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Countering religious hatred: The role of schools and education

Countering religious hatred: The role of schools and education

the Institute for Freedom of Faith and Security in Europe (IFFSE) hosted a virtual meeting on religious hatred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 14:41
Rabbi Haim Korsia, Chief Rabbi of France, wins second term

Rabbi Haim Korsia, Chief Rabbi of France, wins second term

Rabbi Haim Korsia re-elected with 75% of the vote, CER Pres. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt says 'huge privilege to work with Rabbi Korsia.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 14:18
New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

New President Herzog: 'Seasoned diplomat & political leader'

Conference of European Rabbis congratulates newly-elected Pres. Isaac Herzog, praises him as a 'seasoned diplomat and political leader.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 14:20
European Beth Din to align with Israeli Chief Rabbinate

European Beth Din to align with Israeli Chief Rabbinate

Conference of European Rabbis agrees to align European Jewish court with Israel's Chief Rabbinate, easing bureaucracy for immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 17:34
European Council to mark ‘Day of Salvation and Liberation’

European Council to mark ‘Day of Salvation and Liberation’

Events marking the day will be held in Moscow, Israel, China, Argentina, Australia, the United States, Tunisia, Sweden and other countries.Arutz Sheva, 06/05/2021 00:09
Leading European Rabbis: Keep conversion status quo

Leading European Rabbis: Keep conversion status quo

Conference of European Rabbis issues statement warning against "irresponsible" efforts to change how conversions are handled in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 15:55
Leading European Rabbis calls on Jews to get vaccinated

Leading European Rabbis calls on Jews to get vaccinated

Conference of European Rabbis calls on Jews of Europe to listen to their doctors about receiving the coronavirus vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 15:54
European rabbis: Don't delay, get vaccinated

European rabbis: Don't delay, get vaccinated

Leaders of Conference of European Rabbis call on communities on the continent: Listen to the doctors and get vaccinated against coronavirus.Yoni Kempinski, 16/12/2020 23:55
Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Israel-Morocco normalization

Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Israel-Morocco normalization

CER releases statement praising Moroccan King Mohammed VI for normalizing relations with Israel, teaching Jewish history.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2020 17:34
'Freedom of faith for Jewish communities must be guaranteed'

'Freedom of faith for Jewish communities must be guaranteed'

President of Conference of European Rabbis responds to EU’s declaration to mainstream prevention and countering of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 00:57
Providing a Hanukkah light for European Jewry

Providing a Hanukkah light for European Jewry

Delivery of menorahs organized all over Europe every year to Jewish communities. This year packages sent to COVID orphans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2020 17:31
How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

How legislation led to 80 women being freed from agunah status

Israeli rabbinical courts can now impose sanctions on get refusers from abroad, if they visit Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 11:48
Combating religious extremism and terrorism in Europe: What next?

Combating religious extremism and terrorism in Europe: What next?

Newly founded Institute for Freedom of Faith and Security in Europe initiated by CER holds first meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2020 15:04
'Feelings of discrimination against the Jewish people continue to linger'

'Feelings of discrimination against the Jewish people continue to linger'

Conference of European Rabbis holds Standing Committee meeting alongside keynote speaker David Sassoli, president of European Parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2020 15:56
European Rabbis hope for a "clear voice" from Biden against racism and antisemitism

European Rabbis hope for a "clear voice" from Biden against racism and antisemitism

President of the Conference of European Rabbis: "We hope US Jewry will overcome its deep divisions and become united on all crucial issues"Arutz Sheva, 07/11/2020 19:53
President of Conference of European Rabbis: 'An attack on all Europeans'

President of Conference of European Rabbis: 'An attack on all Europeans'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt says religious leaders should have to prove their loyalty to the European states where they reside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2020 11:41
European Rabbis offer support for French people

European Rabbis offer support for French people

Conference of European Rabbis President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt reacts to deadly stabbing attack in Nice, France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2020 17:39
Conference of European Rabbis participates in international prayer meeting for peace

Conference of European Rabbis participates in international prayer meeting for peace

Rabbi Haïm Korsia, Chief Rabbi of France, participates in international Prayer for Peace initiative in Rome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 13:03
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Prevent extraneous and selective bureaucracy'

Conference of European Rabbis urges Israeli government to allow all Jews to enter Israel, regardless of whether they are Israeli citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 11:04
European rabbis begin rehabilitating synagogues

European rabbis begin rehabilitating synagogues

Conference of European Rabbis formulates plan for synagogue worship during the '3 weeks' as synagogues reopen in Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 00:06
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Bans on ritual slaughter are not justified'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Bans on ritual slaughter are not justified'

