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Person of the Year Ceremony - 5773

This year, the third award ceremony "Person of the Year" totalized the results of the JCC partnerships in 5773 with over 80 guests gathered in the Hall including representatives of the diplomatic corps, philanthropists and prominent figures of culture and education. The awards were presented in traditional seven categories: educational, community and cultural projects, joint projects with embassies, supporting young talents, the best coverage in mass-media, philanthropy and charity. 

Among the award winners this year were: William Moser, USA Ambassador in Moldova, Artur Michalski, Ambassador of Poland, Matyas Szilagyi, Ambassador of Hungary, David Mamistvalov, the 1st secretary of the Israeli Embassy in Moldova, Vladimir Belyaev, Union of Composers Chair, conductor Igor Ersak, Jacob Ackerman, “Maccabi-Moldova” President, Vladimir Tsinkler, Former Ghetto Prisoners Association Head, Marina Lekartseva, Jewish Community of Moldova Director, Olga Levus, Jewish Family Service Director and others. 

Special Prize "Tzedakah" was adjudged to American businessman and philanthropist Irwin Jacobs - the main sponsor of the KJJC construction.
The ceremony was also attended by our colleagues and friends from Beltsy, Tiraspol and Rybnitsa.
Throughout the evening popular Moldovan artists and bands starred as well as vocal and dance groups JCC "KEDEM".
“We express our gratitude to all the winners and guests of the Jewish home for their contribution and support!
 exclaimed Stella Harmelina, JCC Director.