Baltimore, MD – Oct. 4, 2022 – Erev Yom Kippur 5783 - From Odessah, since 2 weeks into the war, this group from Tikva Children's Home and others are now on their 4th location of galus and currently situated in Neptune, Romania (a summer resort on the Romanian seacoast).

Under the guidance of Rabbi Rafael Kruskal, CEO of Tikvah, and Rabbi Shlomo Baksht, chief rabbi of Odessa and head of Odessa's orthodox Jewish community, and with the help of a few Baltimore askanim and the national Agudah, these groups have been able to further increase their participation in Yiddishkeit including performing kapparos today.