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Billionaire Roman Abramovich revealed as $30m. Tel Aviv University donor

Constant growth has created a need for a newer, larger and more ambitious nanotechnology center, something that was made possible through Abramovich’s $30m. gift.

Regina Spektor lands in Israel ahead of Ra'anana concert

In 2009, in the midst of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead, Spektor penned a post on her MySpace page defending Israel and criticizing what she regarded as unfair media coverage of its actions.

17/08/2017
Last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II

Books: Ignoble death

Robert Service explores the final year of the last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II.tra

By COLIN SHINDLER
01/06/2017
Anton Yelchin

Jewish actor Anton Yelchin of 'Star Trek' films dies in freak accident

"My idea of being a Jew is in the alignment of the history of the Jews in Russia."

By REUTERS
20/06/2016
World Zionist Congress 2015

Bringing Russian-speaking Jewry into the global Jewish partnership

While staunchly proud Jews and Zionists, many in the communities, especially in the US, are unable to pay for an exorbitantly-priced Jewish education for their children.

By ALEX SELSKY
01/02/2016
Red Square

Former Russian press head found dead in Washington DC hotel after heart attack

Lesin was once head of the state-controlled media giant Gazprom-Media but resigned in 2014.

By REUTERS
08/11/2015
Russian Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot ground-attack planes fly in formation over the Red Square

Leviev denies his son was in Moscow crash

Reports emerging from Russia in recent days have suggested that Thomas Leviev, a student at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations, age 18, was the son of Lev Leviev.

22/10/2015
Red Square

Prominent Russian Jew shot near Moscow Jewish museum

The lone assailant delivered a single projectile to Ustinov’s neck before fleeing the scene.

By JTA
17/07/2015
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