May 31 • 40M

"The Israeli government's biggest mistake was not opening the gates of Judaism to us"

We speak again with Alex Rif of the One Million Lobby to find out if Israel did any better with the latest round of Russian immigrants. It's not what we'd hoped to hear

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Just over a year ago, when Russia launched its attack on Ukraine, we spoke with Alex Rif, CEO of the One Million Lobby, which works to ease the transition of Russian immigrants into Israeli society. Alex told us of the trials her generation had faced when coming to Israel decades ago, when the gates of the Soviet Union opened, but ho…

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