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The map “Jews of Ukraine” Jew.Today

The map “Jews of Ukraine” is an interactive service that help you to find complete information about any Jewish organization in Ukraine.

We collected information about Jewish communities, charitable foundations, educational institutions, sights, and kosher restaurants in one place.

The service is simple and easy: in addition to the information component, the site contains new photos and relevant contacts of any Jewish "point" of Ukraine.

The map "Jews of Ukraine" is constantly updated with new objects. You can also take part in this by clicking the "Add Organization" button.

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Contact-center 910

910 is the unified Jewish number of Ukraine. The contact center will provide you with free information dedicated to:

  • Location of Jewish communities and organizations in Ukraine.
  • Jewish traditions and customs, Jewish way of life, repatriation issues, and help in restoring Jewish roots.

And also you could receive free:

  • Primary legal aid.
  • Psychological help.

The contact center assists in cases of anti-Semitism manifestations and helps to contact emergency services.

The task of the contact center is to answer the questions of the Jew who applied for help completely and quickly. Aim of 910 is to be a unified reference bureau for all Jews of Ukraine.

*Participants of the Program "Jews of Ukraine" are provided with free concierge service (help with taxi ordering, hotel and train tickets booking, ordering kosher food and necessary medicines).

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UJCU

Our tasks

  1. To unite Jews of Ukraine in common information space and around the Jewish way of life, knowledge and traditions
  2. Be an organization that represents the interests of the Jewish community of Ukraine in the world
  3. To help every Jew in Ukraine in his social, cultural and everyday life
  4. To intensify Jewish communities’ activities through our projects implementation

The United Jewish Community of Ukraine provides regular financial assistance to 16 thousands of Jews-victims of Nazism, veterans of the Second World War and veterans' widows, children of war, ghetto prisoners

The Jewish Community includes Jewish communities and Jewish organizations of Ukraine

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Jewish magazine U-Jew!

U-Jew! is an online magazine for a wide audience, in which the world is represented by Jewish eyes: psychology on the basis of the Torah, Jewish business, history, traditions and many other topics.

The magazine is devoted to Jewish life and is created by Jews and for Jews to show the advantages of respecting the Jewish traditions.

The editors create cognitive content for those who are interested in the Jewish way of life. Materials are given in an easy and accessible way, explaining the basics and fundamental concepts in a simple and understandable language.

The magazine contains more than 4000 articles. Weekly, publications' PDF-edition, dedicated to the topic of the week, is available for download.

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JewSpace

JewSpace is a unique employment project for Jews in Ukraine. It helps to find work where every Jew can follow the festive traditions of Shabbat and Yom Tov.

You can get JewSpace services in two ways: by calling the short number 910 (free of charge from mobile phones), or by sending an e-mail.

JewSpace provides a free concierge service to members of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, helping to create CV and send it to the employer.

JewSpace managers work directly with HR departments of large corporations, which means that each CV will be sent to the competent person. In addition, the applicant can independently look through current vacancies on the website and send his CV directly to the employer.

The main task of the JewSpace project is to help find a “kosher” job for every Jew in Ukraine

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Jewish news

The most visited Jewish news website in Ukraine. Its monthly audience is more than 400 000 people.

The task of JewishNews is the operational publication of topical news of the Jewish world. Covering the Ukrainian news, the website's editorial office compares the situation in Ukraine with Israel, focusing on the successes of the Israel on resonant issues for Ukraine.

Our mission is to highlight the current events of the Jewish world in such way to make it interesting for everyone.

News website JewishNews doesn’t pursue commercial goals and works on donations. That is why we have one more advantage - no advertising.

