- Russian Jewish Congress
Non-profit charitable fund The Russian Jewish Congress is a rabbinical organisation in Russia. It was established in 1996 by the initiative group of the Jewish businessmen, active workers and religious figures for revival of the Jewish life in Russia. [http://www.rjc.ru/eng/site.aspx?IID=158325&SECTIONID=157952]
Russian Jewish Congress unites the most influential and prosperous Jews in Russia — high-standing state officers, businessmen, actors of science and culture.
Heads of RJC
Administrating bodies of RJC are the Presidium, Council of Directors and Public Council. Heads of the Congress include
Vladimir Resin, Mikhail Fridman, Yevgenia Albats, Vitaly Ginzburg, Yuliy Gusman, Andrey Kozyrev, Berel Lazar, Henry Reznik, Vladimir Solovyov, Gennady Khazanov, Mikhail Berger, Matvey Ganapolsky, Mikhail Zhvanetskyand others (data of the late 2004).
Checkup committee is headed by the deputy CEO of
Unified Energy System Yakov Urinson.
Presidents of RJC
* since 2005,
Congress and authorities of Russia
Despite many influential state officers, businessmen, actors of science and culture being members of RJC, since early 2000th, its authority before the Russian Government has been reducing, while the Government mainly supports
Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia.
In regard of RJC, its most close ally at the moment is the
Congress of the Jewish Religious Organizations and Associations in Russia
Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS.
Union of Councils for Soviet Jews
* [http://www.rjc.ru/eng/site.aspx RJC website] en icon
* [http://www.rjc.ru/rus/site.aspx RJC website] ru icon
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