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Unique Canadian Jewish institution is back in force as hundreds gather at Niagara Falls

Hundreds attend Limmud FSU Canada's first in-person conference since before the pandemic.

Unique Canadian Jewish institution back in force after pandemic

500 Jews gather for first post-COVID Limmud FSU in the USA

In shadow of a global crisis, Limmud FSU conference serves as welcome Jewish ‘Recharge’ moment.

500 Jews gather for first post-COVID Limmud FSU in the USA

MKs, ministers, join 700 Russian-speaking Jews for conference

Limmud FSU Israel returns: 700 Russian-speaking Jews in Israel gather for 3 days of learning and community.

MKs, ministers, join 700 Russian-speaking Jews for conference

Limmud FSU reopens for first time since pandemic

Ukraine Jews find cause to celebrate despite country’s challenges.

Limmud FSU reopens for first time since pandemic

Limmud FSU confirms Natasha Chechik as Executive Director

'Delighted to formalize Natasha as our key professional,' Limmud FSU chairman says.

Limmud FSU confirms Natasha Chechik as Executive Director

Former NYPD Commissioner: Racism not endemic to US police

“We are in a dangerous place in history. We need a change of administration in the city."

Former NYPD  Commissioner: Racism not endemic to US police

Limmud FSU: First event in Vienna is 'significant milestone'

Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews gather in Vienna for unique festival despite anxiety.

Limmud FSU celebrates first event in Vienna

Moldovan Jews reopen synagogue seized by Soviets

Moldova’s dwindling Jewish community reopens synagogue in ceremony attended by 300 people.

Moldovan Jews reopen synagogue seized by Soviets

Belarus Jews honor Poway shooting victim

Limmud FSU Conference in Minsk, Belarus held in memory of Lori Gilbert-Kaye, who was killed while saving her rabbi in synagogue shooting.

Belarus Jews honor Poway shooting victim

This Russian scientist helped open a yeshiva under communism

In Moscow, a non-Jewish physicist recalls helping build Soviet Union’s only yeshiva.

This Russian scientist helped open a yeshiva under communism

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.

Honoring Rabbi Steinsaltz: 30 yrs since first USSR yeshiva opensplayer

'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.

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

Russian-speaking Jews protest BDS at Columbia University

Limmud FSU holds conference, anti-BDS protest, at Ivy League university in Manhattan.

Russian-speaking Jews protest BDS at Columbia University

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.

Russian rabbi: Jewish community shouldn't interfere in politics

Ben Gurion's hometown celebrates Israel's Independence Day

Birthplace of former PM Ben-Gurion marks Israel's Independence Day with march, dancing.

Ben Gurion's hometown celebrates Israel's Independence Dayplayer

'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.

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

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.'

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

'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.

'Thirty years ago, this would have been impossible'

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.

Record number gather for largest Jewish event in St. Petersburg

'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.

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

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.

Minister Akunis welcomed at UCLA Hillel for Leonard Cohen eventplayer

'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.

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

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.

Watch: Azi Schwartz at Limmud FSU conference in New Yorkplayer

'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.

'Elie Wiesel was the embodiment of perseverance'player

'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.

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

Watch: Shaked at Havdalah ceremony in Moscow

Justice Minister participates in havdalah ceremony at the Limmud FSU conference in Moscow.

Watch: Shaked at Havdalah ceremony in Moscowplayer

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.

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

Watch: Limmud FSU conference in Moscow

2,500 people gathered in Moscow for Limmud FSU’s 11th conference.

Watch: Limmud FSU conference in Moscowplayer

2500 to attend Jewish Life conference in Moscow

Thousands of Moscow Jews will attend Limmud FSU conference celebrating Jewish life and culture.

2500 to attend Jewish Life conference in Moscow

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

Jewish leaders attend European conference on anti-Semitism in the UK.

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

Peres's hometown says goodbye

Residents of Shimon Peres’s hometown in Belarus pay their respects outside his childhood home.

Peres's hometown says goodbye

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.

Holocaust survivor honored for saving Righteous Gentiles

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.

Clinton invited to speak at Golda Meir exhibit

From Kimberley Plan to Israel Prize

Celebrated painter Yosl Bergner launches new exhibit to be displayed at the Limmud FSU conference in Sydney, Australia.

From Kimberley Plan to Israel Prizeplayer

Recalling How '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.'

Recalling When 'Jewish Housewives Defeated the KGB'player

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.

Prisoner of Zion Returns to Russia for First Time

400 Gather in Moldova for Judaism Conference

Annual conference seeks to revive Moldova's young Jewish community - through learning and Jewish pride.

Nearly 400 Jews Gather in Moldova to Learn About Jewish Life

A Thousand Jews in Moscow Learn About Judaism

Limmud FSU expects large turnout for Jewish study conference, one of largest former Soviet Union Jewish gatherings.

A Thousand Jews Gather in Moscow For Jewish Learning

Knesset Speaker Launches Gathering of Russian Jews

MK Yuli Edelstein officially launched Limmud FSU, the largest annual gathering of young Russian Jews in North America.

Knesset Speaker Launches Gathering of Young Russian Jews

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.

Sharon to be Commemorated in Belarus