MY KISHINEV JOURNEY – CHAYA ABELSKY
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, […]
MK GOROLOVSKY VISITS CHABAD IN KISHINEV
This week MK Michael Gorolovsky (Likud), who was born in Kishinev, Moldova, was the honored guest of the local Chabad community.
100 YEARS SINCE THE KISHINEV POGROM
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.
THE KISHINEV COMMUNITY THROUGH MY EYES, BY APRIL GOCHBERG
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.
FROM KISHINEV TO ISRAEL, THE WEISSMAN FAMILY LIFE STORY
They look like a picture-perfect family — Moshe standing next to his wife Luba, who is holding the cutest little baby in her arms. Just looking at them you could never imagine the long and arduous story they carry with them.