Conflict and violence have again flared in eastern Ukraine, putting the country's Jewish population at even greater risk.
Stand for Israel Blog - Ukraine
Worshipers at the Ukrainian grave of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav were tear-gassed by Neo-Nazi assailants, who also desecrated the site.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany's Foreign Minister, has issued a statement on the increasing tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
Ukrainian troops are on high alert after tensions with Russia have risen, and after increased levels of casualties and violence this summer.