Euroasian Jewish News
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.”
The remarks came in response to news of even more Israelis being questioned, the week after 46 Israelis, including children, were kept in the airport for six hours.
For the second time in two weeks, Israelis were detained at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport on Tuesday, Channel 13 reported.
Naama Issachar’s mother concerned her daughter will be moved to isolated prison where conditions are harsher, says she is refusing to give up on legal route to her release.
The menorah is expected to stand outside the synagogue in Tomsk until it warms up around Pesach.
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