Yuri Kanner

Russian Jewish Congress celebrates 20th anniversary

On Monday, September 26, a great gala evening dedicated to 5777 year of Jewish calendar and the 20th anniversary of the Russian Jewish Congress was held in the Moscow Musical Theater named after Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko. The …

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Jerusalem Day in Moscow

Yesterday on May 29th the Moscow Hermitage Garden hosted the Jerusalem Day. The event was co-hosted by the Russian Jewish Congress and the Jewish Agency ‘Sohnut’. During the holiday the …

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Holocaust Remembrance

Russia and Israel share a common aversion to falsification of history, glorification of supporters of fascism and Holocaust denial

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is being celebrated today. Mourning events were held in Moscow. The annual ceremony of lighting candles and interactive discovery center "War and the …

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Hanukkah with lezginka

Today in Moscow an unusual Hanukkah was celebrated, the main idea of which was to combine the cultures of the Jewish and the Caucasian peoples. The holiday was arranged by the Mountain Jew community and, therefore, along with the lighting of the …

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Hanukkah celebrated in Moscow with lezginka dance

Hanukkah was celebrated today in Moscow in an unusual way. The main idea was to combine cultures of Jewish and Caucasian peoples. The holiday was arranged by Mountain Jews with lighting of Hanukkah candles and …

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World Sabbath in Moscow

Dozens of well-known Russian businessmen and cultural figures of Jewish origin competed in the preparation of main dishes of Jewish cuisine

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Dorit Golender send-off held in Moscow

On September 8 Moscow hosted the main reception of the year of the Russian Jewish Congress in honor of the New Year on the Jewish calendar – Rosh Hashanah. The event coincided with the send-off of the Israeli ambassador to Russia, …

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