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Rabbi Beard took part in the Victory parade in Moscow

The President of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FJC), Rabbi Alexander Boroda on Wednesday took part in the Victory parade on red square and noted the enormity of the event, impressive in its scale and Patriotic spirit, according to the press service of the FJC.

He also noted that "Jewish citizens of the Soviet Union, like other peoples, fought in the ranks of the red army, fought in partisan detachments".

Jewish Museum commented on the ad for "bartender-Slav"

The staff of the Jewish Museum and tolerance center outraged by the publication of the advertisement in which the searched person "of Slavic appearance" to work in the cafe at the same Museum, said in an open letter to the President of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FJC) and the General Director of the Jewish Museum and tolerance center Rabbi Alexander Boroda (available to the RIA Novosti news Agency).

Earlier, the organizer of cafes in the capital's Jewish Museum and tolerance center engaged a subcontractor to search for staff that posted an ad about the job: the position bartender was looking for a person of "Slavic appearance", said the press service of the FJC in the comments to the letter of its President.

Rabbi Beard: Jews on Shavuot to read the prayer house

Shavuot the Jews of the epidemic of the coronavirus will not be able to read collectively the 10 commandments, as tradition dictates, however, the rabbis recommended to read aloud to special passages from the Torah, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the President of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FJC) Rabbi Alexander Boroda.

According to legend, 50 days after the Exodus from Egypt at mount Sinai God gave the Jewish people the Torah (the moral Law). Shavuot, or the day of the giving of the Torah, is celebrated on 6 Sivan on the Jewish calendar 50 days after Passover. This year on may 28.