Reviving Jewish Life, Pride in Albania and Montenegro - News - Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters: "The day before the Montenegro meeting, the delegation joined in the celebration of a Torah dedication in Tirana, Albania.
Meir Schijveschuurder, whose parents and three siblings were murdered in the Sbarro pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem ten years ago, dedicated the Torah. Now a father and an attorney, Schijveschuurder donated a Torah in memory of his family to Chabad in Sweden, the country of his birth.
Albania, thought to have a population of 2000 Jews, will have High Holiday services led by visiting Chabad rabbis and a truck-top sukkah hut crisscrossing the country over the holiday of Sukkot.
The rabbinical delegation met with President Bamir Topi, Prime Minister Sali Berisha and the Mayor of Tirana, Lulzim Basha. "