Last Wednesday, nearly 200 people gathered at the prestigious Metropol Hotel, adjacent to the Red Square in central Moscow, for a signing ceremony between the two largest organizations in Russia and Europe for the benefit of hundreds of thousands of Russian and European Jews and many Jewish communities
Jasa Alfandari, the president of the Jewish community of Montenegro, thanked Edelkopf, whose last rabbinical posting was in Russia, for his service to the community Thursday night at the opening of the fifth annual Mahar conference in Montenegro. The conference, for Balkan and Central European Jews, included funding from the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, the World Jewish Congress and the Jewish National Fund, among other sponsors. Some 400 people attended the weekend gathering in the coastal city of Budva, including communal leaders from across the region.
RAMAT GAN - The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) unanimously elected Mikhael Mirilashvili as its new president on Monday, at the EAJC’s General Council Session in Ramat Gan, Israel. Thirty-two General Assembly members from 16 Eastern European, post-Soviet, Asian and Pacific countries took part in the meeting.
On July 24, an extraordinary General Assembly of the Eurasian Jewish Congress was held in Kfar Maccabia, with the aim of electing a new leadership and reorganizing the Congress.