For over 20 years Maccabi Ukraine carries out extensive work in the field of informal Jewish education , culture and sports. The organization aims to improve the quality of life as members of the Jewish community in Ukraine , as well as other citizens , regardless of their nationality .
Maccabi Ukraine unites more than three million active members , representing all regions of the country. Our organizations work in most regions of Ukraine.
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From 8 to 15 August, 25 Maccabi volunteers from all over Ukraine took part in the educational, volunteer project “Heritage – 5781″ focused on study, preservation and restoration of the Jewish heritage.
Thanks to the invaluable support of Shalom Corps, the World Maccabi Union and Maccabi Europe, our volunteers have got to see firsthand the Jewish places where things have been hamming for hundreds of years, to discover the history of the cities of origins of million Jews who now resided around the world, to feel the inspiration for Jewish artists, writers and poets, to study the material evidence of an era that was irretrievably burned down in the fire of the Holocaust. We got acquainted with the Jewish heritage of Lvov and Chernivtsi. Continue reading Volunteer project “Heritage – 5781″
On November 15, the All-Ukrainian Association of Maccabi Organizations for the first time took part in the International Mitzvah Day.
This project is based on Jewish values: tikkun olam, gmilut hasadim and tzedek. Good deeds are imbedded in the Jewish way of life, when people selflessly give their time and themselves.
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On November 1, taking advantage of the fact that it was still possible to gather offline, members of Maccabi Zaporozhye did not miss this opportunity and, observing all precautions, held a lesson at the local Jewish Sunday school “Yahad-Maccabi” representing a book of the Project PJ Library – “King Solomon and the Bee” for children 5-6 years old.
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The All-Ukrainian Association of Maccabi Organizations has already joined the #FootballPeople 2020 week 5 times. FootballPeople Week is the largest campaign for social change in global football, and the fight for social inclusion and equality, against discrimination and racism.
Despite the challenges we face this year in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, on October 18, 2020 Maccabi Ukraine, together with the Maccabi European Confederation, held a panel discussion – “Equal Dreams – Equal Opportunities”, which took place as part of the #footballpeople action week, with the support of FARE.
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