Thank you!

On behalf of 15,000 children who receive excellent Jewish education, hundreds of thousands of Jews from more than 420 communities from all over the Former Soviet Union who enjoy flourishing Jewish life all year round, thousands of needy families and children who benefit from food, clothing, and financial aid, hundreds of orphans who now have […]

“The Synagogue and prayers” now in Russian!

The FJC is proud to present its new production: The “The Synagogue and prayers” booklet by the ‘Yahaduton’ series. The booklet is the first of ten extensive booklets about Jewish heritage and tradition that will be translated and adapted to Russian, and made available to thousands of Jews across the FSU.  To watch an example […]

Vandals Desecrate Synagogue with Pig’s Head

By: JTA Unidentified Russian vandals used a pig’s head to desecrate a synagogue in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar, according to representatives of the Jewish community of the city, located 600 miles west of Baku, Azerbaijan. They found the pig’s head at the entrance to their synagogue and believe the perpetrators are also responsible […]

The Grand Choral Synagogue celebrates 120

This Sunday, more than 2,000 people attended a historical event concluding a series of over 60 events that were attended by nearly 60,000 people – marking the 120th birthday of the Grand Choral Synagogue of Petersburg, Russia. The final event, attended by VIP’s such as the Governor, Major, The Chairman of the parliament, the Chief […]

Fiddler on the Roof Prizes Awarded

The Moscow Times  The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia held its 10th annual ceremony for the “Fiddler on the Roof” awards on Sunday, celebrating the holiday of Hanukkah while giving out prizes to the leading representatives of the Jewish community for the past year. At the ceremony in the State Kremlin Palace, Chief Rabbi of Russia Berl Lazar commenced the ceremony by giving out the first two prizes. The award for courage went […]