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Odessa Inaugurates New Orphanage and Synagogue

January 22, 2012 10:00 PM
The Jewish community of Odessa had a lot to celebrate when, under the protection of a police guard and a parade route closed to traffic, it marked the concurrent dedications of a new synagogue, Torah scroll and orphanage.
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Alexander Persman, left, who spearheaded the project in memory of his father Shimon Persman, and Odessa regional administrator Nikolai Pondak unveiled the Chesed She’B’Chesed building, which houses a synagogue and orphanage. The building’s Hebrew name means “mercy within mercy.”
Alexander Persman, left, who spearheaded the project in memory of his father Shimon Persman, and Odessa regional administrator Nikolai Pondak unveiled the Chesed She’B’Chesed building, which houses a synagogue and orphanage. The building’s Hebrew name means “mercy within mercy.”

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Viktor Oakland, CA February 10, 2012

Ukraine This brings warmth to my heart, long live and thrive the revival of the Jewish community of Ukraine!
-Vik
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Anonymous Bogotá, Colombia January 24, 2012

Odessa Congratulations is a great work !!! Reply