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  • Jewish group cuts funding for Kiev office over criticism of Putin

    2 weeks ago

    An organization representing Russian-speaking Jews cut funding for its Kiev office because of the office head’s criticism of Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

    The Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, or EAJC, in February stopped funding its Kiev office, which is run by Josef Zissels, he told...

  • Jewish Agency to hold Kiev meeting despite qualms by some local Jews

    March 14, 2013 | 8:51 am

    The Jewish Agency and a chief rabbi of Ukraine have disputed claims that Kiev is ill-suited for hosting a Jewish Agency event due to rising xenophobia and civil liberties issues.

    The allegations came in a letter to the Jewish Agency co-signed by 14 people, including Euro-Asian...

  • Billionaire Mashkevich quits Euro-Asian Jewish Congress presidency

    June 27, 2011 | 11:44 am

    Israeli-Kazakh billionaire Alexander Mashkevich has resigned as president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, a spokesman confirmed to JTA.

    Mashkevich, whose fortune is tied to his stock in the Eurasian Natural Resources Corp., stepped down because of “the need to focus on his...