Mecorock Rocks in a Summer Camp
“While the regular program of the “Global Mecorock My Voice” project is on vacations the activities continue in the form of performances in Summer camps. On July 13 a group of singers – Anna Patrascu, Nadya Volk, mother and daughter Zhulea – presented a nice 1-hour program that was so nicely accepted by over 100 participants of the camp.
“This is one of the most bright and important event in our program”, said one of the campers. “We even could not imagine that in 10 minutes all of us will join musicians from Chisinau in singing and dancing. It was miraculous! This is a really wonderful project!”
JCC Beltsy potentially is the next after Chisinau point of the project activities in Moldova. If the planning and organizational process go successfully already next year Global Mecorock can have two addresses in Moldova.
American Jewish Committee Visits KJJC
“ July 11 was marked at the KJJC by a high delegation visit of the leaders of the American Jewish Committee headed by John M. Shapiro, AJC President, David Harris, AJC Executive Director, and Matthew Bronfman, Board of Trustees Chair.
Program of the visit to Moldova included meetings with the highest officials of the country, Ambassador of USA in Moldova, programs at the Memorial to Chisinau Pogrom Victims of 1903 and Memorial to Nazi Victims.
Visit to the Campus inspired the delegation members and they emphasized the importance of work with the young generations for the future of the Jewish community. At the campus delegation was met by the leadership of the local AJJDC office and JCC KEDEM.
Independence Day of USA at the KJJC
The main holiday of the USA is a must festive event at the KJJC that was found by AJJDC and thanks to support of Jacobs’s family from San-Diego.
This time the audience was composed of over 40 kids from the JCC and Jewish Family Service Summer camps who were greeted by a high invited guest – Mr. Jed Wolfington, Press Attaché of the US Embassy in Moldova. Mr. Wolfington and his nice and young assistant, Sophie Panetti, who is serving now as Public Affairs Student Assistant at the Embassy presented while basic but interesting for kids information about the history of their native country, its main values and challenges, geographical and demographic facts.
Children were very excited and eager to answer and ask questions, admired photos and received bracelets from the American Resource Center of the US Embassy in Moldova.
The ceremony was led by Stella Harmelina and Michal Finckel, JCC KEDEM staff members.