Conference of European Rabbis leader issues joint statement with Muslim leader, protesting ban on religious slaughter methods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 14:33
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Jewish communities cannot rely on import of kosher meat'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Jewish communities cannot rely on import of kosher meat'

Failure to overturn ban ritual slaughter sends message that Jews are not welcome, leading European rabbi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2020 18:03
Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Torah class in the United Arab Emirates

Jewish communities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi, hold largest-ever Torah conference in Arab world.Yoni Kempinski, 08/06/2020 12:06
Conference of European Rabbis hosts Torah webinar with globally renowned spiritual leaders

Conference of European Rabbis hosts Torah webinar with globally renowned spiritual leaders

The Conference of European Rabbis holds a shiurim webinar series via Zoom for over 250 Rabbis from across the globe ahead of ShavuotArutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2020 16:33
Amsterdam: Jewish community in great distress

Amsterdam: Jewish community in great distress

Dutch authorities refusing to allow Jewish community to aid elderly coronavirus victims, Amsterdam rabbis say.Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2020 15:49
Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt: 'Support communities back into synagogues'

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt: 'Support communities back into synagogues'

Conference of European Rabbis holds Spring Standing Committee meeting via Zoom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 12:04
Neo-Nazis interrupt Torah lessons on 'Zoom'

Neo-Nazis interrupt Torah lessons on 'Zoom'

On Holocaust Memorial Day, neo-Nazis break into online Torah lessons given by German rabbis.Yoni Kempinski, 23/04/2020 01:03
European rabbis 'meet' to discuss how to help their communities

European rabbis 'meet' to discuss how to help their communities

Conference of European Rabbis hosts emergency virtual Standing Committee meeting ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2020 13:31
Carnival anti-Semitism 'reminder of Europe's darker moments,' Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt says

Carnival anti-Semitism 'reminder of Europe's darker moments,' Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt says

'Anti-Semitic tropes at Aalst carnival contribute to anti-Semitism in Europe,' Conference of European Rabbis leader says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2020 12:07
'There are challenges, but that's what we're here for'

'There are challenges, but that's what we're here for'

Rabbi David Roberts speaks about community's unique positioning to model Jewish life for Israeli travelers seeking everything but Judaism.Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2019 19:15
German rabbi discusses challenges facing European Jewry today

German rabbi discusses challenges facing European Jewry today

Frankfurt Chief rabbi: 'We are dealing with assimilation, we are dealing with anti-Semitism, we are dealing with the question of education.'Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2019 17:43
'American Jewry needs to connect to Europe diaspora's plight'

'American Jewry needs to connect to Europe diaspora's plight'

Josh Nass: 'We as Americans don't necessarily relate to the plight of European Jews as much as we should.'Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2019 17:00
Saving thousands of Jewish graves throughout Europe

Saving thousands of Jewish graves throughout Europe

European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative working on some 30 individual protection projects in four European countries.Yoni Kempinski, 02/12/2019 16:24
Fighting against the automatic anti-Israel majority in the UN

Fighting against the automatic anti-Israel majority in the UN

Israeli Amb. to UN in Geneva, Aviva Raz Shecter, talks about her fight for Israel against the Human Rights Council's automatic opposition.Yoni Kempinski, 01/12/2019 20:15
'Circumcision ban will end Jewish communities in Europe'

'Circumcision ban will end Jewish communities in Europe'

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of CER, says that Jews in Europe are 'collateral damage' of Muslim immigration.Yoni Kempinski, 01/12/2019 18:53
'Judaism is severely under threat in all of Europe'

'Judaism is severely under threat in all of Europe'

Jews in Europe face not only growing anti-Semitism but also new legal restrictions to traditional Jewish practices, warns CER chief.Yoni Kempinski, 01/12/2019 15:30
Leading haredi rabbis to European Jews: Don't stand out

Leading haredi rabbis to European Jews: Don't stand out

Leaders of Lithuanian Judaism write to Conference of European Rabbis warning Jews to keep their heads down.Yoni Kempinski, 25/11/2019 20:26
European rabbis 'building up communities'

European rabbis 'building up communities'

Committee of Conference of European Rabbis gathers in Geneva to discuss ways to mutually support Jewish communities.Yoni Kempinski, 25/11/2019 16:43
Rabbis: Push to ban circumcision shows 'lack of tolerance'

Rabbis: Push to ban circumcision shows 'lack of tolerance'

Conference of European Rabbis responds to Swedish push to ban circumcision, says it represents 'request for Jews to leave Sweden.'Yoni Kempinski, 07/10/2019 16:01
'EU Parliament committed to combating anti-Semitism'

'EU Parliament committed to combating anti-Semitism'

