Irkutsk – The Irkutsk magazine “Sobaka.ru” organized a half-naked photo shoot at the old Jewish cemetery. Many residents of the city were outraged by such “creativity”. In particular, one of the townspeople complained about the performance to the mayor of Irkutsk, Ruslan Bolotov.
“Today, a caring woman from Irkutsk wrote to me. She said that on the territory of an old Jewish cemetery, a local magazine held a photo session of a very dubious nature. When I saw the video of this process, I was frankly outraged,” wrote Bolotov in the telegram channel.
The mayor stressed that the memorial complex is a place of memory and such actions are simply unacceptable there. In turn, the representative of the Chief Rabbinate of Russia in Irkutsk and the Irkutsk region, Rabbi Aaron Wagner also criticized the scandalous photo shoot. In particular, he called the people who conducted it uncultured and ill-mannered.
It is worth noting that the editors of the magazine apologized for what happened. However, as informs portal “Irsiti.ru”, the police have already become interested in the video. The incident is now under investigation.