EJC President at dedication of New Kiev Jewish Center

The Jewish community in Kiev dedicated an education center in a ceremony attended by Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress.

The ceremony dedicating the five story structure took place Thursday and Friday in the presence of Ukrainian officials and delegations from Israel and Russia. The center is an extension of the main Kiev synagogue headed by Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich.

The building includes a yeshiva serving 25 students from Ukraine and other formerly Soviet countries, a Cheder serving 35 children, a dormitory, a dining hall, and kosher food and storage facilities.


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