Lev Spivak: "Holocaust cannot be used in political games"

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Israel on a visit to mark the 75th anniversary of liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp by the Red Army as well as the Holocaust Remembrance Day. Program of the visit includes speech at the …

Jewish community of Russia celebrates Hanukkah

Russia kicked off celebrations of one of the main holidays of Judaism - Hanukkah - on Sunday. The first Hanukkah candle in Moscow will be lit tonight at the Revolution Square with participation of Russia's Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar,  press …

Iranian Foreign Ministry wishes Jews Happy New Year

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi wished the Jews a happy Rosh Hashanah. "Happy New Year to our Jewish compatriots and to all true followers of great prophet Moses," Mousavi wrote on his Twitter …

Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world will start celebrating eight-day holiday Pesach (Passover), associated with one of the main events of biblical history - the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and their liberation from slavery. In the …

International Holocaust Remembrance Day marked today

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is marked today, January 27. As Deutsche Welle writes, every year on January 27, the millions of victims of the Nazi reign of terror (1933-1945) are remembered, with commemorative concerts, …

Jews: nationality determined by mother

Today, when most of the world's countries are more or less multinational, during study of interethnic relations issues experts ask what does "nationality" mean, is it political, social or biological concept. In …