Kosher restaurant opens in Moscow

Seven-Forty is owned by Ben Binyaminov, the president of the Congress of Bukharian Jews of Russia and the CIS.

By JTA
March 3, 2010 06:12
Kosher restaurant opens in Moscow

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A kosher restaurant featuring Bukharian Jewish food has opened in the heart of Moscow.




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Seven-Forty is owned by Ben Binyaminov, the president of the Congress of Bukharian Jews of Russia and the CIS, according to the Web site of the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS. The teahouse has hired eight chefs from Tashkent.




Among those attending the recent opening were Lev Leviev, president of the World Congress of Bukharian Jews as well as the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS; a chief rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar; and Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia.


Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries supervised the changeover to a kosher restaurant.


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