Alexander Brod

Picture of Alexander Brod

Citizenship: Russia


He was born in 1969.

He graduated from the philological and legal departments of the Samara State University.

He worked on regional television, local newspapers. He founded the magazine "Tarbut", which became the chief editor.

In addition to the "Tarbut" published in "Vorwarts" newspaper (New York).

Supervised Samara city public Jewish Fund "people eternal"

Organized in Samara recitals V. Shenderovich, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Sherling Yu, M. Kotlyarova, Sonts L., L. Gorelik, A. Ioshpe, S. Rakhimov and others. I was produced by performances of "The King and the Clown" on S. Mikhoels and B. Zuskin on the play by Alexander Borshagovka; "The gates of repentance" on the novel by Matthew Geyser.

Since 2001 - Executive Director of the Moscow International Bureau (with the center in the US) Jewish organization Union of Councils for Soviet Jews (UCSJ).

In 2002, on the basis of the Moscow Bureau UCSJ he created and officially registered Russian NGO called Moscow Bureau for Human Rights (MBHR).

In 2003, thanks to the recommendations UCSJ Brod received (in a formal partnership with UCSJ) mega-grant from the European Commission on a three-year (2004-2006) project to combat racism and xenophobia in Russia.

Since 2004, he considers itself independent from UCSJ organizations (which surprised and upset its leaders).

In July 2005, a group of Russian human rights activists and experts issued a collective statement against Wade, calling on international organizations not to give him more grants. The application was supported by the leadership of UCSJ. In turn, the writer M.Geyzer made a statement in defense of Brod.

Since the end of 2005, leaders of MBHR Brod and Vladimir Novitsky (Legal Director MBHR) seeking patronage of the Presidential Administration.

In March 2006, Brod published a 24-page guide to the Nazis and right-wing radicals, which occupy a quarter of the text quotes from President Putin.

In June 2006, he made a name on the Applications with MBHR, in which he called the police "to evaluate" political statement of Eduard Limonov.