Moscow Jewish Museum Wins UNESCO Tolerance Award

The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow, Russia. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – UNESCO recognized Russia’s main Jewish museum with an award for its promotion of tolerance and non-violence.

Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center received the Madanjeet Singh Prize, named for a Pakistani diplomat, at a ceremony in Paris. The award includes $100,000 and is conferred every 2 years.

Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar said, “Spreading

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