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  • Russian Muslim leader: Learn from the Jews

    Russia’s Muslim community should look to Jewish efforts as a model for building ties with the government, a Muslim leader said.

  • Kremlin provides bailout to Jewish banker

    The Kremlin reportedly dipped into a fund to allow a prominent Jewish businessman and Kremlin confidante to pay his debts.

  • Jewish Agency HQ vandalized in Russia

    Vandals painted swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti on the Jewish Agency for Israel headquarters in the southern Russian city of Saratov.

  • Bad financial times could lead to charitable consolidation

    The second annual Limmud FSU in this seaside tourist town attracted several Jewish philanthropists with deep pockets. But every day that the Dow drops, pockets around the world get a bit shallower. This point was not lost on the donors here at Limmud. "When the stock market’s down 40 percent and portfolios are giving away…

  • Limmud touches Russian-speaking Jews

    Limmud in the former Soviet Union has emerged as an immense opportunity for Russian-speaking Jews to plug in to world Judaism during a three-day rush of learning and networking.

  • In Moscow, reveling in Simchat Torah

    Across Moscow, Russian Jews poured into synagogues to celebrate the pinnacle of the October holidays with the dancing and singing cacophony of Simchat Torah, a holiday that resonated even during the decades of Soviet oppression.

  • Lukashenko: Build relations with Israel, Arab states

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that it is possible to build relations with both Israel and Arab states, as well as Iran.

  • Birthright Russia alumni meet

    More than 200 alumni of Russia-based Birthright Israel trips in 2008 met near Moscow.

  • In Moscow, reveling in Simchat Torah

    Across Moscow, Russian Jews poured into synagogues to celebrate the pinnacle of the October holidays with the dancing and singing cacophony of Simchat Torah, a holiday that resonated even during the decades of Soviet oppression.

  • Interview lands jailed oligarch in solitary

    Jailed Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky was placed in 12 days of solitary confinement.