Our motto

We are not engaged in Jewry, we care about Jews

Our goal
Revival and development of Jewish way of life in Ukraine, expansion and strengthening of connections between Jewish communities, organizations and public associations.
Our mission
To implement the possibilities of everyone by the admission to the Jewish way of life.
What is done
28 000 000 UAH
Distributed as a charitable aid
More than 16 000 Jews
Receive regular financial assistance
30 000 kg of matzah
Was send to Jewish families on Pesach 2018
500 000 users
are the monthly audience of UJCU's Internet resources
our partners
* Вартість 1 хвилини розмови за коротким номером 910 є безкоштовною. Послуга надається абонентам всіх національних GSM операторів. Тільки для повнолітніх. Технічна підтримка: (044) 536-910 з пн.-пт. з 9:00 до 18:00. ВСЄГО «ОБ'ЄДНАНА ЄВРЕЙСЬКА ОБЩИНА УКРАЇНИ», 01042, м. Київ, вул. Філатова, буд. 2/1 д, кв. 7
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Igor Kolomoisky

President of United Jewish Community of Ukraine

Igor Kolomoisky was born on February 13, 1963 (19 Shvat 5723) in Dnepropetrovsk.

Member of Board of Trustees of the Dnepr Jewish community.

In 2008 in Kiev at the fifth congress of United Jewish Community of Ukraine he was elected as a president of UJCU.

In 2010 Igor Kolomoisky was chosen as a head of The European Jewish Council.

He is maecenas of the largest in the world Jewish center “Menora” (Dnepr city) and Museum “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” – the third largest dedicated to the Holocaust memorial сomplex in the world.

Michael Tkach

Head of United Jewish Community of Ukraine

Michael Tkach was born on January 19, 1959 (10 Shvat 5719) in Dnepropetrovsk.

Board of Trustees' member of the Jewish community of Dnepr..

Has been appointed as a Head of United Jewish Community of Ukraine in December 2014.

Initiator of the creation of the program "Jews of Ukraine", thanks to which 16 000 victims of Nazism receive financial assistance regularly.

In 2018, Mihael Tkach reorganized the work of UJCU and created the Unified Project Management Center of the Community.

Michael Tkach - Head of the Jewish community of Ukraine lighted the seventh candle of Hanukia

The head of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, Michael Tkach, took part in the solemn ceremony of lighting the candle of the main Hanukia in Dnepr. Michael Tkach was honored to light the seventh candle of the Hanukia lamp.

The ceremony took place on December 8 at 5:45 pm in «Menorah», the world largest Jewish center, at the intersection of the main galleries of the building. Before the solemn lighting of the seventh candle, all the guests of the event were treated with a traditional festive dish - donuts.

The ceremony was titled by the speech of Shmuel Kaminetsky, Chief Rabbi of Dnepr and the region, who told about the significance of the seventh candle and introduced Michael Tkach.

Before lighting a candle, Michael Tkach read traditional Jewish prayers, and also made a solemn speech, noting that he congratulated Jews on Hanukkah on behalf of the President of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine Igor Kolomoisky.

“Friends, this week we are starting to celebrate a wonderful holiday - Hanukkah. Everyone remembers that the main "culprit" of the holiday was originally the conflict between the Greeks and the Jews - in fact, the conflict of worldviews, ideologies, civilizations. And it ended with the victory of the Jews.

On this holiday, I want to wish all of us, friends, mutual understanding and peace. May the prophecy of Yeshayahu be fulfilled in the nearest future: “Nations will not take up the sword against other nations, and they will never again train for war”.

- said the head of the UJCU.

The event was attended by a large number of Jews from Dnepr and the region, guests of the city, as well as honorary members of the Jewish community.

Michael Tkach is the head of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, which main office is located in the city of Dnepr. The organization focuses its activities on uniting all Ukrainian Jews, providing them with financial assistance and disseminating information about the Jewish way of life, knowledge and traditions.

MICHAEL TKACH HEAD OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF UKRAINE CONGRATULATED ALL WITH A NEW FINANCIAL YEAR

Dear friends!

