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A kosher restaurant featuring Bukharian Jewish food has opened in the
heart of Moscow.
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
Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries supervised the changeover to a kosher restaurant.