New synagogue to be built in Grozny

9 January 2013 - 9:27am

Members of the Beitar Jerusalem FC, businessmen Telman Ismalov and actor Gennady Khazanov, head of the Estrade Theater, arrived to Grozny for the foundation of a new synagogue. They were welcomed by Adam Delimkhanov, an assistant of the Chechen leader, Magomed Daudov, head of the Presidential and Governmental Administration of Chechnya, reports.

The synagogue will be built on the Street of Subbotnikov, named after Victor Kan-Kalik, former head of the Chechen-Ingush State University.

Chechen Speaker of Parliament Dukuvakha Abdurakhmanov reminded that the synagogue will replace the existing in early 20th century.

Kan-Kalik was kidnapped and killed for unknown reasons in 1991.

Moscow Deputy Chief Rabbi Shimon Levin read out a letter of Russian Chief Rabbi Adolf Shayevich and President of the European Council of Rabbis Pinchas Goldschmidt to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov.

The Beitar Jerusalem FC and Grozny Terek FC will have a match. The Jewish delegation will visit the Chechen National Museum, Honour Alley of Akhmat-HajiKadyrov, central mosque of Grozny and the concert of Chechen celebrities.


Read also

Apr 1 2015 - 12:04
The General Consulate of Azerbaijan in St. Petersburg has held a presentation of the country’s touristic potential, 12 Russian 
Apr 1 2015 - 11:45
The head of the republic  of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, has appointed Marem Arapkhanova as First Deputy Prime Minister of Ingushetia. 
Apr 1 2015 - 10:58
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, commented on the results of the latest survey of Levada Center, according to which more than half of Russians (55%) have confidence in him.Kadyrov thanked the citizens of the Russian Federation for the trust, noting that it is an incentive to work with even greater zeal.
Apr 1 2015 - 10:02
NATO has established a new media information office in the capital of Latvia in order to counter alleged Russian propaganda. A crew of journalists is arriving from Afghanistan, where they were working for NATO.The new center is an element in so-called 'hybrid warfare' (a concept used by NATO to describe the current situation in Ukraine), RIA Novosti reports with reference to TeleSur.The staff are arriving from Kabul, where they were deployed to produce audio and visual content in favor of NATO.
Apr 1 2015 - 09:39
Moldova's President Nicolae Timofti will not take part in the V-Day celebrations in Moscow on May 9, presidential press secretary Vlad Turcanu said."The president will not go to Moscow on May 9 - he gave an official answer on this matter. On that day, he will take part in celebrations in Chisinau," TASS cited the press secretary. 
Mar 31 2015 - 20:25
The fire at the Stavropol parliament started at about 5.17pm has been put out. One room on the fourth floor of the building, above its entrance, burned. The staff and MPs are returning to their offices, TASS reports.
Mar 31 2015 - 18:22
North Ossetia will hold the first contest to choose the most skilled PC user among women aged over 55 and men over 60. The contest is aimed at successful social adaption to the information space, encouragement of communication and accessibility of state electronic services, Interfax-South reports.Pensioners will demonstrate their skills in using MS Office, Word, PowerPoint, searching for information in text and picture formats, and their ability to use the portal of state services.