Euroasian Jewish News
Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar was honored with affixing the mezuzah to the main shul’s entrance.
The dedication of a Torah scroll at the restored Choral synagogue took place last Wednesday in the Ukrainian town of Drohobych.
Rabbi Aharon Wagner, Chief Rabbi and director of Chabad Lubavitch in Irkutsk, has mobilized Jewish communities in the region, arranging for shipments of food to be sent to the disaster areas.
The 110-year old Rahumae cemetery had graves broken and overturned over the weekend. Swastikas were also found spray-painted near a bus stop.
A group of Israeli and US journalists took part in a tour of Azerbaijan.
A court in Ukraine issued an injunction against the naming of two streets in Kyiv after nationalists who collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.
The new center is located in Birobidzhan, in the famous and historical Jewish Autonomous Region of Russia.
Schools in Azerbaijan are annually evaluated and assessed based on various pedagogical and educational factors by the State Examination Center.
This may not be the first group of Yeshiva students to receive Rabbinical ordination in Moscow, but the excitement of it is no less than the first time.
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