Topic: Russian Associations
October 15 in Rishon Lezion a conference of the asset-Israeli association Russian Zemlyachestva (Worth) - Israel's largest union, which includes numerous organizations come from the Soviet Union - CIS. Worth has more than 20 regional and municipal offices in all corners of Israel.
The forum was also attended by a delegation of visitors from Moscow headed by director of the Moscow House of Compatriots YI Kaplun, which also included representatives of the Fund "Russian World" and members of the leadership of the International Council of Russian countrymen.
The conference was attended by Minister Counselor of the Embassy of Russia AL Yurkov, Russia's consul VA Yukalov, Attache for Cultural Affairs of the Embassy AV Fyodorov, Russia's Consul General in Haifa IV Popov, the representative of the FA Rossotrudnichestvo in Israel, Director of Cultural Center in Tel Aviv, AA Kryukov.
The conference was opened by chairman ME Reif who greeted the diplomats and guests from Moscow and Worth activists
Then participants congratulated the representative of the Embassy of Russia, and then the representative of the Rossotrudnichestvo AA Kryukov read a congratulatory message to the leadership and delegates of the Conference of the head Rossotrudnichestvo FM Mukhametshin. AA Kryukov also handed ME Reif a gift - a colorful released album about Moscow.
In his speech, chairman of the Worth M. Reif, and delegates named the Russian zemlyachestva Israel priorities: assistance to veterans and disabled veterans of World War II, the liquidators of Chernobyl, economic and scientific-technical cooperation with organizations in Russia, the implementation of educational projects to preserve the Russian language, attraction to the work of young people.
The Conference decided that in the coming year, activities Worth will mark the celebration of 65 anniversary of victory over fascism.