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Russia’s Oldest Prison Dedicates Capital’s Only Jail-Based Synagogue

March 31, 2011 1:00 PM
In time for the fast-approaching holiday of Passover, Moscow’s largest prison opened the capital’s first-ever jail-based synagogue.
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Butyrka, Russia’s oldest prison at 230 years old, opened Moscow’s first-ever jail-based synagogue last week.
Butyrka, Russia’s oldest prison at 230 years old, opened Moscow’s first-ever jail-based synagogue last week.

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