Euroasian Jewish News
Hundreds of Jewish communities, in both large cities and small towns and villages across the former Soviet Union, are now in the final stages of preparation towards a very different Passover, unlike any they have ever experienced before.
Foreign Ministry says only those who want to come are being brought home.
Terror group says Sergey Lavrov conveyed Russia’s readiness to help forge Palestinian unity; Israel reportedly files protest with Moscow against meeting.
The EnerJew youth movement ran over 10 Shabbatons over this winter, brining on the overall more than 1,000 Jewish teenagers together in various cities throughout the region.
Community rabbis from across Russia gathered this past weekend for in Rostov-on-don for a regional Shabbaton hosted by local community rabbis Rabbi Chaim Danzinger and Rabbi Shmuel Stolin.
Gaza-based organization doesn’t say when Ziad al-Nakhaleh will make trip; announcement comes on heels of meeting slated to take place between Russia’s FM and Hamas head.
Possibly the oldest wooden synagogue in Europe, the synagogue in Kostroma, which is over a century old, began to show its age.
Over 1,450 Jewish students from across the FSU, aged 5-18, took part in the second round of FJC’s ‘Darkeinu’ annual Jewish studies Olympic contest, which took place in January.
Authorities reportedly lock five passengers in room with no water or bathroom for six hours, then send them back to Israel.
Convention marking the 20th anniversary of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia (FJCR) took place in Moscow last week.
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