Russia

 

There is a wealth of Jewish heritage and heritage sites across Russia, despite the closure of synagogues after the Soviets took power. Almost all surviving buildings were transformed for other use. But over the past two decades, many have been returned to Jewish ownership and many have been reconsecrated for Jewish religious use. In addition, new synagogues have been built.

 

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