Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar, dedicated two new Shuls in the Russian cities of Pushkin and Obninsk. The inauguration ceremonies were attended by senior local government officials.
Chief Rabbi of Russia Rabbi Berel Lazar, dedicated two new Shuls in the Russian cities of Pushkina and Ovninsk. The inauguration ceremonies were attended by senior local government officials.
The first building was erected for the Jews of the city of Pushkin near Russia’s capital of Moscow. Since the arrival of Rabbi Reuven Korevsky and his family, a full-blown Jewish revival has taken place in the city, the fruits of which were seen at the opening of the new building, when many of the city’s Jews arrived to thank and rejoice with the new Shul.
Also attending the event was the local by the governor, who expressed the administration’s gratitude to the Korevsky family, who are second-generation Shluchim in Russia.
The second new Chabad center was built in the city of Obninsk, a few hours’ drive from Moscow. The new shul is an impressive and invested building, which includes a library and classrooms, and was built on the initiative of the city’s rabbi and shliach Rabbi Aharon Golovchiner, who together with his family are an address and support for all Jews in the area.
Photos: Levi Nazarov