Among Eastern European Jews, philanthropy is taking root

08.10.2012                      22.Tischrei. 5773                      Schmini Azaret

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Among Eastern European Jews, philanthropy is taking root

A growing culture of local volunteerism and fundraising among Jews in the former Soviet bloc is evidence of increasing self-reliance.

Wearing an elegant dress and a name tag, Dasha Fedoseeva flitted among the tables during a recent Jewish community dinner in Moscow just after Rosh Hashanah….