Honoring Rabbi Steinsaltz: 30 yrs since first USSR yeshiva opens

Exhibition launched in Moscow honoring Israel Prize laureate Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, marking 30 yrs since opening of first USSR yeshiva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 8:51 AM

'S-300 transfer a mistake that will only bring more difficulty'

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazer opposes Putin's decision sending S-300 to Syria but says he is sure Israel has a way to deal with it.Ido Ben Porat, 10/4/2018, 7:40 PM

Russian-speaking Jews protest BDS at Columbia University

Limmud FSU holds conference, anti-BDS protest, at Ivy League university in Manhattan.Gary Willig, 5/6/2018, 10:39 PM

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Russia's Rabbi Boroda says a Jewish personality in the Russian administration is not a positive phenomenon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2018, 9:39 PM

Ben Gurion's hometown celebrates Israel's Independence Day

Birthplace of former PM Ben-Gurion marks Israel's Independence Day with march, dancing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2018, 1:45 PM

'We were killed for Jerusalem and we'll continue to defend it'

Former IDF Chief of Staff speaks at Limmud FSU event, says Jerusalem will always be Israel's capital.Ido Ben Porat, 12/22/2017, 4:03 AM

Defense Minister: PM Netanyahu shouldn't resign if he's indicted

Defense Minister Liberman says PM Netanyahu is innocent until proven guilty, calls the investigations an attempt at 'political shake-up.'Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2017, 3:59 PM

'Thirty years ago, this would have been impossible'

Event to bring 2,000 young Russian Jews together for workshops, lectures featuring Israel's chief rabbi, senior IDF officers, politicians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 2:56 PM

Record number gather for largest Jewish event in St. Petersburg

750 Jews gather for three-day Limmud FSU festival held in Russia's cultural capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2017, 3:50 PM

'George Shultz will be remembered as liberator of Soviet Jews'

30 years after his release from prison, Natan Sharansky presents Sec. of State George Shultz with award for contribution to struggle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2017, 10:24 PM

Minister Akunis welcomed at UCLA Hillel for Leonard Cohen event

A week after Princeton Hillel retracts invitation to Tzipi Hotovely, Science Minister attends event at UCLA honoring legendary singer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 6:44 PM

'Limmud FSU allows Russian Jews to tap into their heritage'

Limmud FSU co-founder Sandra Cahn speaks about their Shabbat event, explains why the program is unique.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 10:40 AM

Watch: Azi Schwartz at Limmud FSU conference in New York

Cantor Azi Schwartz's prayer at the opening of the Limmud FSU conference in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 4:40 PM

'Elie Wiesel was the embodiment of perseverance'

Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey speaks about her relationship with Elie Wiesel, and US President Trump's aid to Israel.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 5/13/2017, 10:58 PM

'I believe Limmud FSU is the future for Russian-speaking Jews'

Limmud FSU volunteer tells his story, says the conference is 'a great opportunity' to meet people and learn, accepts every type of Jew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 7:45 AM

Watch: Shaked at Havdalah ceremony in Moscow

Justice Minister participates in havdalah ceremony at the Limmud FSU conference in Moscow.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2017, 5:48 AM

WATCH: 'It's getting cooler, it's getting more exciting'

Limmud FSU volunteers talk about why the project is important, project manager says people have a hard time choosing which session to go to.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 12:17 AM

Watch: Limmud FSU conference in Moscow

2,500 people gathered in Moscow for Limmud FSU’s 11th conference.Hezki Baruch, 4/21/2017, 6:30 PM

2500 to attend Jewish Life conference in Moscow

Thousands of Moscow Jews will attend Limmud FSU conference celebrating Jewish life and culture.JTA, 4/13/2017, 9:37 PM

Jewish leaders react to UK's record-high anti-Semitism

Jewish leaders attend European conference on anti-Semitism in the UK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2017, 2:23 PM

Peres's hometown says goodbye

Residents of Shimon Peres’s hometown in Belarus pay their respects outside his childhood home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 3:14 AM

Holocaust survivor honored for saving Righteous Gentiles

Roman Kent recognized for his work helping gentiles who saved Jews during the Holocaust and now need a hand themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 10:47 PM

Clinton invited to speak at Golda Meir exhibit

After recalling ex-Israeli PM at AIPAC conference, Clinton gets invite to Limmud FSU's event on female political leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2016, 6:33 PM

From Kimberley Plan to Israel Prize

Celebrated painter Yosl Bergner launches new exhibit to be displayed at the Limmud FSU conference in Sydney, Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 6:21 PM

Recalling When 'Jewish Housewives Defeated the KGB'

Exhibit celebrating 25 years to release of Soviet Jews launches in NYC, and reminds when Jews are united they can achieve the 'impossible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2015, 12:08 PM

Prisoner of Zion Returns to Russia for First Time

Rabbi Mendelevitch, member of the famous 1970 'Operation Wedding' protest, returns to St. Petersburg for Limmud FSU Jewish conference.Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 12:47 PM

Nearly 400 Jews Gather in Moldova to Learn About Jewish Life

Annual conference seeks to revive Moldova's young Jewish community - through learning and Jewish pride.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2014, 10:53 PM

A Thousand Jews Gather in Moscow For Jewish Learning

Limmud FSU expects large turnout for Jewish study conference, one of largest former Soviet Union Jewish gatherings.Ari Yashar, 4/17/2014, 9:53 PM

Knesset Speaker Launches Gathering of Young Russian Jews

MK Yuli Edelstein officially launched Limmud FSU, the largest annual gathering of young Russian Jews in North America.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/27/2014, 6:05 PM

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus

Limmud FSU conference in Belarus to feature a special event in memory of Sharon whose parents were born in Belarus.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 2:44 AM

Whiskey Empire Heir Bronfman Returns to His Roots

Matthew Bronfman, whose grandfather moved to Canada from Moldova and founded a whiskey empire, has gone back to his roots. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 2:38 PM

Limmud FSU Conference to Launch in Moldova

More than 400 young Jews will gather for the first time for a Limmud FSU conference in Chisinau, Moldova, June 7-10.Chana Ya'ar, 5/30/2012, 2:29 PM