Summer Camps in Russia and CIS Welcome 13,000 Jewish children

Almost 13,000 schoolchildren will have stayed in Jewish summer camps in Russia and other CIS countries during 2004 according to the Russian Federation of Jewish Communities. A spokesman for the organization, Borukh Gorin, said that "Such camps have been organized in nine out of the fifteen countries of the former USSR, 26 of them in Ukraine, 21 in Russia, 2 each in Belarus and Kazakhstan, and one each in Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania ".

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