Russia saw fewer than 10 suspected hate crimes against Jews in the first half of 2018, a human rights watchdog critical of the government said in a report.
he Euro-Asian Jewish Congress announced Thursday that it will invest $1m. in Birthright Israel, in order to enable hundreds of young men and women from the countries it represents to visit. The EAJC represents dozens of Jewish communities and organizations in Eastern European and Asian
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
Rabbi Ari Edelkopf holds a Torah scroll at one of several prayer centers set up to cater to Jewish visitors to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Russia.. (photo credit: REUTERS/MIKE SEGAR) BUDVA, Montenegro — For the first time in over a century, the
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,
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
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
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. Mikhail Mirilashvili was elected the new president of the EAJC, and he was still the first