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Watch: Purim celebrations at Moscow's central synagogue

Jews in the central synagogue of Moscow, Russia, celebrate Purim with Rabbi Berel Lazar.

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Russia announces ceasefire, Ukraine dismisses move as 'immoral' stunt

Moscow vows safe passage to Ukrainian refugees in 'humanitarian corridors', allowing them to flee - to Russia. Kyiv mocks announcement.

Russia announces ceasefire, Ukraine rips move as 'immoral' stunt

'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

Russian scientist, 82, beaten on Moscow bus by assailant seeking to ‘finish Hitler’s job.’

'Hitler should've finished the job, so I'll do it for him'

Watch: Huge blast as pyrotechnics warehouse in Moscow explodes

Massive fire erupts in Moscow building reported housing pyrotechnics equipment, with multiple explosions ensuing. Follow us

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A new world order: clash or coexistence?

Washington’s relations with Beijing and Moscow are far more important and serious than the complexity of their conceptual differences.Op-ed.

A new world order: clash or coexistence?

Rubber bullet smashes synagogue window in Germany

No suspects in custody after rubber bullets fired at Germany synagogue.

Rubber bullet smashes synagogue window in Germany

Moscow Jewish community center set on fire and vandalized on Hitler's birthday

The attack follows an incident late last year in which an intruder, unable to break in, defaced the outside of the building and a car.

Moscow Jewish community center set on fire on Hitler's birthday

Watch: Dog interrupts broadcast, steals reporter's microphone

A correspondent's live weather report was interrupted by a dog who snatched her microphone and ran off with it.

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Russian-Jewish billionaire and communal funder arrested for alleged bribes

Boris Spiegel, a Russian-Jewish pharmaceuticals mogul, has been arrested in Moscow in connection with a corruption investigation.

Russian-Jewish billionaire, communal funder arrested in Moscow

Russian-Jewish billionaire appointed to chair board of Moscow's Jewish Museum

‘Pride exists to be part of something Jewish’: Russian billionaire to head Moscow museum’s board.

Russian-Jewish billionaire to chair board of Moscow museum

Watch: Russia Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar ends Yom Kippur in Moscow

Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar in Moscow, ushers out Yom Kippur 5781.

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Russia: Holocaust survivor found murdered in her home

Holocaust survivor, 90, stabbed to death in her Moscow apartment.

Holocaust survivor found murdered in her home

5 Israelis detained at Moscow airport

Israeli passengers detained for 3 hours, put in locked room without access to bathroom, and returned to Israel without explanation,

5 Israelis detained at Moscow airport

Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Governor of Moscow Oblast signs pardon for Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia, sending the request to Vladimir Putin for final approval

Moscow governor backs pardon for Naama Issachar

Naama Issachar intends another appeal

After Moscow district court dismisses her appeal on 7.5 year prison sentence, Israeli intends appeal to higher court.

Israeli woman jailed in Russia intends second appeal

Israelis detained at Moscow airport - again

Dozens of Israeli travelers barred from entering Russia, just days after similar case saw Israelis detained for 10 hours.

Israelis detained at Moscow airport - again

3 killed in Moscow security headquarters shooting

Gunmen open fire at headquarters of Russian security agency FSB

3 killed in Moscow security headquarters shooting

Report: CIA extracted 'top spy' from Moscow in 2017

CIA, White House slam CNN report which claimed CIA pulled out spy from Moscow over fears Trump could inadvertently expose spy's identity.

Report: CIA extracted 'top spy' from Moscow in 2017

Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

Police use batons, violence against a crowd in Moscow who were protesting against the exclusion of opposition candidates in elections.

Russia: Police arrest over 1,000 protesters

23-year-old Jewish woman found dead in Moscow

Police suspect murder after young Jewish woman found dead.

23-year-old Jewish woman found dead in Moscow

Number of dead in Moscow plane crash rises to 41

Flight crew evacuates plane in 55 seconds, did 'everything in its power' to save passenger lives, Aeroflot says.

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Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

Head of Moscow yeshiva targeted in arson attack says he trusts Russian government, police, to locate arsonists and bring them to justice.

Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

Following Moscow arson, World Zionist Organization Vice Chairman calls on Russia's Pres. Putin to protect country's Jews.

'Anti-Semitic arsonists don't want to allow Jews true freedom'

Moscow yeshiva set on fire during Passover Seder

Arson fire was set at Torat Chaim yeshiva in eastern Moscow as 60 people gather there for Passover celebration.

Moscow yeshiva set on fire during Passover Seder

Report: Senior Israeli, Lebanese officials meet in Moscow

Lebanese source says meeting mediated by Russia included discussion on maritime border, Assad regime, Hezbollah and Iran.

Report: Senior Israeli, Lebanese officials meet in Moscow

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.

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Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow on eve of Israeli elections

Israeli PM and Russian president agree to meet in Moscow on Thursday following phone conversation on future of Iranian forces in Syria.

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow on eve of Israeli elections

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow

First official meeting to be held between Israeli PM and Russian president since downing of Russian plane over Syria.

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Hamas leader's visit to Moscow postponed

Hamas says reason for postponement is Russian FM's busy schedule, but Israeli pressure apparently played a key role.

Hamas leader's visit to Moscow postponed

Watch: Bridge collapses during Moscow New Year celebrations

13 injured in collapse of bridge in Moscow's Gorky Park during celebrations for the new year.

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Central ritual bath dedication in Moscow

After months of intense renovations, the large 'mikva' at the central Marina Roscha Shul is finally ready.

Central ritual bath dedication in Moscow

Moscow gets its first kosher sushi restaurant

Kosher Pirate offers more than 100 kinds of sushi rolls, including “shakshuka fusion” and sushi with a kosher caviar imitation.

Moscow gets its first kosher sushi restaurant

Moscow: Eight injured in ramming

Authorities believe driver lost control of his vehicle.

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Russia foils attack on parade attended by Putin and Netanyahu

Russian intelligence foiled terror attack on Victory Day memorial march in Moscow.

Russia foils attack on parade attended by Putin and Netanyahu

Mother and daughter skipped doomed flight - for Judaism seminar

Jewish mother and her daughter had tickets for doomed Russian flight, but decided to skip flight for Jewish seminar run by Yachad.

Mother and daughter skipped doomed flight - for Judaism seminarplayer

71 killed as Russian plane crashes near Moscow

Plane carrying 71 crashes near Moscow. Witnesses report 'burning airplane' falling from the sky. 'No survivors,' say Russian officials.

71 killed as Russian plane crashes near Moscowplayer

Netanyahu to Putin: Time to stand up against murderous regimes

Netanyahu meets with Putin in Moscow, urges Russia to confront 'murderous ideologies' as the two discuss Syrian civil war, Iranian regime.

Netanyahu to Putin: Time to stand up against murderous regimesplayer

Netanyahu, Putin, to discuss military cooperation in Syria

PM Netanyahu takes off for Moscow, says cooperation between IDF and Russian forces in Syria 'has succeeded' and must continue to succeed.

Netanyahu, Putin, to discuss military cooperation in Syria

Moscow college student barred from exam for not removing kippa

Jewish student at Moscow State University was barred from taking an exam because he refused to remove his kippa.

Moscow college student barred from exam for not removing kippa

Firebomb hurled at Russian Jewish group’s Moscow offices

Largest Jewish organization in Russia hit in latest firebomb firebomb attack on Russian Jews.

Firebomb hurled at Russian Jewish group’s Moscow offices