The FJC reported on the status of the conference in the United States, where the Crimea was called the Russian

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha in fotoreceptoriThe FJC reported on the status of the conference in the United States, where the Crimea was called the Russian© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Sergeevicha the image Bank

The chief Rabbi of Sevastopol participated in the most representative Jewish event — the Congress of the Chabad movement, which, however, has little interest in political issues, told RIA Novosti head of public relations Department of the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia (FEOR), Boruch Gorin.

The Rabbi of Sevastopol was previously officially submitted by the world Jewish Congress in new York as the «Rabbi Benjamin wolf. Sevastopol, Russia.» According to wolf, if such a reputable organization has recognized the Russian Crimea and Sevastopol, «and other influential bodies in the near future will not be». He noted that none of the American officials was not surprising that his ID says «Sevastopol, Russia».

«It was a conference of emissaries of the Chabad movement. It really is the most representative event in the world, there are about 4.5 thousand rabbis from one hundred countries», — said Gorin.

He believes that the leaders of the movement is «not such a pressing issue, they are not so savvy in political processes in different countries». «On the agenda, as far as I know, this kind of questions (about the recognition of the Crimea Russia – ed.) there are,» added Gorin.

This movement, according to him, are completely different, not political, tasks. At the same time, Chabad, as noted by Gorin, constantly declares its readiness to work anywhere.» «It is important to understand that Chabad political geography of care in the least. They are not involved in political issues. Apparently, he (Rabbi wolf – ed.) were registered, so they wrote it» — says Gorin.

The Chabad – Lubavitch movement of Hasidism, which in turn is one of the areas of the Jewish religion.

Crimea became a Russian region after held there in March 2014 referendum in which 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for joining Russian Federation. Crimean authorities held a referendum after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014.

Ukraine still considers Crimea its but temporarily occupied territory.

The Russian leadership has repeatedly stated that the inhabitants of Crimea democratically in full compliance with international law and the UN Charter voted for reunification with Russia. According to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the Crimea issue «is closed permanently.»

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