Rabbis of CIS countries and the post-Soviet Baltics opened congress at hotel Crown Plaza on the Dead Sea coast. All post-Soviet countries have sent their Chief Rabbis to attend the event, as well as the rabbis of major cities, and Jewish community activists, reports Alexander Boroda, Vice-President of Russia's Jewish Community Federation. The 200 delegates will analyse Jewish community life in the post-Soviet area at seminars, lectures, public debates and roundtables. Berel Lazar, Chief Rabbi of Russia, leads the Russian delegation.
Bodies of military personnel with American and Polish chevrons on uniforms were found in Avdiivka, adviser to the head of the Donetsk People's Republic said