Maxim Edwards


Jewish? No, We’re Subbotniks. Welcome to Our Synagogue.

By Maxim Edwards

Jewish? No, We’re Subbotniks. Welcome to Our Synagogue.
Subbotniks are a Russian group that practices Jewish rituals, yet are considered distinct from the community. Their numbers are dwindling but some seek to preserve their ancient culture.Read More


Jewish Life Slowly Dying in Abkhazia

By Maxim Edwards

Jewish Life Slowly Dying in Abkhazia
Abkhazia once had thriving communities of Georgian and Ashkenazi Jews. After years of war and feuding, just 200 remain in the balmy Black Sea enclave.Read More



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