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St. Louis Jewish Light

Participants dancing at a concert held to celebrate the end of the first Limmud FSU conference in Moldova, June 2012.

Moldovan Jews struggle to maintain their historic community amid poverty, anti-Semitism

By Gavin Rabinowitz, JTA June 20, 2012

CHISINAU, Moldova -- To tour the largely empty Jewish communities of Moldova and its capital, Chisinau -- once known by Jews the world over as Kishinev -- is not to wonder where did all the Jews go but why there are any remaining. Overgrown cemeteries...

Limmud’s Helena Miller wins Max Fisher Prize for education

JTA March 22, 2012

A co-chairman of Limmud International, Helena Miller, was awarded the Max Fisher Prize for Jewish Education in the Diaspora. Miller is the first British woman chosen to receive the annual prize, which will be presented in Jerusalem in June. he prize is...

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