Congratulate you with the start of the new fiscal year. I am sure this year will bring us fresh ideas, make closer the achievement of goals and will be marked by many accomplishments.

Before the start of the new year, it is customary to sum up the achievements of the last one. For the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, 2018 was very fruitful. The outgoing year will be remembered as the time of successful implementation of huge projects.

In 2018 the United Jewish Community of Ukraine was engaged in charitable activities: 16,500,000 UAH was allocated as financial assistance, 30,000 kg of matzoh were given to Jewish families on Pesach. More than 120 Jewish communities and Jewish organizations have become members of the UJCU. The Internet resources of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine were visited by 500,000 users per month.

We also reorganized the work of the UJCU. The work of the contact center 910 has become more efficient - during 2018 more than 45 thousand successful calls were made in compliance with 18 thousand calls in 2017. The JewishNews portal became the most visited Jewish website in Ukraine. About 300 thousand users read it every month. We also introduced a new service on JewSpace website, designed to simplify the work search for Jews - a free concierge service for finding work, on which every Jew can follow the traditions of Shabat and Yom Tov was introduced.

The purpose of the UJCU is to unite all the Jews of Ukraine around Jewish knowledge and traditions, so next year we intend to move on and develop each of our projects.

I wish you a productive year, success in business, positive changes in all spheres of your life. May all your initiatives be successful and bring prosperity, well-being and confidence in the future!

THE UNITED JEWISH COMMUNITY OF UKRAINE ALLOCATES FINANCIAL AID TO 16,000 JEWS - VICTIMS OF NAZISM ON THE NEW YEAR

The United Jewish Community of Ukraine congratulates all Jews of Ukraine on the New Financial Year. The participants of the charity campaign - victims of Nazism and children of war, received a financial gift on the bank cards on the occasion of the New Financial Year. Today the number of participants of the program is 16,000 persons.

Such Charity Promotions have been held by the United Jewish Community of Ukraine since 2014. One of the tasks of the UJCU is to help and support the Jews of Ukraine in all aspects of social, cultural, everyday life, the revival and further development of the Jewish way of life in Ukraine and abroad.

Anyone can get detailed information about the Charity Aid Campaign by calling the contact center «910» at the short number 910 (free from a mobile phone) or 0 800 600 910 (free).

The President of UJCU Igor Kolomoisky celebrates 56th birthday

Today, the 13th of February, the President of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, one of the most successful businessman in Ukraine, philanthropist and public figure Igor Kolomoisky, celebrates his 56th birthday. Igor Valerievich did a lot for Jews in Ukraine and abroad.

In 1998, Igor Kolomoisky joined the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Сommunity of Dnepropetrovsk, and since then he has been an active sponsor of the organization. Igor Valerievich participated in the financing of the reconstruction of the synagogue "Golden Rose" in Dnipro. He became one of the main mastermind and patron of the construction of Europe’s largest Jewish center, the Menorah, which was opened in Dnipro in the fall of 2012 and includes the third largest Holocaust museum - “Memory of the Jewish People and the Holocaust in Ukraine”.

In 2008, Igor Kolomoisky was elected as President of the United Jewish Community of Ukraine. In this position, he regularly assists in the implementation of charity programs for Jewish veterans and victims of Nazism, also he actively helps Jewish communities throughout Ukraine.

Also, the President of UJCU is involved at first-hand in preservation of the Jewish cultural heritage in Israel. In October 2007, he became one of the sponsor of the creation of the main Holocaust memorial center in the world - the Jerusalem Yad Vashem. In March 2010, the opening of the restored Jerusalem Hurva synagogue, which was restored with the financial assistance of Kolomoisky after 140 years that synagogue was in ruins. Thanks to the sponsorship of Igor Valerievich, the repair of tunnels at the Wailing Wall was completed.

The United Jewish Community of Ukraine congratulates Igor Valeryevich on his birthday and wishes him to have a great success in all affairs, prosperity in life and many more birthdays.