FJC’s young Rabbis great expedition

A young and talented group of FJC’s motivated young Rabbis dedicated their summer vacation to a unique three-week expedition throughout Russia, visiting over 50 Jewish communities, some of them remote, towards the upcoming High Holidays and New Year. The young Rabbis, leaving from Moscow, converted three large caravans into mobile Synagogues and ‘Mitzvah Tanks’. They […]

FJC’s Summer-Camp Network 2012 * Gallery

As the Summer-Camp season of 2012 has now come to its end, we are proud to present you with this fabulous gallery of photos, selected from camps throughout the FSU. In the name of thousands of happy campers, we want to thank you for making all this become possible.

Rabbi Lau’s historical visit to Rostov’s community

Hundreds attended the ‘March of the living’ in memory of 70 years to the Zmievskaya Balka massacre in Rostov, Russia lead by Rabbi Lau * The Chief Rabbi also visited the burial place of his rescuer, located by the FJC and spoke in front of the local Jewish community. Five hundred Jews, many wearing armbands […]

Poltava: Jewish Community celebrates inauguration

The inauguration of a brand new Synagogue and Torah Scroll, took place last Tuesday, in the city of Poltava, Ukraine. The Jewish Community celebrated and rejoiced the double ‘Simcha’ with singing and dancing and a festive dinner. The inauguration ceremony of the “Beit Dovid & Rebecca Synagogue” and a the festive entering of the new […]

R’ Shmuel (Sammy) Rohr of blessed memory

With sadness and a heavy heart we report the painful loss of R’ Shmuel (Sammy) Rohr of blessed memory. Sammy was a beloved patron of the activities of the FJC; his success in business was surpassed by his love for his family and his legendary philanthropy. Sammy Rohr was a Holocaust survivor, which was in […]

Youth Seminar awakens ‘Jewish pride’

A five day Youth Seminar for the youngsters of Samara, Saratov, Orenburg, Ulyanovsk, and Togliatti turned into an experience of a lifetime for over 30 students who gathered together to learn and enjoy. The combination of deep and inspiring lectures, interactive games, sports, a warm and cozy atmosphere and the extremely comfortable living conditions – […]