Russian Jewish community

Russian Spy Arrests Expose Raw Nerve

Russian Jews say case points to big changes in Brighton Beach with new wave of ex-Soviets.

07/14/2010
Special To The Jewish Week

On the boardwalk in Brighton Beach last weekend, it was “From Russia With ... Loathing.”

For members of the Russian Jewish community here, the recent tabloid-enhanced saga of the 10 alleged Russian spies arrested here in late June and flown to Moscow last week in a swap for four Russians charged with spying for the U.S., exposed a raw nerve. 

Russian Jews on the Brighton Beach boardwalk disturbed by spy affair. Walter Ruby
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