It was reported on Thursday that Flynn might have discussed easing sanctions on Russia with that country’s ambassador before Trump took office.
A Jewish chef in Moscow talks about what goes into opening a kosher restaurant, what it’s like to be be an observant Jew in Russia today, and the dishes he’s serving to Jews and non-Jews alike.
(JTA) — Bucking a noticeable decrease in Jewish immigration to Israel this year, the number of Russian Jews who moved to the Jewish state has reached a 10-year record of 7,000 newcomers. Overall, some 27,000 people moved to Israel this year under its Law of Return for Jews and their relatives, or made aliyah, according…
Sasha Senderovich’s story is an exception to the typical experience of younger Russian Jews, who found it all but impossible to convince relatives to shift course.
When it comes to Russia, Republicans are following Donald Trump into territory that belies everything they’ve believed, writes Karol Markowicz.
When the six members of the Simcha klezmer band hauled their instruments into a dilapidated rehearsal space, no one suspected they were about to hijack a government building in this large, clean city some 450 miles east of Moscow.
Russian Israelis have long celebrated their New Year’s Eve holiday quietly, because many Jews incorrectly think it is a Christian rite. But a new generation is promoting the tradition as a way of promoting their heritage.
Every December Elana Snitman’s family gathers at her home, where they decorate a fake pine tree with ornaments, placing gifts underneath to exchange. After gathering for a dinner of chicken, eggplant and beet-and-potato salad, they sing a traditional song about the festive tree and the coming of winter.
Russian Jews are thankful for all that American Jews have done for them, Benjamin Goldschmidt writes. But they’re sick of being treated like adopted orphans.
Vicki Boykis wants her child to grow up steeped in American Judaism — but not at the expense of their Russian heritage. How can she convey that Pushkin is as much their culture as Sholom Aleichem?