Report: Russia’s Chief Rabbi R’ Berel Lazar Part Of Diplomatic Delegation To Iran


According to a report by Israeli media over the weekend, the chief rabbi of Russia was part of a diplomatic delegation sent to Iran by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Spril.

The inclusion of the rabbi was reportedly met with opposition by Iranian officials but Putin conditioned the travel of the delegation of politicians to Tehran to boost trade relations on the participation of Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar, Ynet reported.

The rabbi reportedly visited Jewish community institutions in Tehran and met with Jewish leaders during the one-day visit.

Read more at JPOST.



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