The name tag of a Chabad rabbi in Crimea said that he was from Russia, causing an international incident.
Police in Crimea are investigating the desecration of a mass grave of Holocaust victims.
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During a meeting with Vladimir Putin, a leader of Reform Jews in Crimea said his community’s situation has improved since Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine.
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Leaders of a prominent Jewish community in Ukraine criticized European rabbis who attended a Kremlin-sponsored Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Crimea.
Russia’s chief rabbi Berel Lazar brought armed policemen, including riot police, to tour Crimea’s Reform synagogue in Simferopol, according to CCTV footage.
A prominent Chabad rabbi from Moscow denied accusations that he and several of his colleagues, including a chief rabbi of Russia, forced their way into a Crimean Reform synagogue’s offices.
A Jewish organization from Crimea said its Ukrainian bank account had been emptied of funds following Russia’s annexation of the peninsula.
A famous rabbi once taught that when Russia invades Crimea, it means the Messiah is on his way. So now some Jews are thanking Vladimir Putin for hastening the redemption.