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  • 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...