First Hanukkah candle lit in Moscow

Russia kicked off celebration in honor of one of the main holidays of Judaism - Hanukkah. The first Hanukkah candle in Moscow was lit tonight at the Revolution Square with participation of Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar On …

Hanukkah in Moscow

On December 24 Jews all over the world began to celebrate one of the main national holidays, eight holiday of light - Hanukkah, dedicated to the miracle of the one-day supply of oil miraculously lasting eight days that occured in the Temple in …

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 …

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 …

Netanyahu’s dog bites parliamentarian

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to put his dog Kaya into quarantine due to an unfortunate incident that took place at his house during the Hanukkah celebration. For some reason, during the ceremony of …

Putin congratulates Russian Jews on Hanukkah

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the country's chief rabbi Berl Lazar and the head of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, Alexander Boroda, congratulated …