Jewish children’s home opens in E. Ukraine


A new Jewish children’s home and Jewish community Web site opened in an eastern Ukraine city.

Planet of Childhood, a new dormitory for Jewish children from impoverished families that can accomodate up to 12 children, and a Jewish community Web site – – were opened in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kryvoy Rog.

The new dormitory includes a new residence hall, an extension to the local Chabad Ohr Avner Jewish day school, including bedrooms and a recreation room.

The dormitory was sponsored by Kryvoy Rog community leader Mikhail Marmer.

The Jewish community of Kryvoy Rog is an active member of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine.


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