Piazza celebration for Jewish students

Gibraltar Chronicle | Gabriella Peralta Hundreds of visiting Russian Jewish students danced, sang and clapped in the Piazza yesterday, joined by leading figures of the local community. As music blared across John Mackintosh Square, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo locked arms with the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, in a traditional Jewish dance and then […]

Russian Jewish Youth Honors Holocaust Victims in Poland‏

Over 800 Jewish students from Russia participated in the annual “March of Living” that commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Poland’s Auschwitz concentration camps. This is the largest group of Russian Jewish students and youngsters to ever participate in the ceremony. Students are visiting the concentration camp complex as part of their end-of-the-year EuroStars trip […]

Jewish community to celebrate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

BELMONT  > It’s called the Shoah or HaShoah in Hebrew, the Holocaust, a consuming fire of utter destruction. Each year at this time, Jewish people worldwide honor Jews murdered in World War II. The approximate number is 6,000,000, with 1,500,000 of them children. Kids from the Hebrew school at Beth El Temple Center on Concord Avenue […]

Putin Wishes Russian Jewish Community a Happy Passover

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed Russia’s Jews to wish them well as they celebrate the Israelites’ escape from Egypt. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Russia’s Jewish community a happy Passover; the holiday commemorates the Biblical Exodus. He added that Jewish organizations operating in Russia were fostering peace and harmony in society, boosting mutual […]