Kosher Pirate offers more than 100 types of sushi rolls, including some that mix Japanese and Middle Eastern cuisine, like the “shakshuka fusion.”
“Dressed Up for a Riot,” a hilarious recounting of the author’s brief tenure as GQ Russia’s editor, doubles as a guide to Russian politics.
“The Soviet authorities expected a large crowd, and they did their best to frighten it away. The Jews were not to forget that someone was watching.”
As others flock to popular Chabad programs, Jewish converts are choosing to stay in the more stringent Moscow Choral Synagogue.
Review: This new volume of essays includes analyses of a fascinating travelogue by the Soviet-Yiddish writer, Der Nister
— A record 2,500 people signed up for this year’s Limmud conference on Jewish learning in Moscow. Attendance this year at the main event organized by Limmud FSU – an international organization putting together Jewish events in the former Soviet Union — exceeded last year’s tally by 25 percent, organizers said in a statement…
(JTA) — About 2,000 Jewish families in Moscow will receive free tickets to the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center located in the Russian capital. The families, subscribers to the PJ Library, a program providing free Jewish children’s books to families, which last year expanded to Russia, starting on the second day of Chanukah, or Monday, Dec. 26, will…
(JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow said he expects U.S. relations with Russia and Israel to improve under President-elect Donald Trump. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the Conference of European Rabbis, made the projection Tuesday during an interview in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, which for the first time was…
Opened in 2012, Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center has become a major tourist attraction. But in telling the history of Jews in Russia, it has sacrificed some deeper truths. Olga Gershenson assesses the accomplishments and liabilities of the $50 million museum.
On the only road connecting this affluent village on Moscow’s western outskirts, Russian secret service agents are blocking all inbound traffic. Drivers bound for Zhukovka pull over and step out to smoke while chatting with other motorists as a line of luxury cars grows on the shoulder of a two-lane road.