Dramatic move could impact thousands of Russian Jews trying to immigrate to Israel

Russia ordered the Jewish Agency to halt all operations in the country amid rising tensions between Moscow and Jerusalem over the war in Ukraine, The Jerusalem Post reports.

Jewish Agency officials confirmed to the newspaper that a letter was received from the Russian government earlier this week.

"As part of the work of the Jewish Agency's delegation in Russia, we are occasionally required to make certain adjustments, as required by authorities," The Jewish Agency told The Post.... Read More: i24