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  • Free matzah and learning in Moscow

    Russian umbrella group’s outreach program providing free matzah and kosher wine with a lecture on the Passover traditions.

  • Fulbrights trump fears for Russian expats

    For many skeptical parents, the opportunity to participate in the prestigious Fulbright scholarship program trumps any fears they have about their children returning to a Russia that for many of them still remains shrouded in painful memories.

  • FSU emigres revive Finnish Jewry

    An influx of Jews from the former Soviet Union has helped revive a Finnish Jewish community that was on the verge of disappearing.

  • Finland’s short Jewish history

    Finnish Jewish history is short and full of twists.