Euroasian Jewish News
Meeting with Prime Minister of Israel
08.06.2016, Community Life
Michael Chlenov, Secretary General of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress (EAJC) took part in the events dedicated to the official visit of the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in the capital of the Russian Federation.
EAJC Secretary General as the guest of honor attended the concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Russia and Israel, at the Bolshoi Theatre. Interventions were made by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu. The concert program was attended by Russian and Israeli artists.
Chlenov also participated in a meeting of the Israeli Prime Minister with representatives of Jewish public organizations of Russia. Benjamin Netanyahu in his speech thanked the Russian Jewish community for its work to strengthen relations between the Russian Federation and the Jewish state. In reply, Yuri Kanner, President of the Russian Jewish Congress recalled the merits of the Jewish underground activists in the Soviet period in the revival of Jewish life, specifically mentioning Michael Chlenov.
Among the participants were: Berl Lazar, Chief Rabbi of Russia (FJC), Pinchas Goldschmidt, Chief Rabbi of Moscow, Vladimir Shternfeld, President of the Federal Jewish National and Cultural Autonomy, Mikhail Mirilashvili, First Vice President of EAJC, German Zaharyaev, Vice President of RJC.