Monthly Archives: March 2012

Snow in Moscow in Late March!!

As I read through Facebook updates it appears Spring has sprung in Chicago and New York. However, in Russia we probably have six more weeks of winter. It has been snowing for the past three days, with snow predicted for … Continue reading

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Jews backed Putin, says Russian Chief | The Jewish Chronicle

Jews backed Putin, says Russian Chief | The Jewish Chronicle By┬áHeather Jacobsohn, March 8, 2012 The Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, believes that most Jews voted for Vladimir Putin in the Russian election this week. In the wake of … Continue reading

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It’s in Airbus, it’s a Boeing, it’s an Ilyushin!

It really is miraculous that there are now four direct flights daily between Moscow and Tel Aviv. I had my choice of airlines to fly to and from Tel Aviv including El Al, the Israeli airline, and Aeroflot, the Russian … Continue reading

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Israel Mission and Tel Aviv

In February, I had the opportunity to spend three weeks in Israel working for a previous employer, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. It is the central coordinating body for American Jewry, representing 52 national Jewish agencies … Continue reading

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