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Russian Man Undergoes Circumcision After Discovering Family’s Hidden Judaica

June 18, 2012 5:45 PM
A Russian man’s involvement in his local Jewish young professional’s group and the discovery of an old chest of antiquities containing Judaica hidden away by his grandparents during the height of Communist oppression has led to his undergoing ritual circumcision at the age of 26.
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Rabbi Chaim Danzinger and 26-year-old Rostov resident Yura, second and third from right, pose with friends and a ritual circumciser at the young man’s circumcision celebration. Yura took the Hebrew name Adam at the event.
Rabbi Chaim Danzinger and 26-year-old Rostov resident Yura, second and third from right, pose with friends and a ritual circumciser at the young man’s circumcision celebration. Yura took the Hebrew name Adam at the event.

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sarah leah Jerusalem, Israel June 21, 2012

May Yura's day be "complete"!! B"H BS"D

What an amazing story! What chizzuk! And now almost on the eve of gimmel Tammuz - what an "eidus"! Wow! Reply

Sharon USA via nschabad.org June 21, 2012

Brit Melah mazel tov! refuah schlemah! Reply