MOLDOVAN JEWISH COMMUNITY REMEMBERS ELIE WIESEL On July 1 2017, Ches Tammuz 5777, over 300 Jews gathered in Moldova, remembering Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel. Z”l The events in Wiesel’s honor took place in the Chisinau Chabad Lubavitch Synagogue, the only local congregation that remains active today in a […]
Israeli Ambassador to visit Shul in Kishinev Israeli ambassador to Moldova and Armenia, Mr. Eliyahu Yerushalmi, visited the main Synagogue of Kishinev, Moldova. He met with Chief Rabbi Yosef Abelsky and Chabad Moldova’s Director, Rabbi Zushe Abelsky. They discussed the current situation in the local Jewish community, and ways to improve Jewish life..
Lag B’omer Parade in Moldova 2017 Lag B’omer – For the 28th time This year. Men, women and children from the cities of Kishinev and Bendery, gathered together. Marched in a grand Lag B’omer Parade. The parade left from: the Chabad synagogue in Kishinev towards the park. Where a huge bonfire was lit, in honor of […]
Hundreds celebrated the Passover holiday in Moldova In preparation for the Passover holiday, the Chabad Shluchos organized a Matzah bakery. Enabling dozens of children, and adults, to come experience the baking of Matzah. Many hundreds of Jews took part in lavish Passover Seders throughout Moldova, in the capital city of Kishinev and in the Pridenistre […]
Purim ‘Non Stop’ – Moldova 2017 Hundred of Jews in Moldova joined in celebrating the holiday of Purim this year. Megillat Esther readings, Purim meals, Mishloach Manot, and children’s activities were organized by Chabad of Moldova, for Jews in the towns of Chisinau, Bendery and Tiraspol.