Monthly Archives: May 2018

1939-1945

Students of “Yakhad-Maccabi” Sunday school in Zaporozhye congratulated WW2 veterans

The veterans, who have survived the difficult years of WW2, due to their age and state of health, do not leave their homes. Therefore, on the eve of the Victory Day students of the Zaporozhye Sunday Jewish school came to visit the veterans and brought them gifts and congratulations.

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One of the students, Lila Spector, shared her experience: “It is very important for me to congratulate the veterans with the Great Victory. It is significant that I personally can thank for all that they have done for us, for our native city. I am proud that we have such countrymen. They are an example of courage and heroism for us”.

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Seminars in Dnepropetrovsk and Odessa – “Life and achievements of Jewish athletes – an example for modern Maccabi”

April 15 Maccabi Dnepropetrovsk held a seminar “Life and achievements of Jewish athletes – an example for modern Maccabi.” This project is implemented with the support of the Dutch Jewish Humanitarian Fund (JHF) and the European Maccabi Confederation (ECM). 26 participants of the seminar came from Zaporozhye, Melitopol, Berdyansk and Dneprodzerzhinsk.

The participants explore, collect, record and share stories of Jewish athletes. They analyze the role of sports and athletes in the development of Jewish life; record the history of athletes, who played an active role in its revival in Ukraine.Днепр (2)Днепр (2) Continue reading Seminars in Dnepropetrovsk and Odessa – “Life and achievements of Jewish athletes – an example for modern Maccabi”