A delegation of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) headed by WJC President Ronald Lauder visited Azerbaijan’s capital Baku and met with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev. The delegation also held talks with the Chairman of the Clerical Office of Caucasus Muslims, Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade, and with the leaders of Baku’s Jewish community
A veteran of Israeli politics, a retired Brigadier General Binyamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer passed away in Tel Aviv at the age of 80. In different years he headed ministries of Defense, Construction, Communication, Industry, Trade and Labor and National Infrastructure
The Mitzvah Association, the Chesed Polina Center and the Rimon Jewish Community Center have been holding the unique international Jewish youth camp “My Family in the History of the Jews” for socially vulnerable families from Central Asia and neighboring countries since 2006.
On August 19, the Chairman of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congree General Council, Co-President of the Association of Jewish Communities and Organizations (VAAD) Ukraine Josef Zissels met with the new Ambassador of Germany in Ukraine, Dr. Ernst Reichel