(JTA) — A kosher restaurant featuring Bukharian Jewish food opened in the heart of Moscow.
Seven-Forty is owned by Ben Binyaminov, the president of the Congress of Bukharian Jews of Russia and the CIS, according to the Web site of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS. The teahouse hired eight chefs from Tashkent.
Among those attending the recent opening were LevLeviev, president of the World Congress of Bukharian Jews as well as the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS; a chief rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar; and Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia.
Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries supervised the change-over to a kosher restaurant.