October 12, 2006 9:00am
When hundreds rallied in Moscow to protest the Russian crackdown on Georgians, many of the protesters had yellow stars pinned to their chests.
October 5, 2006 9:00am
Thousands of Georgian-born Jews who immigrated to Russia are suffering from the current diplomatic crisis between Russia and their home country.
September 5, 2006 9:00am
The introduction of obligatory public-school courses on Russian Orthodox culture is causing alarm in Russia’s Jewish community.
July 19, 2006 9:00am
Russian Jewish leaders disagree about whether the community still benefits when attention is called to the country’s human-rights deficiencies.
June 28, 2006 9:00am
A new Jewish community center slated for Moscow’s Choral Synagogue received a boost from a philanthropist known for investing in sports teams and the media.
April 3, 2006 9:00am
A group of Iranian Jewish dancers in Moscow for an arts festival insist that there is a future for Jews in Iran. Yet some of their beliefs reflect the effects of Iranian propaganda against Israel and the Holocaust.
March 14, 2006 10:00am
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a former Soviet collective farm manager, has been tightening the screws on dissent ahead of a presidential vote later this month in his country.
March 3, 2006 10:00am
Tajikistan’s government has begun demolishing the Central Asian nation’s only synagogue, offering in exchange a plot of land far from where most Jewish community members live.
February 15, 2006 10:00am
The president of the Muslim nation of Azerbaijan told a group of American Jewish leaders that his country may upgrade its relations with Israel and open a trade mission there.
January 31, 2006 10:00am
A Kremlin-backed youth group that previously alarmed human rights watchers with its attacks against liberal politicians has held a Holocaust-remembrance event.