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May 17, 2001
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Moscow Jews celebrated the restoration of a dome and gilded Star of David on the capital’s main synagogue. The dome and star had graced the Choral Synagogue for about a year until 1888, when Czar Alexander III bent to the Russian Orthodox Church and ordered them taken down.

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