Re: [Cz-L] Recap of our trip

From: Bruce Reisch <>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:26:12 +0000
Reply-To: Bruce Reisch <>

Hi Moshe,

Very touching report - you made the most of the short time available for
this trip. Glad to hear it went as well as you had hoped.

Warmest wishes,

On 8/25/14, 16:06, "Moshe Rubin" <> wrote:

>Hello all,
>Just wanted to report to everyone that we had a beautiful trip to
>Bukovina and Bucharest.
>Our group (11 family members in total) arrived in Iasi on a Monday
>afternoon, checked into the beautiful Hotel International (excellent
>hotel with spotless rooms and great service). We then had a walking tour
>of Iasi. Afterwards we returned to hotel for a glatt kosher dinner (sent
>by the Chabad House in Bucharest.
>The next day we set out early in the morning from Iasi toward
>Cimpulung-Moldevensec (2.5-3 hr drive), the place of my father's birth
>and the town in which my grandfather served as Rav for 20 years. We
>visited both remaining synagogues, where one of the last two Jews
>remaining in the town along with the mayor and his staff greeted us. In a
>nice gesture, the mayor presented my father with an official birth
>After finishing in Cimpulung, we continued on to Siret (Seret)(1.5 drive)
>where we visited the Jewish cemetery and the Ohel and kever of my
>father's grandmother and great grandfather. It was quite a feat to get my
>father up the hill in the cemetery but it worked out well!
>We were back in Iasi for dinner at 9PM.
>The next day (Wednesday) we took a morning flight to Bucharest and
>checked into the Radisson which was nice. We had a full day tour of the
>city, eating at the Chabad House.
>We wrapped up the trip the next morning flying out of Bucharest.
[Moshe Rubin]

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