Israeli Independence Day in KEDEM
On May 15 an exhibition “With Love to Israel” dedicated to the 68th anniversary of the State of Israel was opened in KJJC Gallery. The event was initiated by the JCC KEDEM in partnership with the Union of Artists of Moldova.
Leading painters, sculptors and graphic artists presented their works for about 100 of visitors. Stella Harmelina, JCC director, and Tudor Braga, artists, one of the heads of the Union, State Prize of Moldova laureate, greeted the audience and told about many cultural, historical and people connections between the two countries.
The exhibition will stay in the KJJC by the end of May and will be opened for free visits by all inhabitants and guests of the capital.
“Hesed Yehuda” Welfare Center Marked its 20th Anniversary
Just 20 years ago Chisinau Jewish welfare center “Hesed Yehuda” was established by initiative and with the support of the AJJDC and Claims Conference.
Elderly Nazi victims, needy retired Jews in Chisinau and other 30 settlements in the center and south of Moldova became the recipients of about 20 welfare programs of the Center.
During this period thousands of people received medical, food, SOS, winter relief, homecare assistance, repairing of the apartments and equipment, etc. Many of them just survived in difficult conditions of Moldova social and economic situation where an average pension is ~$55 per month.
Since 2005 Hesed moved to the KJJC and became one of its integral and important parts.
On May 17, 2016 a festive celebration of the nice jubilee took place in the main Concert hall of the Campus where several hundreds of people admired a nice cultural program prepared by the JCC KEDEM as a gift to the partner organization.
Inauguration in Beltsy of the exhibition dedicated to Righteous Gentiles of Romania together with the Embassy of Romania in Moldova and JCC of Beltsy