The Jewish community was formed in Moscow in the middle of the XIX century. Historically, areas close to synagogues were most preferable for the Jewish diaspora. The Moscow Choral Synagogue is the oldest and one of the largest in the capital. The Choral Synagogue in Moscow is considered the central main synagogue not only for the capital but for the whole country. Kosher products are sold in special stores in Moscow and there are a number of restaurants where you can order kosher food. Taste the familiar borscht, naturally, without sour cream, pasties, jellied meat with mustard of their own preparation and a Chicken Kiev - everything is kosher and prepared as at home. Elite shops are located on Tverskaya and the adjacent streets. In the centre of the city there are also many shops and shopping centres of the middle price category.