Jewish Children Return to Upgraded Schools Across FSU

As the new academic year kicks off, dozens of improved, modernized Jewish schools throughout the former Soviet Union welcome students after many months of online learning. Thanks to the donors, FJC successfully carried out a major renovation project, transforming infrastructure, refurbishing facilities and equipping Jewish schools and kindergartens with cutting-edge technological tools. Larisa Bobakova, the […]

‘Rimon’ Jewish Family Club Celebrates Its 15th Birthday

For 15 incredible years, Rimon Sunday family club, based in Moscow’s Jewish Community Center, has offered hundreds of Jewish children and their parents an immersive experience of Judaism through creativity, arts, cooking, games and sports. It was one of the first institutions in Russia’s capital to connect Jewish families, many of which knew nothing about […]

Hear and Help: FJC Russia Completes Annual Anti-Drug Educational Program

The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia held a series of annual anti-drug educational seminars. It is is an effective wrap-up of the FJC’s 2020-2021 Hear and Help counter-drug education project, implemented within the framework of the presidential grant. Over 400 specialists took part in eight two-day seminars in Murmansk, Sochi, Petersburg and other Russian cities. […]

Ukrainian Jewish Schools and Kindergartens Get Massive Makeover 

As a part of the FJC’s large-scale renovation project, many Jewish schools and kindergartens across Ukraine are upgrading facilities and infrastructure, transforming worn out classrooms into ‘smart classes’. During Elul, the final month of the Jewish calendar, the schools are keen to show the results of their hard work.  The ‘Or Avner’ Chabad Lubavitch Jewish school in […]

Like Never Before: Unique Jewish Studies Center Opens at Kazan University

Kazan Federal University and the local Jewish community join forces in a new partnership. First of its kind Center for Jewish Studies will open this year at KFU, one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious Russian universities. This is a great gift for the Jewish community of Kazan and for the entire Republic of […]