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Our New Guests from Dallas

In the end of October Jewish communities of Moldova welcomed new guests 10 people who composed a representative Dallas JDC Ambassadors Mission. Visit to Moldova was the biggest part of the tour to FSU that included also Odessa and Kiev.

The group received a full picture of the Jewish life in the country and JDC sponsored organizations activities. Besides briefings and presentations by

Jennifer Kraft, Amanda Winston and Svetlana Severinskaya (JDC staff members from USA and Israel) and Michael Finckel who greeted the group on behalf of the KJJC they got a possibility to meet Hesed and Jewish Family Service clients in Kishinev and Beltsy, participants of “Haverim” JCC youth club, made tours of the Jewish Kishinev and KJJC. Meeting with Mr. Asif J. Chaudhry, US Ambassador to Moldova at Embassy, made an official part of the program.

Guests from Dallas asked many questions and were vividly interested in the history, present situation and perspectives of the Jewish life in Moldova. Their impressions and wishes remained in the KJJC Guest Book:

Jewish life renewed with great enthusiasm. Beyond our wildest expectations. A memorable experience and reference to our ancestors many who originated from this region. We take great pleasure to play small role in supporting your efforts long into the future!”