'Once in a decade’ conference opens in Berlin

European and former Soviet Union Jewish leaders emphasize support for Israel and strategize a boycott of Iran.

By
October 25, 2010 05:20
1 minute read.
'Once in a decade’ conference opens in Berlin

tomer orni 248. (photo credit: Courtesy)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

BERLIN – Jewish community leaders from Europe and the former Soviet Union opened a “Once a Decade” conference in Berlin on Sunday to emphasize their support for Israel and strategize a boycott of Iran.

The conference is organized by the European Council of Jewish Communities, the Central Council of Jews in Germany and the Central Welfare Agency for German Jews.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


RELATED:
Berlin and Frankfurt to host Jewish solidarity confabs

Held under the banner “European Jewish Leadership is United against the Holocaust denier Ahmadinejad,” the conference is hosting Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar, Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger and Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, who spoke to the attendees on Sunday night.

The subjects scheduled for discussion at the conference include relations between Europe and Israel, the role of the media in the Middle East conflict, relations between Jewish communities of the former Soviet Union and Europe as well as ties between the American Jewish communities and the Jews of Europe.

Organizers of the conference have said that one of the main goals of the meeting will be discussing the role of emerging Jewish communities in “New Europe,” the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, and their growing role in worldwide Jewish affairs. They will also seek to discuss how these communities can play a greater role in such issues in the coming years.

Related Content

Joan Rivers
August 28, 2014
Joan Rivers rushed to hospital following throat surgery

By JPOST.COM STAFF