Vadim Rabinovich

Male, Person

1953 –


Who is Vadim Rabinovich?

Vadim Zinov'evich Rabinovich is a Ukrainian media mogul. He is the president of the Ukrainian Jewish Parliament and Vice President of the European Jewish Union. Rabinovich obtained Israeli citizenship in the early 1990s.

Rabinovich had a furniture import business, and later exported natural gas from Ukraine. Rabinovich was convicted in Ukraine for a variety of crimes and stripped of Ukrainian citizenship, but left the country and obtained Israeli citizenship. The conviction was later reversed and the Ukrainian citizenship restored. In 1996 Rabinovich was appointed chairman of Israeli-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. A naturalized Israeli citizen, Rabinovich maintains homes in Ukraine and Israel. Rabinovich had his visa to the United States revoked in 1995 reportedly due to his links with criminal arm dealers.

In 1997 Rabinovich created (and lead) the All-Ukrainian Jewish Congress in 1997. He dissolved that organization in April 1999j to create a new one named the United Jewish Community of Ukraine, which promptly elected him its leader.

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Aug 4, 1953

on July 23, 2013


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