Berl Lazar (May 19, 1964, Milan, Italy) - Russia's Chief Rabbi. In September 2005, he was appointed a member of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation by the Decree of President Vladimir Putin .
"You are starting a noble work, acceptable before God. Such struggle against drugs will surely help to cultivate miraculous flowers healing exhausted souls and hearts. I wish you strength, perseverance in this difficult but noble work".