Robert AUMAN: The Moment Of Truth

We bring to the attention of our readers an article published in January 2011, but today it has not lost its relevance. In 2005, he became the eighth winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics (“For expanding understanding of conflict and cooperation problems through analysis in the framework of game theory”) ...

“Huylo is a smack”: the Israeli press about the Ukrainian Foreign Minister’s abuse of the Russian President

  Israel's largest daily newspaper, Israel Hayom (Israel Today), explained to Hebrew readers on June 16 the essence of the incident near the Russian Embassy in Kiev, when the head of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry uttered a sharp curse against the Russian President on the night of May 15. Journalist Eli...

Mayor of New York appreciated the contribution of Russian-speaking US Jews

New York Mayor Bill Di Blasio opened America's Russian Heritage Month at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the evening of June 11. At a colorful ceremony, the newly elected mayor of the largest US metropolis presented five awards for his contribution to strengthening the connection between American society and Russian-speaking immigrants, and ...

The Hidden Truth of Islam: The Land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people

A few months ago, a senior orientalist, Prof. Nissim Dana, threw a theological bomb into the heart of Islam, mainly fanatical Islam. While today's Islamic clerics engage in incitement against the Jewish people in mosques and at mass demonstrations and talk about “holy duty...

Vadim Rabinovich - sensation of the 2014 presidential elections in Ukraine

The most brilliant result of the participation of a Jewish candidate in this presidential election: Vadim Rabinovich received more votes throughout Ukraine than both leaders of Ukrainian ultranationalists. The first exit poll data for the presidential elections in Ukraine brought sensational results on the evening of May 25, 2014: Peter ...

The ghost of optimism wanders around Odessa

In the half-light of new publications in the Russian media about the impending pogroms in Ukraine, we find out the fairness of the information presented. Our interlocutor is a literature teacher, as they say, “From G-d.” Mark Grigorievich Dreerman, back in the Soviet years, gained fame in Odessa as a brilliant teacher and...

“Taglit”: a third of a million young Diaspora Jews discovered Israel

About 800 members of Russian-speaking groups of the Taglit project, arriving in Israel in the coming days from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, will become part of an evening dedicated to Israeli culture. The event will take place on February 4 at the Binyanei HaUma Assembly Hall in Jerusalem in collaboration with the Genesis Charitable Foundation,…

“I am not a professional politician, but ...”

Conversation with the Minister of Tourism of the State of Israel Stas Misezhnikov In early May, I got a phone call. My colleague from the Russian service of Australian television said that their film crew was coming to Israel and asked for help in organizing filming and interviews ...

Omanoot: Russia will see the art of Israel in all its glory

Now you can plunge into the atmosphere of Israel without leaving St. Petersburg. From 1 to 22 July, the Days of Israeli Art and Culture in St. Petersburg will take place simultaneously at several venues. Exhibitions, lectures, master classes, opening day, presentations of new projects will unfold for guests and residents of the city ...

Outstanding Woman in Jewish History

Grazia Nasi was the leader of those Jews who were forcibly converted to Christianity during the years of the Inquisition, but continued to secretly practice Judaism. The Spaniards called them marans (pig - Spanish) for the fact that, while visiting Catholic churches, they continued to observe Jewish traditions. To them,…

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