Source Pravda.Ru

Vladimir Putin promises to support further development of Jewish community in Russia

President Vladimir Putin promised to support further development of the Jewish community in Russia. According to the president's press service, Putin made the statement during a meeting with Russia's chief rabbi Berl Lazar and Jewish community in Russia member Alexander Borodoy. Putin emphasized that the Jewish community leadership does a lot to strengthen the multi-confessional and multi-national character of the country. He also wished the Jewish community in Russia a happy Hanukkah.