Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

'A sad day in European history'

European rabbis reject call by German Jewish leader for German Jews to avoid wearing kippah amid spate of anti-Semitic attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 4:04 PM

Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

'For the first time since we launched the campaign against the Icelandic law, media outlets are coming out against it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 6:34 PM

Iceland to ban circumcision?

European Jews fear ban being promoted in Iceland's legislature could lead to similar bans across the continent.Tzvi Lev, 2/1/2018, 10:39 PM

World leaders discuss ethics and religion in Davos

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt tells Davos forum, 'Religion and ethics must be part of the conversation.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/29/2018, 12:45 PM

'Jews in Sweden fear inevitability of anti-Semitic attacks'

Conference of European Rabbis requests urgent meeting with Swedish Prime Minister over govt. failure to act against anti-Semitism.Gary Willig, 12/20/2017, 9:17 PM

Hanukkah celebration in Albania's Government House

Conference of European Rabbis President meets with Albania's PM, holds candle lighting ceremony in Albania's Government House.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2017, 2:13 PM

Torah academy arrives from United States to Germany

79 years after Kristallnacht - Kollel students from Lakewood come to strengthen Berlin's Jewish community.Mordechai Sones, 11/13/2017, 4:27 PM

Israel to promote solution for 'chained-wives' around the world

Israeli rabbinical courts granted authority to rule in cases of 'chained wives' even if neither spouse is an Israeli citizen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2017, 5:39 PM

European Rabbis welcome new Austrian Chancelor

Conference of European Rabbis hopes Austrian government will protect freedom of religion despite rise of far-right party in polls.Gary Willig, 10/16/2017, 12:14 AM

Rabbis praise Merkel after reelection: 'A responsible leader'

Conference of European Rabbis congratulates reelection of Angerla Merkel as chancellor of Germany, says rise of far-right party worrying.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2017, 10:14 PM

European Rabbis laud EU decision on Hamas

Jewish groups praise EU court for upholding status of Hamas as a terrorist organization.Gary Willig, 7/26/2017, 4:14 PM

'We can't predict the future but we must shape it'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of the Conference of European Rabbis, warns against religious intolerance.Yoni Kempinski, Amsterdam, 5/10/2017, 3:06 AM

Macron victory a 'powerful message'

Head of the Conference of European Rabbis says French voters sent message to far-right by election Emmanuel Macron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2017, 5:05 AM

'Without U.S. influence, Jews in Europe could be in danger'

President of Conference of European Rabbis discusses how Trump presidency could affect the status of Jews in Europe.Yoni Kempinski, 11/15/2016, 2:13 AM

Moscow rabbi: Jews worry over Kiev honors for murderers of Jews

Chief rabbi of Moscow condemns the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews.JTA, 6/3/2016, 3:21 AM

'The question today is whether Europe has a future'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, head of the Conference of European Rabbis, discusses the issues European Jews are dealing with.Eliran Aharon, 6/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Jews fear as neo-Nazis gain support in Europe

Jewish leaders express deep concern about growing support for neo-Nazi parties in European parliaments.Shoshana Miskin, 3/7/2016, 1:53 PM

Rabbis meet to 'guarantee future of Europe's Jews'

Conference of European Rabbis launches committee in Athens, focusing on survival in Europe and ties with Muslims.Yoni Kempinski, Athens, 11/11/2015, 5:45 PM

Watch: Torah Installed at Western Wall in Memory of WWII Heroes

Torah scroll in honor of Jewish WWII soldiers installed at Kotel, the 'place that unites the Jewish people.'Yoni Kempinski, 6/11/2015, 8:18 AM

'They Fought to Ensure Jewish Life Can Exist in Europe'

European rabbis remember the 1.25 million Jewish servicemen who fought to bring an end to World War II and the Holocaust.Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 1:59 PM

European Leaders to Take Part in Major Rabbinical Conference

Conference of European Rabbis to hold massive conference next week, attended by leading rabbis, politicians from Europe and Israel.Ari Yashar, 5/8/2015, 12:38 PM

European Rabbis to Meet Pope in the Vatican

Leading European rabbis are set to meet with Pope Francis on Monday in the Vatican, where they will discuss the new anti-Semitism in Europe.Yaakov Levi, 4/19/2015, 8:19 PM

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.Eliran Aharon, 12/10/2014, 7:12 PM

European Commission President Promises to Protect Jews' Rights

Jose Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission (EC), meets European rabbis in wake of latest anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 2/19/2014, 2:42 AM