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Russia wants to close the Jewish Agency - how have Russian Jews reacted?

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Rabbi Boruch Gorin says the Agency was not targeted because it’s Jewish or Israeli, but because it's a body with overseas influences.

29/07/2022

Russian court considers Jewish Agency liquidation lawsuit

Members of the Israeli delegation sent for talks in Moscow will meet with officials from Russia’s Justice Ministry on Thursday.

Russia should let the Jewish Agency work freely - editorial

We don’t want to see the controversy in Russia exploited for politics in Israel, and we don’t want to harm relations with Moscow.

Israeli delegation heads to Moscow for Jewish Agency crackdown talks

Lapid: Israel is ready to discuss the matter with Russia • Moscow and Jerusalem trying to publicly downplay crackdown

Lapid on Jewish Agency crackdown: Israel is ready to talk to Russia

Jewish Agency phones were tapped as aliyah from Russia nears 20k mark, and Moscow insists scrutiny is a legal issue.

Multiple Russian-Jewish organizations sent warnings by Russian gov't - exclusive

Similarly to the Jewish Agency, multiple other Russian-Jewish organizations have received warning letters from the Russian government.

Russia picks on the Jewish Agency because it can - analysis

Israel, like the West, found the unprovoked invasion and death and destruction unleashed by Russia on its neighbor to be absolutely abhorrent, and sympathized deeply with the Ukrainians. 

24/07/2022

Jewish Agency’s Board of Governors approves Almog as chairman

Almog, 71, is the founder and chairman of ADI Negev Nahalat Eran Rehabilitation Village (formerly ALEH Negev Nahalat Eran), which provides residential, medical and social services to the disabled.

10/07/2022

Russian Jews are not a political pawn - editorial

The Jewish community in Russia has grown in recent decades, after mass migration in the 1990s. The current war has led to concerns about their future.

‘It’s been a momentous five years’ - opinion

Michael Siegal, outgoing chairman of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency, reflects on organization’s importance and future.

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