History of The Jews in Ukraine

History Of The Jews In Ukraine

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Part of a series on the
History of Ukraine
Ancient history
  • Trypillian–Cucuteni culture
  • Yamna culture
  • Catacomb culture
  • Cimmeria
  • Taurica
  • Scythia
  • Bosporan Kingdom
  • Sarmatia
  • Zarubintsy culture
  • Chernyakhov culture
  • Hunnic Empire
Middle Ages
  • Early East Slavs
  • Onoghuria
  • White Croatia
  • Rus' Khaganate
  • Khazars
  • Kievan Rus'
  • Galicia–Volhynia
  • Cumania
  • Mongol invasion of Rus'
  • Golden Horde
  • Principality of Moldavia
  • Grand Duchy of Lithuania
  • Crimean Khanate
Cossacks
  • Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
  • Zaporozhian Host
  • Khmelnytsky Uprising
  • The Ruin
  • Cossack Hetmanate
  • Left bank
  • Sloboda Ukraine
  • Right bank
  • Danube
Early modern
  • Russian Empire
  • Little Russia
  • New Russia
  • Habsburg Monarchy
  • Kingdom of Galicia
  • Bukovina
  • Carpathian Ruthenia
Early 20th-century
  • Ukraine during World War I
  • Ukraine after the Revolution
  • Ukrainian Civil War
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  • West Ukrainian People's Republic
  • Ukrainian State
  • Directorate of Ukraine
Soviet era
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  • Holodomor
  • Ukraine in World War II
  • Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists
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Modern
  • Cassette Scandal
  • Orange Revolution
  • Russia–Ukraine gas disputes
Topics by history
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Jewish communities have existed in the territory of Ukraine from the time of Kievan Rus' and developed many of the most distinctive modern Jewish theological and cultural traditions. While at times they flourished, at other times they faced periods of persecution and antisemitic discriminatory policies. Before World War II, a little under one-third of Ukraine's urban population consisted of Jews.

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