The Jewish community opened in Irkutsk(Russia) Kindergarten

Aug. 30 near Irkutsk Synagogue opened the first Jewish kindergarten. Money for rent and maintenance, of the Jewish religious community helped raise entrepreneurs Irkutsk. Among them – not only Jews.

Chief Rabbi of Irkutsk Aaron Wagner area said: “The opening of the kindergarten was unique for our city” project tolerance. We have helped many, not just Jews. Just as not all children who now go into the new garden, belong to this nation. ”

However, kindergarten is different from the others. In addition to the regular program, approved by the Ministry of Education, children will learn here the Jewish tradition, to observe religious holidays, the sabbath, and even a little bit to learn Hebrew. In addition, meals for children will be exclusively kosher – clean, according to Jewish tradition. The ribbon at the opening cut elder of the Jewish community Boris Mountain, which recently celebrated its 100 years. These organizers stressed the particular importance of continuity between generations, which lights are hoping to instill children.

So far, the agency is supported by partners and philanthropists, but the organizers did not exclude the possibility to obtain the content from the municipal budget.


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