Young Birobidzhan Jewish Leaders Receive Mayor’s Youth Award

Tsipora-Feiga Khaidukova, leader of the FJC’s Yahad Jewish youth program in Birobidzhan, and Keila Trifonova, coordinator of the local branch of the FJC’s EnerJew youth movement, were recognized for their outstanding contribution to the city’s socioeconomic development. The event, hosted by Alexander Golovaty, Mayor of Birobidzhan, took place in ‘Simkha Kosher’ restaurant on June 28. […]

Novokuznetsk Jewish Community Receives Its First-Ever Torah Scroll

A new Torah scroll, the first ever to serve the recently established Jewish community in the south-western Siberian city of Novokuznetsk, was completed on Wednesday, June 8, at the Jewish Community Center of Moscow. The ceremony was attended by Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar and Mr. Gavriel Tour, the sponsor of the historic scroll. The […]