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Global Jewish TV network in the works

A Russian banker and politician plans to launch a global Jewish television network. Vladimir Sloutsker, a senator in the Russian Parliament and former president of the Russian Jewish Congress, said he believes a network is necessary to combat challenges facing the Jewish community, Britain’s Evening Standard reported.”I believe an international Jewish television channel is a necessity,” Sloutsker said. “The Jewish community worldwide is currently facing and will face in the near future growing challenges worldwide.”It is unclear how wealthy Sloutsker is, but he reportedly made two $250,000 donations to the Russian Jewish Congress while he led it.