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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

Mikhail Mirilashvili elected EAJC President

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