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Special Excursion for the Jews in Moscow

Excursión especial para los judíos en Moscú

Special Excursion for the Jews in Moscow

In Russia lived the largest Jewish community in the world. With the passage of the years and centuries; this community was decreasing until being in figures that vary according to whom we ask from 100 thousand to one million. What take this community to this drastic decline the answers will be found on the special excursion for the Jews in Moscow.

From the 9th century the first writings on the Jews appear in areas of the south of present-day Russia. This community had a lot of power before being confined in ghettos (Chtatel). In all the tsar’s era until arriving at the radical changes in Soviet time. The most influential characters and selective extermination on the epoch of Stalin. The massive migration to Israel, the United States, Argentina and more countries, the dissolution of the USSR and the opening of the temples again.

In this excursion you will see at first hand the situation of the Russian Jewish community; we will visit synagogues, museums and other sites related to Judaism in Russia.
For those who are practitioners they will be able to attend morning ceremonies and put tefillin.
The special excursion for the Jews in Moscow has many aspects and not only religious, political, financial, social, warlike and many more.
We visit the community shop and Kosher restaurant attached to the largest synagogue in Moscow.
In addition to the most emblematic sites on the subject of the Jewish community in Moscow. Many sites of great tourist interest will be visited to take photos and enjoy a more complete visit. The special excursion for the Jews in Moscow is certainly a unique experience.
With a guide who speaks English, Spanish, French and more languages and a private transport all day you will enjoy a pleasant and unforgettable experience.

Meeting with your guide and private driver at the hotel (9:30 am)

  • Panoramic tour of the city with stops at points of interest for taking photos

  • The famous Holocaust memorial (simply impressive and emotional)

  • Moscow Memorial Synagogue

    • The museum of Jewish history in Russia (according to which day is sometimes closed)

  • Bronnaya Synagogue

    • Who would like to wear tefillin and pray, who takes his time

    • To know the history of the synagogue of mouth of the rabbis of the temple

  • The Great Choral Synagogue

    • Who would like to put the tefillin and pray, who takes his time

    • To know the history of the synagogue of mouth of the rabbis of the temple

  • Marina Rocha Synagogue

    • Who would like to wear tefillin and pray, who takes his time

    • To know the history of the synagogue of mouth of the rabbis of the temple

    • Synagogue shop to buy gifts

    • Kosher Restaurant (Lunch included)

  • Guided tour at the Museum of Tolerance

    • Presentation in 4D room of the history of the appearance of religions and Judaism

    • To know the beginning of the history of the Jews in Russia (The apparition)

    • Life in the Chtatels

    • Customs and rites of the Jewish community in the past

    • The most influential Jewish characters in Russian history over the past tense

    • The relationship of the Jews with the Russian imperial houses

    • The Bolshevik Revolution (Oppression and Prohibition)

    • The Second World War

    • The Holocaust

    • The Role of Jews in the Second World War

    • The plot against Stalin (The Purges)

    • The end of the USSR and reconciliation with the arrival of presidents B. Yelsin & V. Putin

    • The Russian Jews today (Statistics, economy, education …)

    • Curiosities about the Jewish community in Moscow

Return to the hotel with your guide (approx. 18:30)

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