On July 25, Rabbi Shmuel Zalmanov – representing the Central Synagogue and the Jewish community of Kishinev – opened a ceremony honoring the memory of the Kishinev ghetto by laying flowers at the memorial monument on Jerusalem Street. Many members of the Jewish Community of Moldova took part in the ceremony, which was led by JCM Chairman Alexander Bilinkis, Vice Chairman of the PAS Party and MP Mihai Popsha, Deputy Head of the German Embassy Ulrich Kinne, and Head of the OSCE Mission to Moldova Ambassador Klaus Neukirch.
On July 23, the exhibit “80 years since the creation of the Chisinau Ghetto” opened on Jerusalem Street. The exhibit is dedicated to the history of the Kishinev Ghetto, and will run through July 31, 2021. Admission is free.