February 8, 2005 10:00am
Russian Jews are calling for action after 20 politicians signed a letter to the country’s prosecutor general asking him to ban Jewish organizations in the country as extremist and a television audience supports an anti-Semite.
February 1, 2005 10:00am
An anti-Semitic letter signed and then revoked by some 500 Russians, including 20 legislators, has many Russians talking about anti-Semitism and many Jews worrying about the phenomenon.
December 29, 2004 10:00am
The level of anti-Semitic acts in Russia remained stable and relatively low this year, but three violent cases took place in Moscow within two weeks in December and all went unreported in the local media.
December 2, 2004 10:00am
Jewish leaders and human rights activists in Russia are outraged by a sentence handed down in the case of a publisher known for printing anti-Semitic articles.
December 2, 2004 10:00am
A non-Jewish artist in Belarus gets kudos when he creates a memorial to local Jews killed in the Holocaust covering part of the cost out of his own pocket.
November 17, 2004 10:00am
Culminating a shift for his organization, the new leader of the Russian Jewish Congress has announced the group’s unconditional support for the Kremlin.
November 7, 2004 10:00am
A new film part-feature, part-documentary tells the story of a Ukrainian shtetl drained of its Jews in World War II.
September 22, 2004 9:00am
A dispute over who should be Lithuania’s chief rabbi may be headed to the courts, as the head of the country’s Jewish community said he would file a lawsuit against a group of Jews holding a vigil in support of one of the rabbis.
September 14, 2004 9:00am
In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack at a Russian school, Jews in Russia and around the world are offering a helping hand to survivors of the siege.
September 9, 2004 9:00am
A Moscow rabbi, a former refusnik who had made aliyah but was sent back to Russia by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, oversees the renovation of a century-old shul while taking time to slaughter animals for kosher meat.
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