A new Chabad House was opened last Sunday in Almere, Holland, the capital city of the province of Flevoland.
The new Chabad center is the only Jewish institution in the region. Chabad of Almere is led by Rabbi Moshe and Chana Stiefel and serves approximately 1,000 Jewish inhabitants of Almere as well as another 1,000 which reside throughout the province of Flevoland.
The opening ceremony was attended the mayor of Almere, Mrs. Jorritsma, dignitaries from the various political parties as well as 200 community members.
After both the Mayor and Rabbi Stiefel addressed the crowd, speeches were given by both Head Shluchim of Holland, Rabbi Yitschok Vorst and Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs.
Following the official ceremony a reception and live music entertained the crowd.
Donations are welcome through www.chabadflevoland.nl