On the occasion of the national holiday of the Russian Federation “Day of Russia”, a reception was held in Tel Aviv. On the evening of June 10, the day of the Ascension of the Lord (this year coincides with the national holiday), the head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem (ROCOR), Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky) attended a reception hosted by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Israel Anatoly Dmitrievich Viktorov. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary met the guests at the entrance.
Among the distinguished guests was His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem. Members of the Israeli Knesset, public and church leaders and members of diplomatic corps from different countries were present.