July 14, 1987 |
The first official Soviet government delegation to visit Israel in a generation Monday huddled with Finnish diplomats in Tel Aviv and visited the seat of the Russian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem after arriving secretly the night before to avoid anti-Soviet demonstrations.
April 8, 1985 |
Tired of American crime shows with Hebrew subtitles, dozens of Soviet immigrants in Israel are tuning in to television from back home. About 20 Soviet Jewish families in the southern desert town of Beersheba have purchased small rooftop satellite dishes that pick up Soviet TV, the Maariv newspaper reported today. "What does Israel television give you except news and American movies showing only murder and suspense?" said Boris Resnik, an engineer who emigrated six years ago from Moscow.