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Russian city returns synagogue closed by Communists to Jewish community

Municipal authorities in the Russian city of Syzran returned a synagogue to the local Jewish community that was shut down by the Communists nearly 90 years ago.

Russian company removes antisemitic advert featuring Orthodox Jew

Amid public criticism, an asset management firm in Russia removed billboards featuring a depiction of a Haredi Jew as a money lender extending one hand with the words: “Goodbye rent!”

Putin advisor claims Ukraine to move Jews into “cleansed area”

Israel criticised an article authored by an adviser to Vladimir Putin, which claimed that Ukraine’s president may want to move Israeli Jews into parts of his country

Jewish organisations condemn attack on Moscow yeshiva

Jewish organizations condemned arson attack on Moscow's biggest Yeshiva, Torat Chaim.

Bomb targets Russian Jewish community leader

An explosive envelope sent to the president of the Jewish community of Tatarstan, Mikhail Abramovich Skoblionok, went off, wounding the president and his aide, who were evacuated to a local hospital.

Russia to expel Siberian rabbi

An Israeli-born rabbi serving as the chief rabbi for the Jewish community in Siberia is facing deportation, after apparently being accused of espionage.

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