December 11, 2007 10:00am
With Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev endorsing each other for prime minister and president, Jews in Russia expect little to change after presidential elections in March.
December 2, 2007 10:00am
In the face of an easy victory for President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party, some Jews in Sunday’s parliamentary elections showed their discontent by voting for parties that had no chance.
November 27, 2007 10:00am
Anti-Semitism has virtually disappeared from Russian politics, even among the country’s ultra-right groups.
November 19, 2007 10:00am
A widespread sense of stability, the absence of significant anti-Semitism and a lack of viable alternatives to the party in power have coincided to produce the least important election for Russia’s Jews since the fall of the Soviet Union.
November 6, 2007 10:00am
A group of Chabad yeshiva students were deported from Russia after the U.S. State Department intervened to secure their release from prison.
October 29, 2007 9:00am
At a Jewish-sponsored conference in Russia on breast cancer, organizers talked about how education, prevention and access to health care can help reduce the disease’s high rate in the country.
October 21, 2007 9:00am
Most Belarus Jews believe that anti-Semitic and anti-Israel slurs by President Alexander Lukashenko were meant not against them, but as a message for Israel and Iran.
October 21, 2007 9:00am
The excitement and diversity at the first Limmud Jewish educational conference in the former Soviet Union prompted some longtime observers to wonder if this signaled the beginning of the end of Jewish factionalism and infighting in Russia.
October 11, 2007 9:00am
Moshe Kantor’s star may be on the rise behind the opaque walls of the Kremlin. Then again, it may not.
October 8, 2007 9:00am
A new Jewish cafe in Odessa, Ukraine, is part of a plan of quasi-commercial ventures set to reverse Hillel’s bad luck in the former Soviet Union.
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