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Jan Koum

Israeli gov't looking to harness tech impact of Russian-speaking Jews

Limmud Labs is designed to find young people like Brin, and “empower them to be active in their local and greater Jewish communities,” Omer Yankelevich, Israel’s minister of Diaspora Affairs said

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
31/10/2020
Russian police

Russian authorities stage rabbi’s death to nab alleged terrorists

An undercover counterterrorism agent approached the suspects and offered to kill Rabbi Aryeh Leib Tkatch, chairman of the Jewish Community of Krasnodar, if they accepted him into their ranks.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
03/10/2020

Masked men drag protesting Belarusian students off the streets

Up to 30 people were detained for taking part in unsanctioned protests.

By REUTERS
05/09/2020
Demonstrators protest against the presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus, August 2020

Could Belarus turn out to be another win for nonviolence?

Events in Belarus could go quite smoothly if Lukashenko accepts that exile is his best remaining option.

By GWYNNE DYER
25/08/2020
Raoul Wallenberg

Celebrating the 108th birthday of Raoul Wallenberg: An unlikely hero

This young Swede demonstrated how one compassionate person can make a significant difference.

By BARUCH TENEMBAUM
03/08/2020
Eduard Shyfrin: I realized that I had to answer certain questions for myself about life and death an

The meeting of Kabbalah and science

A discussion with Eduard Shyfrin, PhD.

Christians help 1,000 Jews immigrate to Israel since start of coronavirus

The flight was organized by the Jewish Agency and paid for by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, a pro-Israel Evangelical organization.

Eduard Shyfrin: I realized that I had to answer certain questions for myself about life and death an

Kabbalah meets science

A discussion with Eduard Shyfrin, PhD.

Ceremony in Jerusalem commemorates communism amid anniversary of WWII end

The event was held according to Heath Ministry protocol, in contrast to previous years in which members of the Communist Party, the Joint List and numerous army veterans attended the event.

09/05/2020

Coronavirus: ‘Let us help,’ says group of FSU doctors

The group of young FSU doctors, enrolled in a program to get their Israeli license, sent a letter to health authorities asking to be integrated into the system to contribute in this time of crisis.

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