Euroasian Jewish News
The FJC of Russia signed an agreement with the country’s Federal Corrections Authority (FCA) about visiting Jewish prisoners in Moscow jails recently.
Early reports described a nightmarish situation with Ukrainians running throughout the city armed with knives and clubs looking for Jews.
The Foreign Ministry tweeted congratulations to Ukraine for quitting the “anachronistic anti-Israeli” committee.
A Ukrainian diplomat told Israel to butt out of the debate about honoring of independence fighters.
Opening of center in Sokolniki district (Moscow) was important event for spiritual life of Mountain Jews’ community.
On Wednesday nights, the bar is usually packed with members of an informal weekly Torah study group that is led in Russian by Eliyahu Hussid, a local rabbi and standup performer.
Teachers and pedagogical staff of Russian-language Jewish schools throughout the FSU and Israel gathered in Odesa, Ukraine last month for an educational seminar run by FJC’s Darkeinu curriculum.
Naama Issachar’s family not notified of transfer; diplomat who locates her says she wasn’t allowed to bring winter clothes and books; lawyer: she’ll be moved again to another site.
Ambassadors of the two countries decry the glorification of wartime Ukrainian nationalists ‘who promoted… ethnic cleansing’ of Jews and Poles.
The Ukrainian Jewish Encounter is proud to announce “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize.”
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