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Russian Jewish Organizations Make Peace

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

Montenegro gets a rabbi while waiting for a synagogue

BUDVA, Montenegro — For the first time in over a century, the Jewish community of this small Balkan country has its own resident rabbi, its leaders said. Ari Edelkopf, a Los Angeles-born Chabad rabbi, settled in the capital Podgorica several weeks ago with his wife, Chana,

George W. Bush awarded prize for commitment to Israel

Former US president George W. Bush accepted an award for his commitment to Israel and the Jewish people, presented by the international leadership of United Israel Appeal. Bush received the Isaiah Award at a ceremony held last week at the biannual International Leadership Reunion Conference

First in Israel: Emergency Medical Center Staffed by Specialists

The Yad Sarah - Frenkel Emergency Medical Center opened this past week in Jerusalem. Unlike other emergency medical centers in Israel which are staffed by general practitioners and feature one universal department that accepts all patients, the new medical center is divided into three departments—Internal

EAJC Executive Director meets with Russian Federation MP

The Acting Executive Director of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress Haim Ben Yakov has visited the Russian Federation State Duma and held negotiations with MP Natalia Kuvshinova, who is a member of the Committee for Youth Affairs. President of the Russian Union of Jewish Students, President