Time Caught on a Photo
Yet in the beginning of 2014 JCC KEDEM initiated a photo competition among the Jewish organizations of Moldova in the frames of celebrating this year the 100th Anniversary of the “Joint”. Many sent their photos and a special committee chose the best 21that composed an exhibition. On October 22 it was officially opened at the KJJC.
Michael Finckel, JCC Financial and Administrative dpt. Manager, thanked all the organizations, told about JDC mission, history and present priorities and reported about main events hold by KEDEM for celebrating such an important date. Members of the Committee shared their impressions about the work and feelings they got during choosing the best works.
Directors of Chisinau, Beltsy, Tiraspol, Rybnitsa JCCs and Heseds as well as International Center of Training and Professional Development received special diplomas of gratitude and confirmation of victory of their photos in the competition signed by , JDC Moldova Director. They will also get the exhibition so that people in the regional centers could also see it.
On October 19 the nice weather of Moldova Indian summer helped to conduct the first soccer Tishrei Cup. The tournament was initiated by the JCC KEDEM and supported by Maccabi-Moldova, Jewish Family Service, Hesed Yehuda, Jewish Community, Hillel and lyceum named after Rambam.
Friendly atmosphere, music and dozens of spectators helped to raise the mood of the players. In the end Hillel team that recently was the 2nd in all-FSU Hilleliade that took place in Odessa, won the Cup. Vladimir Tsinkler, the honorary inspector of the Cup, a legendary Soviet soccer striker, now the head of Holocaust survivors, thanked all the participants and handed prizes to the best teams and players.