bring to the future museum battle relics. Read


MAX SHIKLER

Sadgora (Sadigora) is a suburb of the town of Chernovtsy in Ukraine. Before the war 80% of the Sadigora population were Jews. They lived. Worked and prayed in 11 synagogues. The residence of the Sadigora tsadik Israel Fridman from Ruzhina was in the center of their lives. This man was very devoted and the legends about his wisdom spread all over Western Ukraine. Read


Tatyana Kropivskaya

ALEXANDER GAIDAR

Communication with some people may leave the feeling of a contact with eminent and high spiritual source. The reason of meeting with such people doesn't matter. Such feeling remains for a long time in those people who have visited a modest flat that is situated on the first floor of the typical multistoried house in Lutsk. Read


SABINA VIRON, NELLY RUDMAN

Social workers... Who are they? Social workers are said to make the society sensitive. They have to smooth multitude of conflicts whereas they themselves should not disseminate negative information. But how much adequate is the society's attitude towards them after the majority of those attending the seminar became the social workers by chance, and only a few of them - by vocation. Read


Home for elderly

YULIA SARYD

When we pronounce such words as the "boarding house for elderly" we imagine the gloomy picture of a state establishment with walls painted in dark colors, heartless and cruel treatment of the medical staff, bent and humiliated people who have to exist without any hope for home, warmth and care. So you won't find all this in Dnepropetrovsk. There is no boarding house for elderly there. There is the boarding Home for elderly and those who live there are not clients and patients. They are residents of this home. It is their home made like in a fairy-tale in order to give them a worthy rest. Read

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