May 8, 2014 12:20
Russia’s chief rabbi says he stays out of politics to focus on bringing an assimilated generation of Jews into the fold.
THE KREMLIN’S medieval turrets line the Moskva River.
(photo credit:SETH J. FRANTZMAN)
The bulbous red caviar is almost gone from a large goblet.But there is plenty of smoked salmon on the table. Russia’s chief rabbi, Berel Lazar, has stepped out for a brief phone call. A half dozen people wait for him in the hall.