Earlier this week, a thousand young Russian speaking Jews from around the world participated in Birthright Israel’s Mega event, marking seventy years to Israel’s independence and BRI’s 18th anniversary. During the evening the participants enjoyed a variety of lectures given by Russian speaking cultural figures, among them: Anna Aronov, Yevgenia Dodina, Avi Binyamin, Tamara Klingon and Sasha Prilutzky, who shared their success stories and their … [Read more...] about 1000 Russian-speaking Jews party at Jerusalem Birthright Israel event
Genesis Philanthropy Group
Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG), the premier global foundation fostering Jewish identity among Russian-speaking Jews, announced that it is awarding its first round of grants in 2018, totaling more than $7 million, to a number of leading international and local Jewish organizations. “We are thrilled to support Genesis Philanthropy Group as it spearheads the growth of programs enriching Jewish identity and connection around the world,” said … [Read more...] about Genesis Philanthropy Group awards $7m in Grants
Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) is expanding its activities in Great Britain with significant grants to Moishe House and PJ Library, two of the most successful global entities engaging Jewish young adults and young families today. … [Read more...] about Genesis Philanthropy Group expands support for Jewish Life in Britain
By Julie Masis
Two months ago, Harvard University announced the start of a new lecture series focusing on Russian-speaking Jewry. The series will include presentations by an Italian scholar about Russian Jews in Italy, a talk about Russian literary culture in Israel, and a presentation about the survival of Polish Jews in Stalin’s Russia during WWII.
The lectures were made possible thanks to the support of the Genesis … [Read more...] about Genesis Philanthropy Group:
Supporting Russian-Jewish Projects Globally
Ambassadors to Ukraine 2017 - Teen Reflection By Jacob Ioffe When I first learned about Ambassadors to Ukraine, a unique opportunity for BBYO members from North America, Europe and Israel to join our brothers and sisters in Active Jewish Teens - the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s growing teen movement in the former Soviet Union and a BBYO partner through our global JDC partnership to engage Jewish teens worldwide - at their … [Read more...] about Thriving Jewish Life in Ukraine: Could I Ever Have Imagined It?