The Jewish people brought the concept of freedom to humanity

Due to the Exodus freedom became a living concept, and thus, for every person and nation, each according  to its capacity, the option of freedom now existed, something which had not been possible previously.Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 1/23/2019, 6:40 AM

Russian Jews to learn about rescue and betrayal in Poland

1,100 Russian Jews visit Auschwitz, hear about Polish rescue, betrayal of Jews.JTA, 4/25/2018, 3:54 PM

Russian Jews win trips to Paris - by studying Judaism

Chabad organizes fully-funded cruise, trip to Auschwitz, for Russian Jews who attend classes on Judaism.JTA, 2/10/2018, 9:12 PM

What Russian immigrants can teach us about Jewish identity

Russian Jews know from personal experience that leftist ideology leads to totalitarian dictatorship, suppression of individual freedoms, and denial of personal autonomy. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 1/18/2018, 6:46 PM

Russian lawmaker: Jews still seeking to destroy our churches

Deputy speaker of Russian parliament hints Jews are using their positions in media and government to bring down Russian churches.JTA, 1/26/2017, 5:58 AM

Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel

Jewish organization working in the former Soviet Union inaugurates exhibition in Moscow on the life of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.JTA, 8/25/2016, 5:40 AM

Chief rabbi of Russia: Stamp out hate speech against Jews

Rabbi Berel Lazar hits back following dissemination of anti-Semitic conspiracy theory by politician from Vladimir Putin's ruling party.JTA, 4/19/2016, 5:08 PM

Second generation Russian immigrants returning to religion

Immigrants from the former USSR are among the most secular Jews in Israel, but their children are increasingly returning to religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 8:39 AM

'The Struggle Here is About the Denial of the State of Israel'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets with delegation of Russian Jewish leaders, stresses that terror wave is existential - not political.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 7:38 AM

Vladimir Putin Wishes Russian Jews a 'Shana Tova'

Russian President waxes philosophical about Judaism in New Year greeting, praises Jewish values for 'aspiring to transcendence.'Tova Dvorin, 9/13/2015, 11:32 AM

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

Stalin and Lenin Tried and Failed, So Will the Arabs

Stalin and Lenin could not stamp out the Jewish People – neither will the Palestinians Ronn Torossian, 11/13/2014, 12:07 AM

All the RAJE: How to Reduce Inter-Marriage in U.S. to 6%

Study finds 94% of unaffiliated Russian American Jews who took part in programming married co-religionists – and the program is growing.Hillel Fendel, 11/10/2014, 1:47 PM

Paintings Stolen from Russian Jewish Museum

Five works of Russian Jewish painter Isaac Levitan stolen; haul worth over $2 million.AFP, 8/6/2014, 6:22 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

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

Liberman Extols 'Israeli Dream' of Immigrating, Becoming MK

Foreign Minister enthuses over the success of Russian Aliyah, says Israel could have Russian-speaking Prime Minister.Moshe Cohen, 4/7/2014, 9:04 PM

Russian Lawmaker: 'Jews Destroyed Russia'

Russian MP is in hot water after attacking opponents as 'Jews who destroyed Russia in 1917 and 1991.'Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 12:13 AM

Russia: Publicizing the Miracle of Hanukkah in Moscow

Rabbi Lazer, Chief Rabbi of Russia, lit first Hanukkah candle Wednesday outside of Red Square, across from the Kremlin.Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2013, 2:16 PM

Yad L'Achim Counters Russian-Speaking Missionaries

Counter-missionary group steps up activity among Russian-speaking Jews.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2013, 3:14 AM

Chabad Emissary Shot in Russia Lands in Israel

Jewish groups work quickly to bring seriously wounded Chabad rabbi to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 7/26/2013, 8:31 AM

Jewish Students, IDF Soldiers talk Jewish Identity

Jewish students from Russia meet IDF soldiers, talk about identity and the Russian Israeli experience. Maayana Miskin, 2/20/2013, 4:46 AM

Bennett on Shas Ad: Russians Are Not a 'Separate Sector'

Jewish Home chairman meets Russian-speaking immigrants after Shas ad, tells them he sees them as being part of Israeli society.Elad Benari, 1/11/2013, 6:43 AM

Shas TV Ad Targets Lieberman, Russian Immigrants

A TV ad on behalf of Shas targets olim from Russia, suggesting some of them are non-Jews who did not convert properly.Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 2:15 AM

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

New Mikveh for Old Moscow Jewish Neighborhood

Leading Russian and Moscow rabbis last week dedicated a new mikveh in the Russian capital’s oldest existing Jewish community.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/3/2012, 3:36 PM

Jewish Man Murdered in Moscow

A young man from Moscow’s Georgian Jewish community was murdered on Friday.Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2012, 11:23 PM

Video: Age-Old Ceremony for 'First-Born' New Immigrants

Eleven immigrant students from Russia, all first-born, were “redeemed” in a moving Pidyon HaBen ceremony at Boys Town JerusalemYoni Kempinski, 2/29/2012, 11:04 AM

Russia's Jewish Population Fading Away?

The Jewish population in the former Soviet Union is withering away. The vast majority of Russia's Jewish children are born into mixed marriages.Chana Ya'ar, 10/25/2010, 10:15 PM

Knesset's Aliyah Committee Demands Apology from Bill Clinton

A Knesset committee is riled by US embassy's refusal to cooperate with a session on Clinton's remarks against Russian Jewish immigrants.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2010, 2:39 PM

Kiryat Arba, Hevron Celebrate FSU Aliyah

Kiryat Arba and Hevron held a massive party in honor of 20 years of aliyah from the former Soviet Union.Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2010, 8:47 PM

Nationalist Russian Israelis Mock Leftist Rally in Tel Aviv

A recent anti-Judea and Samaria rally in Tel Aviv was crashed by proud nationalist Russian Israelis who aimed at making a mockery of the event.Malkah Fleisher, 6/9/2010, 11:59 PM