European Parliament president meets leaders of Conference of European Rabbis, pledges to stop anti-Jewish legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2019 18:07
Seminar for young rabbis focuses on aiding victims of abuse

Seminar for young rabbis focuses on aiding victims of abuse

Conference of European Rabbis stages seminar for young rabbis on how to improve community work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/09/2019 14:45
Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect

Belgian ban on kosher slaughter goes into effect

Law requiring animals to receive electric shock before slaughter goes into effect in Wallonia. Conference of European Rabbis concerned.Nitsan Keidar, 01/09/2019 04:18
Rabbis on emojis: 'The Jews have been forgotten'

Rabbis on emojis: 'The Jews have been forgotten'

European rabbis call on world body that regulates emojis to add images that represent Jews.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/05/2019 21:57
What are the tensions with Poland all about?

What are the tensions with Poland all about?

Rabbi Michael Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi of Poland, discusses the ongoing tensions between Israel and Poland at CER convention in Antwerp.Yoni Kempinski, Antwerp, 16/05/2019 03:03
Mayor of Antwerp: I am a friend of Israel

Mayor of Antwerp: I am a friend of Israel

Mayor Bart De Wever 'honored' Conference of European Rabbis holding convention in Antwerp, the 'Jerusalem of the North.'Yoni Kempinski/Antwerp, 14/05/2019 22:31
EU Coordinator on combating anti-Semitism 'optimistic'

EU Coordinator on combating anti-Semitism 'optimistic'

Katharina von Schnurbein: 'Following unanimous declaration of 28 EU member-states on anti-Semitism, we're now implementing declaration.'Yoni Kempinski - Antwerp, 14/05/2019 20:45
UK Chief Rabbi 'concerned about Labor, anti-Semitism growing'

UK Chief Rabbi 'concerned about Labor, anti-Semitism growing'

'Anti-Semitism on rise, most of all we're worried about Labour Party,' Rabbi Mirvis says.Yoni Kempinski - Antwerp, 14/05/2019 17:09
Rabbi Asher Weiss: Jewish law obligates vaccination

Rabbi Asher Weiss: Jewish law obligates vaccination

Leading authority on Jewish law says it is "not a recommendation" to vaccinate children, those who do not violate halakha.Yoni Kempinski/Antwerp, 14/05/2019 16:08
Rabbi warns: Politically correct anti-Semitism has many faces

Rabbi warns: Politically correct anti-Semitism has many faces

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt opens CER convention declaring 'European institutions can do more to protect the Jewish Community.'Yoni Kempinski, Antwerp, 14/05/2019 13:16
US envoy: European laws - a 'forced expulsion' of Jews

US envoy: European laws - a 'forced expulsion' of Jews

Elan Carr, US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism, speaks at gathering of the Conference of European Rabbis in Antwerp.Yoni Kempinski, Antwerp, 14/05/2019 00:32
EU Rabbis: US should increase gun control

EU Rabbis: US should increase gun control

President of Conference of European Rabbis suggests US follow New Zealand's lead after San Diego synagogue shooting, ban automatic weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2019 10:06
European rabbis express solidarity following Notre-Dame fire

European rabbis express solidarity following Notre-Dame fire

President of Conference of European Rabbis expresses solidarity with French people, Catholic community following devastating cathedral fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2019 17:38
Watch: Interview with leading European rabbi

Watch: Interview with leading European rabbi

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, President of Conference of European Rabbis, discusses his visit to Israel, has a message for the Israeli right.Yoni Kempinski, 28/11/2018 03:34
Conference of European Rabbis meets Israeli Government

Conference of European Rabbis meets Israeli Government

Conference of European Rabbis visits Knesset to discuss far-right in Europe, plan to appoint ambassador to 'tackle far-right extremism'.Mordechai Sones, 20/11/2018 19:39
Mufti of Tunisia to Arutz Sheva: 'We are united by our humanity'

Mufti of Tunisia to Arutz Sheva: 'We are united by our humanity'

Grand Mufti of Tunisia calls for unity between different faiths. 'We must go hand in hand, communicate and get to know each other.'Hezki Baruch, 08/05/2018 10:59
'A community unlike anywhere else in the world'

'A community unlike anywhere else in the world'

Arutz Sheva speaks with President of Conference of European Rabbis about impressions of rabbinical delegation to Tunisia.Hezki Baruch, 08/05/2018 08:29
Rabbis on secret visit to Muslim country

Rabbis on secret visit to Muslim country

Israeli and European rabbis, Jewish organization heads visit Tunisia. Arutz Sheva joins them: 'Muslims - our partners in war on terror.'Hezki Baruch - Tunis, 07/05/2018 22:01