conference of european rabbis

Pray Ukraine War will not become nuclear war - Moscow Chief Rabbi

The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) hosted its 32nd General Convention at the Westin Grand Hotel Munich, Germany.

31/05/2022
Antwerp Jewish

European rabbis prepare to reopen synagogues with social-distancing rules

Jewish communities in several countries, including Germany, Austria, and even Italy, are now reading themselves to begin communal religious life again

Rabbi Moshe Wiseberg, a "mohel", or ritual circumciser, holds baby after circumcising him in Israel

Rabbis mourn lack of tolerance in Sweden after anti-circumcision vote

Last week, the Swedish Center Party voted by a majority of 314-166 at its annual meeting to work to fight the non-medical circumcision of boys.

The new hijab emoji.

Fighting for equality - Rabbis demand the addition of kippah-wearing emoji

"We request the creation of a new emoji that will symbolize the Jewish religion, either a woman wearing a hat, a person wearing a kippah, or even an emoji of Torah books."

European rabbis pray at the memorial of destroyed Grand Synagogue in Riga

European rabbis conclude meetings at Riga’s only surviving synagogue

The rabbis also prayed at the memorial of the destroyed Grand Synagogue.

 Police seen at the site of an attack near a synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden December 9, 2017

Prominent European rabbi demands meeting with Swedish PM over antisemitism

Conference of European Rabbis calls out Sweden for neglecting its Jewish citizens.

Pope Francis and Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

Jewish leadership, Vatican discuss collaboration on common interests

The Vatican and European Jewish leadership discussed their mutual interests in combating racism and what they perceive as a disappearing freedom of religion.

Circumcision in Europe.

European Jews, Muslims team up to face ritual slaughter, circumcision bans

The event included work sessions that featured case studies and exchange of information on the status of religious freedoms in European countries and initiatives to limit them.

By JTA
09/07/2017
Conference of European Rabbis panel on the first day of the organization’s three-day biennial conven

Top European rabbi: Centrist parties joining extremists in war on religious freedom

The Conference of European Rabbis is the primary rabbinical alliance in Europe, bringing together for more than 700 religious leaders of the mainstream synagogue communities in Europe.

Circumcision in Europe.

Norwegian left-wing party split on proposal to ban circumcision

The debate within the party, which has seven of 169 seats in parliament, is part of a larger dilemma facing left-wing parties in Europe.

By JTA
18/03/2017
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