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Tag: Russian Jews
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One hundred Russian Jewish notables urged Benjamin Netanyahu to ignore recent pleas by American Jews calling on the Israeli prime minister to cede land for peace.
In an open letter from Russia published Tuesday, the Russian Jews wrote that their message was a reaction to the...
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Henry Kissinger is heard saying on newly released Nixon tapes that the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American concern.
The tapes chronicle President Richard Nixon’s obsession with disparaging Jews and other minorities.
Kissinger’s remarks come after a meeting he and Nixon...
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmClinton, Giuliani Lead Among Jews
U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Rudy Giuliani come in first and second in approval ratings in a poll of American Jews.
Clinton, the front-runner among Democrats, scored 53 percent in this year's American Jewish Committee poll. Giuliani, the...
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When Tatyana Sharfman applied to immigrate to the United States, she was not yet sure that she wanted to leave her native country of Russia. Her aunt, who had left Russia in 1992 and now lives in the San Fernando Valley, was determined to bring over the rest of the family, and so...
April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pmCantor Svetlana Portnyansky, who left Russia in 1991, can relate to the celebration of freedom that the Passover holiday signifies. She remembers how difficult and dangerous it was to exercise religious freedom not so long ago.
"Practically it was impossible because it was illegal,"...
March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pmInside a ballroom at the Washington Hilton, Rabbi Leonid Feldman, the Soviet-raised spiritual leader of Temple Emanu-El of Palm Beach, captivates thousands of young Jews with his moving, heartwrenching account of the long, treacherous road that led him to discover the Judaism that so...
January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pmWhat can be done to help Russian Jewry? Loads, according to Simon Frumkin. He should know.
The road to liberating Russian Jews has been a long and tortured process, and few people know this more than Frumkin, who has spent decades battling to facilitate Jewish flight from Russia....