On December 19th, a festive concert “The Lights of Chanuckah”, sanctified to this splendid holiday, took place in the Kishinev theatre named after Chekhov.
In 1989, Rabbi Zalmen and Rebbetzin Leah Abelsky, already retired, became the first Lubavitcher shluchim in the Soviet Union. The plane landed and I found myself across the world in Kishinev, the capitol of Moldova. A pleasant, accented voice asked me if I was all right. The voice belonged to my mother-in-law, Rebbetzin Leah Abelsky, […]
This week MK Michael Gorolovsky (Likud), who was born in Kishinev, Moldova, was the honored guest of the local Chabad community.
On 9th Nissan, 5663 , over fifty Jews were murdered, Shuls were looted, and sifrei Torah were desecrated in the Moldovan capital, Kishinev. It took the Jews of Kishinev many years to get over the after-effects of this terrible pogrom.
I found out one fall morning that I would be traveling to Kishinev, Moldova to visit eleven children’s hospitals. I was participating in a program called “Gift of Hope” with a local humanitarian aid organization.