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Dec 19, 2019, 4:42 PM
Exploring Boris Pasternak’s life and Ukraine roots
Continuing my series on famous people with Jewish Ukraine heritage, this month I look at the life of famed writer and poet Boris Pasternak. Although born in Russia, Boris’ family roots lie in Ukraine. Most famously known in the...
Nov 13, 2019, 8:52 PM
Celebrating famous Jews from Ukraine – Vladimir Horowitz
This month marks the 30th anniversary of Vladimir Horowitz’s death. Recipient of 25 Grammy Awards and the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, Horowitz is remembered and loved across the world as a legendary classical pianist, composer, and one of...
Nov 10, 2019, 6:25 PM
Angela Merkel’s efforts to heal Germany’s relationship with Jews
“Jewish life in Germany must be supported and protected.” These are not the words of a Jewish person concerned about the safety of their community. This is what Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said as she accepted the 2019 World...
Oct 18, 2019, 4:43 PM
Celebrating famous Jews from Ukraine – Mila Kunis
This is the first post of a new monthly blog series I will be writing that will celebrate Jews of Ukrainian origin that are known and loved by people worldwide. This series features prominent personalities with Ukrainian Jewish roots...
Mar 8, 2019, 3:27 PM
Boris Lozhkin on anti-Semitism in Europe today
The rise of anti-Semitism in France, home to the world’s largest Jewish population outside Israel and the US, is a shocking reminder of the constant peril religious minorities find themselves exposed to. The well-known phrase, “Nie Wieder”, borne out...
Boris Lozhkin is a Ukrainian entrepreneur, philanthropist and author. He is President of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine and Vice-President of the World Jewish Congress.