The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) hosted its 32nd General Convention at the Westin Grand Hotel Munich, Germany.
Jewish communities in several countries, including Germany, Austria, and even Italy, are now reading themselves to begin communal religious life again
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.
"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."
The rabbis also prayed at the memorial of the destroyed Grand Synagogue.
Conference of European Rabbis calls out Sweden for neglecting its Jewish citizens.
The Vatican and European Jewish leadership discussed their mutual interests in combating racism and what they perceive as a disappearing freedom of religion.
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.
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.
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.