Russian rabbi: Giving Syria S-300 was a ‘mistake’

In rare rebuke, Russian chief rabbi slams missile transfer to Syria as ‘mistake,’ says it will ‘augment’ region’s problems.JTA, 10/6/2018, 7:57 PM

Putin meets Chief Rabbi of Russia

Russian President extends greetings to Russian Jews in honor of Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:01 PM

A secret mission to Iran

Exclusive: Arutz Sheva discovers Russia's Chief Rabbi Lazar visited Iran - on a mission for Russia's Pres. Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 3:02 PM

Rabbi reveals: Putin loves matzah

Chief Rabbi of Russia, Rabbi Berel Lazar, reveals that Russian President has a special fondness for matzot and eats them all year long.Ben Shaul, 4/24/2018, 4:35 AM

Putin wishes Russian Jews a happy Passover

'I congratulate you wholeheartedly on the Passover holiday. The blessed Jewish community's contributions help everyone.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2018, 2:52 PM

'Putin won't let the Iranians do as they please'

'It's clear to Russians that Syria won't be stabile if they allow Hezbollah to control territory.'Mordechai Sones, 2/15/2018, 6:13 PM

'L'Chaim!' in the office of Rabbi Steinsaltz

Russia's Chief Rabbi visits great rabbinical commentator Rabbi Adin Even Yisrael Steinsaltz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2018, 12:34 AM

Russian rabbi: Providing aid does more for us than for others

International organizations provide food and clothes for the holiday to needy families in Israel, Russia, Ukraine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2017, 8:04 AM

Jewish Moscow presents 'tefillin bank'

After 'mezuzah bank' succeeds, Moscow's Chabad presents 'tefillin banks.'Michal Levy, 7/12/2017, 8:07 AM

Russian Jews celebrate 25 years of community events at Kremlin

Russian Jewish community celebrates quarter century of events at Kremlin since the fall of the Soviet Union.JTA, 12/25/2016, 3:20 PM

Russian Jewry Relieved After Matriculation Exams Postponed

Vladimir Putin personally intervenes after Jewish community leaders turn to government over exams, which were scheduled for Shavuot holiday.Haim Lev, 6/1/2014, 5:49 PM

Torah Scroll Inauguration At Ancient Russian Synagogue

130-year-old synagogue re-dedicated and Torah scroll inaugurated; Russian Chief Rabbi attends.Haim Lev, Ari Yashar, 4/4/2014, 2:53 PM

Foodless Uman Pilgrims Saved by Rabbi

About 100 pilgrims who were stuck in Moscow airport received kosher food thanks to Russia's chief rabbi.Gil Ronen, 9/9/2013, 10:03 AM

Russia’s Chief Rabbi Walked 8 Hrs, Not to Desecrate Sabbath

Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar walked 8 hours home from the airport Friday night rather than desecrate Sabbath after an official event in Russia.Hana Julian, 7/15/2013, 2:25 PM

Major Prayer Rally to be Held in Moscow

A major prayer rally will be held Tuesday in Moscow, with thousands of Jews gathering to pray for the success of the IDFDavid Lev, 11/20/2012, 3:14 AM

Russian Chief Rabbi, Top Officials Visit Joseph's Tomb

In the late hours of Saturday night, the Chief Rabbi and other high-ranking officials from Russia visited Joseph's Tomb in Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2012, 11:18 AM