Vladimir Putin has been supportive of Jews, but antisemitism is rife in Russia

By SEMYON DOVZHIK, The JC— On the day of the presidential election last Sunday, Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar published a fascinating post on Facebook. “In my opinion, ” he wrote, “today’s Russia is one of the most attractive places in the world for the development of Jewish communal life.” “Unfortunately, in many places traditional religious…

Antizionism is antisemitism

BY Sara Levi, JPOST— “If the United States is so pro-Israel, then why is there an uptick in antisemitism?” asked Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder and president of the Tennessee-based pro-Israel Christian advocacy organization Proclaiming Justice to The Nations (PJTN) in an interview with The Jerusalem Post. Cardoza-Moore is in Israel to participate in the Global Conference…

Quote of the Week

“Freedom begins with what we teach our children. That is why Jews became a people whose passion is education, whose heroes are teachers and whose citadels are schools. Nowhere is this more evident than on Passover, when the entire ritual of handing on our story to the next generation is set in motion by the…