2018 April – congratulations to Rimma and Ayzik Shikh (iMishpacha’s Board Member) for receiving the Daily Point of Light Award for their tireless and dedicated work in the Russian-speaking Jewish community (learn more at ).

2018 February – iMishpacha has been selected as 2017-18 grant recipient of The Jewish Education Project for it’s innovative program to improve civic engagement of teens in the Russian-speaking Jewish community (see 2018 Microgrant Recipients).


Natan Fund Logo2017 August – iMishpacha has been selected as 2016-17 grant recipient of the The Natan Fund, a giving circle based in New York City supporting Jewish and Israeli social innovation (see Grants For Initiatives for Russian-speaking Jew).



2017 June – Leonid Vayner (iMishpacha’s Board Member) shared his thoughts on the role of lay leaders in the Russian-speaking Jewish community during a panel discussion at Limmud FSU 2017 (see blog WexPOOL and Stepping Up to Lead in the Russian Speaking Jewish Community; published on The Wexner Foundation website).