Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

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'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
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
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
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
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
G20 Interfaith Forum holds first 'virtual meeting' in Europe

G20 Interfaith Forum holds first 'virtual meeting' in Europe

CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt joins set of European experts at the G20 Interfaith Forum’s first virtual European meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 18:09
At Munich conference, rabbi warns: 'Free speech is working against democracies'

At Munich conference, rabbi warns: 'Free speech is working against democracies'

Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt warns Munich Security Conference: Social media companies need to do more to stop radicalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2020 14:58
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
Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

Rabbis 'confident' police will catch arsonists

Head of Moscow yeshiva targeted in arson attack says he trusts Russian government, police, to locate arsonists and bring them to justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2019 23:30
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
European Jews: Should they stay or leave?

European Jews: Should they stay or leave?

President of Conference of European Rabbis urges governments around the world to confront rising tide of violence anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2019 16:53
'Neo-Nazi Budapest march reminiscent of dark days'

'Neo-Nazi Budapest march reminiscent of dark days'

'Hate crimes, legislative attacks that are new anti-Semitism have spread, so is danger that anti-Semitism will turn into deadly terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2019 20:58
Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Trump appointment

Conference of European Rabbis welcomes Trump appointment

Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: 'Given global climate of rising anti-Semitism, far-right extremism, role as important as it's ever been.'Mordechai Sones, 05/02/2019 21:43
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
EU Parliament President: No laws against Jewish practice

EU Parliament President: No laws against Jewish practice

European Parliament Pres. Tajani promises to stand by Jewish community, fight anti-Semitism and laws banning ritual slaughter.Haim Lev, 28/05/2018 13:19
European Rabbis lead interfaith dialogue in Tunisia

European Rabbis lead interfaith dialogue in Tunisia

Conference of European Rabbis leads interfaith dialogue, emphasizing communication and the war against terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2018 14:46
'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
'A sad day in European history'

'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, 25/04/2018 16:04
Iceland circumcision debate: 'Adopt European model'

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, 22/04/2018 18:34
Iceland to ban circumcision?

Iceland to ban circumcision?

European Jews fear ban being promoted in Iceland's legislature could lead to similar bans across the continent.Tzvi Lev, 01/02/2018 22:39
World leaders discuss ethics and religion in Davos

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, 29/01/2018 12:45
'Jews in Sweden fear inevitability of anti-Semitic attacks'

'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, 20/12/2017 21:17
Hanukkah celebration in Albania's Government House

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, 13/12/2017 14:13
Torah academy arrives from United States to Germany

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, 13/11/2017 16:27
Israel to promote solution for 'chained-wives' around the world

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, 22/10/2017 17:39
European Rabbis welcome new Austrian Chancelor

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, 16/10/2017 00:14
Rabbis praise Merkel after reelection: 'A responsible leader'

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, 24/09/2017 22:14
European Rabbis laud EU decision on Hamas

European Rabbis laud EU decision on Hamas

Jewish groups praise EU court for upholding status of Hamas as a terrorist organization.Gary Willig, 26/07/2017 16:14
'We can't predict the future but we must shape it'

'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, 10/05/2017 03:06
Macron victory a 'powerful message'

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, 09/05/2017 05:05
'Without U.S. influence, Jews in Europe could be in danger'

'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, 15/11/2016 02:13
Jews worry over Kiev honors for murderers of Jews

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, 03/06/2016 03:21
'Question today is whether Europe has a future'

'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, 01/06/2016 05:12
Jews fear as neo-Nazis gain support in Europe

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, 07/03/2016 13:53
Rabbis meet to 'guarantee future of Europe's Jews'

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 17:45
Watch: Torah Installed at Western Wall

Watch: Torah Installed at Western Wall

Torah scroll in honor of Jewish WWII soldiers installed at Kotel, the 'place that unites the Jewish people.'Yoni Kempinski, 11/06/2015 08:18
'They Fought to Ensure Jewish Life Can Exist'

'They Fought to Ensure Jewish Life Can Exist'

European rabbis remember the 1.25 million Jewish servicemen who fought to bring an end to World War II and the Holocaust.Cynthia Blank, 14/05/2015 13:59
EU Leaders to Take Part in Rabbinical Conference

EU Leaders to Take Part in Rabbinical Conference

Conference of European Rabbis to hold massive conference next week, attended by leading rabbis, politicians from Europe and Israel.Ari Yashar, 08/05/2015 12:38
European Rabbis to Meet Pope in the Vatican

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, 19/04/2015 20:19
Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Kosher Slaughter Ban Overturned in Poland

Landmark decision declares kosher slaughter constitutional in Poland; Rabbis hail 'precedent-setting' ruling.Eliran Aharon, 10/12/2014 19:12
EC President to Protect Jews' Rights

EC President 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, 19/02/2014 02:42