Monday, November 18, 2013

Russia: Orthodox Priest Suspended for 'Yid' Jibe

Russian Church officials suspended a priest for using an anti-Semitic pejorative while baptizing a girl. 
The two-month ban on Andrey Evstigneeva was announced earlier this month on the website of the Diocese of Saratov, a city situated 450 miles southeast of Moscow. 
It followed complaints by the family and by the Russian Jewish Congress, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday.

More: Jewish Daily Forward

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