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Chechnya’s Jewish community doesn’t exist — but it’s angry at Israel

Chechnya’s Jewish community doesn’t exist — but it’s angry at Israel

Chechen news reports stated that the country's Jewish community condemned Israel for installing metal detectors at the Temple Mount. But are there any Jews left in Chechnya?

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