The Circumcision Ceremony in the Main Synagogue of Bukovyna named after Israel and Zelda Mayberg
Thank G-d, we have a wonderful addition in our Jewish community – today the youngest Jew of Chernivtsi Moshe Arseny was circumcised. To carry out the ritual, on the invitation from the Chief Rabbi Menachem Mendel Glisnshtein, the Chief Mohel of Ukraine Yaakov Gaisinovich came to Chernivtsi.
Visit of the Ambassador of Austria to Ukraine
The Ambassador of Austria to Ukraine Mrs. Hermine Poppeller and the Honorary Consul of Austria Mr Serhii Osachuk visited the Main Synagogue of Bukovyna named after Israel and Zelda Mayberg today.
Bar Mitzvah of Efim Haim Pavlov
On Monday, the 16th of Tevet (December 28) a Bar Mitzvah of Efim Haim Pavlov, a student of the Educational and Development Center at the Main Synagogue of Bukovyna named after Israel and Zelda Mayberg was held.
The Chief Rabbi of Bukovyna Menachem Mendel Glisnstein with a minyan held a ceremony, full of heartfelt prayers and sacred texts. The young man was called to read the Torah for the first time and was helped to put on his tefillin.
Hanukah Concert (with video)
Hanukkah celebrations in Chernivtsi ended with a solemn ignition of all eight candles of the high menorah in Theatre Square o CHernivtsi by
Chief Rabbi of Bukovyna Menachem Mendel Glisnstein. The event was attended by the mayor of Chernivtsi Oleksiy Kaspruk, deputies of the Supreme Council of Ukraine and the most important participants of the celebration – the Jews of Chernivtsi.
The finale of the Hanukkah holidays started with a wonderful children’s concert in the Central House of Culture on Shepetovka street. Our unrivaled artists – from the youngest pupils of the kindergarten “Khaya Mushka” to high school students of the training center “Or Avner Habad” delighted the audience with their sparkling performances of songs, dances, talented actor playing. The hall was filled with laughter and applause.
The Hanukkah Marathon
The Hanukkah Marathon, which is traditionally organized by the Centre of Jewish life and the Main Synagogue of Bukovyna named after Israel and Zelda Mayberg, was particularly lively this year. Significantly – three times more – the number of its participants increased, including students of the kindergarten “Khaya Mushka” and the training center “Or Avner”, as well as participants of the youth programs of the Centre.