The Most Important Dates in Life of the Jewish Community of Chernivtsi in March
March 3, 1904 – Joseph Schmidt was born in Bukovina, famous Jewish opera singer. He sang in the chorea in Temple, the Central Synagogue of Chernivtsi. Successfully performed on stages of many countries of Europe and America, was in movies. He is often compared to the great Enrico Caruso.
March 8, 1864 – in Austro-Hugarian Empire a law was issued, according to which in the capital of the region, Chernivtsi, complete self-governence was established. The council of community was leading the city (50 representatives), who elected a burgomaster among them. During the Austrian perion in the history of Chernivtsi, the city had two Jewish burgomasters: Edward Rice and Salo von Weisselberger
Summer camp in Chernivtsi 5776 (film & photos)
A wonderful summer camp was organized in Chernivtsi during school summer vacation! The slogan of the three-week camp was «Let’s unite the worlds!». Every day children were virtually traveling to a new country of the world, discovering new knowledges not only about the country itself, but also about the Jewish communities that lived or live there and learnt about the principles of commandment of the Alm-ghty.
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Pourim à Paris – Purim in French Style!
Center for Jewish Life “Chabad” in Bukovina presents:
Purim Celebration in the French style!
The celebration will be held on March 24, 17:30 at the “Chervona Ruta” restaurant (hotel “Tourist”).
In the programme:
reading the Megillah, Purim meal, “Mishloach Manot”, best costume competition, children’s collective performance by the pupils of the Jewish center in Chernivtsi.
And additionally, plenty of interesting surprises from France:
French manicure, presentation of French perfumes, French desserts, fascinating French music, French fashion and much more!
Renovation In The Synagogue
It’s been the 5th year since the Main Synagogue of Bukovyna named after Israel and Zelda Mayberg is functioning. During this time numerous events were held in the building: praying twice a day, classes for children at our Educational and Development Center, weekly meetings of the Youth and Teen Clubs, daily lessons of Tora for men and women, Bar- and Batmitsvas, Hupas, shabatons, farbrengens an many, many others – everything we live with in our Jewish home.