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Floating ice as seen during the expedition of the The Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship at the Arctic

Father and son work to slow Siberian Ice Age thaw

Scientists say that greenhouse gas emissions from its thaw could eventually match or even exceed the European Union's industrial emissions due to the sheer volume of decaying organic matter.

By REUTERS
04/11/2021
The Antonov An-225 Mriya cargo plane at Ben-Gurion airport, August 3, 2020

Russian An-12 cargo plane engulfed in flames after crash landing in Siberia

A source close to the regional administration said at least two people had died.

By REUTERS
03/11/2021

Bible scrolls from around the world - in pictures

A photo essay captures the stories of six Torah scrolls from around the world - Yemen, Siberia, France, Germany - which all ended up in Israel.

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
14/10/2021

Siberian Jews open region’s largest Jewish education center in Tomsk

Tomsk is symbolic for many Russian Jews for its Cantonist community, which has become an icon of the determination of many Jews in Russia to adhere to their faith and culture.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
17/09/2021

A synagogue in Siberia has a 10-foot menorah made of ice

The menorah was made by Seva Mayorov, a local non-Jewish artist whose work also features regularly at the annual Tomsk Ice Park exhibition.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/12/2020
Alexei Navalny

Russian opposition leader Navalny in hospital with suspected poisoning

Navalny, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, had started feeling ill when returning to Moscow from Tomsk in Siberia by plane on Wednesday morning.

By REUTERS
20/08/2020
mammoth

Woolly mammoth skeleton found in lake in Russia's Arctic

Part of its skull, several ribs and foreleg bones, some with soft tissue still attached to them, were retrieved from Russia's remote Yamal peninsula above the Arctic circle on July 23

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
Dressed for a Dance in the Snow, By Monika Zgustova

Book review: Dressed for a Dance in the Snow

A complex story of suffering and hope from women who survived Siberian imprisonment

By PAMELA S. NADELL
07/02/2020
Ice menorah for Hanukkah in Tomsk, Siberia, December 2019.

Majestic ice menorah ready for Hanukkah in freezing Siberia

The menorah is expected to stand outside the synagogue in Tomsk until it warms up around Pesach.

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