NEWS STORY: Synagogue opening masks concerns of Russian Jews

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c. 1998 Religion News Service MOSCOW _ President Boris Yeltsin’s appearance Wednesday (Sept. 2) at the opening of a newly built, $10 million synagogue at Moscow’s huge war memorial complex was an unqualified triumph for Russia’s Jews. The money for the project came entirely from the Jewish community, and Yeltsin _ who shoehorned the opening […]

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