The population of the New York area Jewish community has grown nearly 10 percent since the previous study in 2002, according to UJA-Federation of New York’s Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011, released today. In the five boroughs of New York City, the Jewish population r … [Read more...] about New Study: Orthodox and Russian-speaking Jewish Households Gain Strength in New York City
Russian Speaking Jewry
from TheJC.com (London): ‘Alienation’ leading to a Russian exodus from Israel One in two Israelis who emigrate from Israel is thought originally to hail from the FSU. Last year, this meant that around 2,000 Russian-speaking Israelis alone left for America, and this was a slo … [Read more...] about Is There a Russian Exodus from Israel?
by Yoram Dori Limmud FSU is always a special experience for its participants. Limmud FSU Princeton, held from May 11 to 13, at Princeton University, was an especially unique event for me. As usual, I learned more than I taught. Some 650 young Russian-speaking Jews, … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Princeton: A Profound Self-Discovery
by Nathan Roi Princeton University is considered one of the leading universities not only in the United States but throughout the world. And, for the more than 600 young Russian-speakers who descended there this past Friday to participate in the Limmud FSU conference, it was a … [Read more...] about Limmud FSU Princeton: Priceless
by Michele Alperin JointMedia News Service PRINCETON, NJ - A gap remains between young Russian Jews and the larger American Jewish community, even as organizations like Limmud FSU and others work to build bridges between them. Sandy Cahn, co-founder of Limmud FSU, suggests … [Read more...] about For U.S. Russian Jewry, An Exercise in Identity