Category Archives: Odessa

A visit to Odessa & Beit Grand

Alan Gill, Executive Director, International Relations at The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, recently spent a day in the field in Odessa.  This was his experience: I write after a day in the life of JDC-Odessa, with an extraordinary feeling … Continue reading

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2011 Israel & Overseas Allocations

THE ASSOCIATED  Israel & Overseas Committee recently completed their 2011 round of allocations, contributing several hundreds of thousands of dollars to projects in Israel and around the world. “THE ASSOCIATED’s mission is to fund programs that address charitable, educational, religious, humanitarian, health, … Continue reading

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mafia style celebration of Migdal 19th anniversary

There are official holidays, which just happen annually. One could have thought what can be so unusual about it? And now imagine if your birthday would just became boring? It is hard to imagine this, right? You should understand that … Continue reading

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turning over the pages of history: Holocaust

  There are bright days in our history, but cloudy days sometimes make our life a reality. And there are moments when rainy sky can not stop us from thinking on the world justice and faith. 27th of January is … Continue reading

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“Jewish suite” by Bozhidar Milovich in “Beit Grand” JCC

In December there is an oil painting exhibition by Serbian artist Bozhidar Milovich. There are around 30 of his works. They are divided into 2 parts: Religious Judaism and famous Jewish people of Odessa. The artist has been living in … Continue reading

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6 reasons for 1 event in Migdal

As you could notice Jewish life in Odessa is quite intensive. And indeed one full of events day recently happened in Migdal JCC. In one time and place there was a mixture of 6 events added into one intensive event! … Continue reading

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Romantic Jazz Hanukkah

Unexpected word combination, isn’t it? Indeed these words define an atmosphere of the evening. Light music and slight movements filled the air.   Evening of Tuesday, the seventh day of Hanukkah, was surprisingly decided by Migdal JСС to be spent … Continue reading

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