08/23/16 Hilary Danailova Travel Writer http://www.thejewishweek.com/features/travel/old-kishinevs-hybrid-culture Whenever we find ourselves someplace my husband regards as particularly ugly or unappealing, Oggi declares, “I’d rather live in Kishinev.” A lot of people prefer not to live in the capital of Moldova, Europe’s poorest city, now known as Chișinău. These include a large number of Moldovan Jews, who […]
Hundreds of Israeli supporters of ‘Ha’poel Be’er Sheva’ came to Moldova for a big soccer game between ‘Ha’poel Be’er Sheva’ and Sherif Tiraspol. The Shluchim of Moldova came to put on Tefillin, with the many Jews there.
The United States Ambassador to Moldova, Jim Pettit, came for a visit to the Chabad Shul in Kishinev, Moldova,. After the tour he and his family members put on Tefillin
A thousand men, women and children from the towns of Kishinev and Beltsy joined a Lag B’Omer Parade in commemoration of the passing of the holy Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. They marched up the main streets of Kishinev with live music and colorful signs, to a park where they had a bonfire. There was live […]
Hundreds of Jews across Moldova participated in Sedorim that took place in cities across the country. The main Seder was in Kishinev, led by the Shliach of Moldova, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Abelsky