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  • Limmud FSU panel: Hillary’s election will improve U.S.-Israel relations

    April 4, 2016 | 10:56 am

    Hillary Clinton’s election will improve relations between the U.S. and Israel, longtime supporter Susan Stern said on Sunday.

    Speaking at a panel on women political leaders at Limmud FSU Conference in Parsippany, NJ, Stern predicted that Clinton will foster an “atmosphere of...

  • Meeting of the minds at Limmud FSU event

    By Ryan Torok

    February 3, 2016 | 3:33 pm

    As a large crowd celebrated Havdalah by dancing around a fire pit in the courtyard of the Westin Pasadena hotel, Hollywood animator and director Saul Blinkoff said he was inspired by the diversity of attendees at the Jan. 29-31 Limmud FSU West Coast, a learning conference organized...

  • For anniversary, Limmud FSU finds a host on the West Coast

    January 13, 2016 | 11:51 am

    Limmud FSU — a nonprofit that sets up Jewish learning conferences across the former Soviet Union — is coming to the West Coast later this month for the first time to offer a blend of study sessions, live music and worship for the area’s large Russian-speaking community. 


  • Belarus falls (literally) all over native son Eliezer Ben Yehuda

    September 30, 2014 | 10:32 am

    The sun was already at a zenith when a bus full Jewish tourists rolled into the small Belarusian town of Glubokoe.

    The drab building style and visible poverty of this ex-Soviet town failed to excite the passengers – journalists and VIP participants of the Belarus conference...

  • Belarus museum opens exhibit about Ariel Sharon

    September 15, 2014 | 2:41 pm

    The National History Museum of Belarus inaugurated an exhibition about Ariel Sharon.

    Titled “Profile of a Leader,” the exhibition on the late Israeli prime minister was launched Monday on the entrance floor of the state museum. The ceremony was attended by diplomats, Jewish...

  • For Moldova’s impoverished Jews, Limmud conference is big deal

    June 17, 2014 | 12:51 pm

    Standing opposite the house at Romana Street 13 in the Moldovan capital, a group of tourists is struggling to hear Irina Shihova’s account of the horrors that transpired here more than a century ago, but her voice is drowned out by a pop song playing on a nearby boombox.


  • Russian Jews in U.S. to remember Koch

    February 1, 2013 | 12:09 pm

    The Russian-American Jewish community will honor the late New York City mayor Ed Koch at an upcoming event.

    Limmud FSU, which holds educational confabs for Russian-speaking Jews around the world, said Friday it will hold a special ceremony commemorating the Jewish politician at...