February 17, 2004 10:00am
In its decade of operating in the former Soviet Union, Hillel has reached thousands of Jewish students. Now it´s gearing up for a more aggressive approach to reach the largely unaffiliated Jewish youths in the region.
February 16, 2004 10:00am
A one-of-a-kind Jewish-run organization sends a bus through a Ukrainian city to deliver food packages to area kids who live on the streets.
February 5, 2004 10:00am
The failure of a plan to combine Russian Jewry’s two main umbrella organizations has highlighted a four-year rivalry between the two groups.
January 19, 2004 10:00am
The arrest of a Jewish activist due to his confrontational criticism of Belarussia´s decisions about Jewish historical sites has triggered mixed reactions among Jewish leaders.
December 10, 2003 10:00am
A Jewish student was one of five victims killed by a suicide bombing in Moscow that may have been intended for the Kremlin and the Russian Parliament building.
December 8, 2003 10:00am
The overwhelming victory in Russia´s Parliamentary electionsby a party closely aligned with President Vladimir Putin led many to express concern for Russian democracy.
November 26, 2003 10:00am
Candidates for the upcoming Russian elections, scrambling to appeal to voters, are looking as far afield as the Middle East, where Russian Israelis may cast decisive votes in some races.
November 24, 2003 10:00am
Participants at a discussion in Moscow regarding the case of a Jew jailed in the early 20th century on charges of killing a Christian boy for ritual purposes drew parallels between the law in the Russian Empire and those of modern Russia, specifically the
November 19, 2003 10:00am
The crackdown on Russian oil giant Yukos is dripping down to local Jews, as a Russian Jewish philanthropist with ties to the embattled company says he will cut funding to his central Jewish project in Russia.
November 4, 2003 10:00am
Russian Jews who turned out to hear visiting Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon speak were disappointed that he urged them to move to Israel without referring to the successes and needs of the local Jewish community.