I have never seen a Lag B’omer parade specifically, but recognized immediately that it was the Lubavitcher community, and though I am neither a Lubavitcher nor an Orthodox Jew, I was glad to see them. It made me smile to simply to see Jews being Jews in contemporary Kishinev.
Special Lag B’omer Guest in Moldova: Rabbi Hersh Portugal – Son of the Skulener Rebbe Hundreds of Moldovan Jews: men, women and children. Took part in the Lag B’Omer events. That took place in the Jewish kindergarten and in the Chabad synagogue in Kishinev. The participants marched from the Chabad synagogue, to the center of […]
Celebration of Pesach in Moldova Hundreds of people partook in this year’s variety of Pessach celebrations. The atmosphere of the holiday was already felt in the synagogue a few days before the holiday began. Matzohs were distributed to the many Jews who had requested. The men had the opportunity to don the Tefillin, with the […]
Hi Zushe, I am back in the UK now….it was a very quick trip. The time I spent at the synagogue and meeting the guys was great. The food they prepared for me was very nice and after a long day travelling a hot meal really helped. I had already davened minchah but helped make […]
Greetings and Blessings I would like to thank you and your congregation for the warm welcome you extended to me on my visit to your town and country – Kishinev, Moldova. on Shabat. I am back in Johannesburg South Africa. Soon after I left Chisinau I received a request from Rabbi Mordechai Rodel to extend to […]