Just on time: ‘Taste of Life’ expands to new cities

Exactly when needed most, ‘Taste of Life’, FJC’s humanitarian aid project has expanded to two new cities in Ukraine: Chernivtsi, located in Western Ukraine, and the capital city Kyiv. ‘Taste of Life’ serves thousands of needy Jewish families with children across Ukraine and other regions in the FSU. The project, generously supported by the IFCJ […]

EnerJew – FJC’s vibrant Jewish Youth Movement – moves online!

The outbreak of the Corona epidemic has forced EnerJew, FJC’s vibrant Jewish Youth Movement in the FSU, to temporarily move all its varied activities online. However, the youth movement’s directors have decided to make this bitter lemon into sweet lemonade and are introducing its members to a fascinating and wide range of online activities often […]

Moscow: ‘Chessed Center’ Closes, Seniors Not Neglected

At the behest of Russia’s Chief Rabbi, Moscow’s Jewish Chessed Center is stepping up assistance to the elderly with a twenty-four hour hotline and fresh meals delivered to their doors. With Moscow’s Ministry of Health ordering all public organizations to close their doors, the “Shaarey Tzedek Chessed Center” asked all their regular seniors not to […]

EnerJew Winter Seminars Invigorate Youth

The EnerJew youth movement ran over 10 Shabbatons over this winter, brining on the overall more than 1,000 Jewish teenagers together in various cities throughout the region. Participants came from close to 50 cities in the FSU and together enjoyed quality Jewish time, socialization, learning, and new friendships. Among the cities hosting the Shabbatons were […]

Russia’s Rabbis Gather for a Regional Shabbaton

Community rabbis from across Russia gathered this past weekend for in Rostov-on-don for a regional Shabbaton hosted by local community rabbis Rabbi Chaim Danzinger and Rabbi Shmuel Stolin. The gathering took place a month before the 100th yahrtzeit of the Rebbe Rashab of Lubavitch that will take place on the 2nd of Nisan, in a […]