Posts Tagged ‘ Jews ’

Russia’s propaganda war is a danger for Ukraine’s Jews

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

Despite what Putin says about antisemitism in the new Kiev government, Ukraine’s Jews are committed to independence Timothy Snyder Violence is a distraction from the simple facts, and propaganda turns distraction into abstraction, people into symbols – and all the more now as Russian intervention in Ukraine grows ever more extensive and threatening. Consider the…


Ukrainian Extremists Will Only Triumph if Russia Invades

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

BY TIMOTHY SNYDER The history of statehood on the territory of Ukraine begins with two archetypically European encounters. Medieval statehood on the territory of today’s Ukraine, like that of France and England, includes an encounter with Vikings. The men from the north sought to establish a trade route between the Baltic and Black Seas, and…


JOHN DEMJANJUK IN A BROADER CONTEXT

May 13th, 2011 | By

By Bishop Paul Peter Jesep Ukraine has been an ethnic, social, religious, and political crossroads. Its rich heritage has yet to be fully and successfully integrated in a post Imperial and Soviet age. This is especially true when it comes to Jewish-Ukrainian relations that too often harbor fear, distrust, and misunderstanding frequently encouraged by Russia’s…