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  2. How many Jews live in Ukraine today? This is a difficult question to answer with specificity, complicated by the cultural makeup of Ukrainian Jewry and its history. A 2020 demographic study of...

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  4. May 15, 2019 · Ukraine, which today has anywhere between 60,000 to 360,000 Jews, depending on the definitions of who’s counting, also became a huge spiritual center for Hasidic Judaism.

  5. Ukraine. In 2023, Ukraine is home to 45,000 Jews, making it the fourth-largest Jewish community in Europe and the 11th-largest in the world. Ukrainian Jews are prevalent throughout Ukrainian society, including high offices of the state.

  6. Feb 27, 2022 · According to the Soviet census of 1926, some 50 percent of the Soviet Union’s 2.7 million Jews lived in Ukraine, and 87 percent of them lived in small towns or villages.

  7. Depending on how one counts, Ukraine was home to the largest Jewish community in Europe on the eve of the Nazi invasion, with some 2.7 million Jews, equalling about 5 percent of the population. The western part of modern-day Ukraine was under Polish control when the Germans invaded Poland in 1939, initiating World War II.

  8. Sep 11, 2023 · No one knows exactly how many Jews are left in Ukraine, and anyway the numbers depend on who counts as one. In 1989 the “core” Jewish population—those who identify as fully Jewish—was...

  9. Feb 24, 2022 · Tens of thousands of Jews live in Ukraine, making it home to one of the world’s largest Jewish communities — one with a complicated history, tainted by persecution and upheaval, that is ...

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