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Welcome to the KJJC

The Kishinev Jacobs Jewish Campus was established in 2005 thanks to support of Irwin and JoanJacobs family from San Diego, UJA Jewish Federation of Toronto, Claims Conference, some smaller foundations and organizational aid of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. The Campus is situated in the renovated historical building of “Lemnaria” (‘”Woodcutters”) synagogue built yet in 1835.

Visiting our KJJC you will join

  • Irwin and Joan Jacobs (Qualcomm founder, San Diego, USA)
  • Highest officials of republic of Moldova: Speaker Parliament, ex-President, vice-Prime-Ministers
  • American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee President and senior staff
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel
  • Ambassadors of USA, Great Britain, Israel, Canada, Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Hungary, China and others
  • Executive Directors of Toronto Jewish Community Centers
  • Executive Director of the World Jewish Relief (Great Britain)
  • Leading physicians from Israel and USA, Members of the Jewish Healthcare International project
  • US Peace Corps Country Director

and hundreds of our partners and friends from all over the world.

Declaration of the KJJC Principles:

KJJC is a multifunctional Jewish Community Center established to satisfy diverse requirements and needs of the local Jewish community, contribute to integration and development of the Jewish organizations, to become an integral part of multiethnic life of the city and country. Cultural autonomy, pluralism, openness, creativity and political neutrality are the main principles of the KJJC activities.learn more…

KJJC unites under one roof Jewish Cultural Center KEDEM, Welfare Center “Hesed Yehuda”, Jewish Family Service NES, Center of Training and Professional Development, Jewish Students’ Cultural Center “Hillel”, Association of former Ghetto and Concentration Camps Prisoners. You c an find the main info about their activities here

At the present time:

  • over 50 welfare and cultural programs are active at the Campus,
  • over 6,000 people became the constant patrons of its organizations,
  • 400 mass events were organized,
  • The KJJC organizations and groups took part and initiated international and Moldovan competitions, holidays and festivals.
  • 30 TV items, 165 articles in Jewish and non Jewish mass-media, information on the sites , , , , , hs covered the KJJC activities

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