RCE Activities

12 Tevet 5784, 12 Tevet 5784, 24 December 2023

Reducing Meat Prices in Europe: Rabbinical Centre of Europe Conducts Mehadrin Ritual Slaughter in Europe for the First Time

The shechita, carried out by a team of experienced and seasoned ritual shochtim, was closely supervised by the Vaad Hashechita, led by senior rabbis specializing in kashrut • This initiative follows the decision of the Rabbinical Council of Europe to work towards lowering the prices of kosher meat in Europe

7 Tishri 5784, 7 Tishri 5784, 22 September 2023

Leaders of The Rabbinical Centre of Europe Embark on Chizuk Trip to Spain

Just before Yom Kippur, RCE leaders together with Rabbi Avraham Yosef set out on a chizuk mission in remote Spanish communities * Community heads warmly welcome the RCE leaders for their efforts despite the difficulties involved.

15 Sivan 5783, 15 Sivan 5783, 4 June 2023

The ‘Rabbinical Centre of Europe’ announces: Special Beit Din to Be Established for Jewish Origin Inquiries

The Rabbinical Centre of Europe has informed hundreds of rabbis of the establishment of a Beit Din designated to ascertain the Jewish origin of those who wish to join the communities. The decision was the result of years of dealings with difficult issues relating to marriages, burials and more.

3 Tevet 5783, 3 Tevet 5783, 27 December 2022

Chanukah Candles Illuminate Hearts

Over 100,000 Chanukiyot were distributed in Europe by the Rabbinical Centre of Europe • The kits contained candles, dreidel, and an instruction booklet with the Brachot for lighting in four languages: English, French, German and Russian • Rabbi Shmuel Brodman of the Munich community and Rabbi Yosef Amar from Area 77 in France enthusiastically talk about sparks lit in Jewish hearts

16 Heshvan 5783, 16 Heshvan 5783, 10 November 2022

Members of the Presidium and Council of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe Visit Gedolei Yisrael

23 members of the Presidium and Council of the RCE came for a historic visit to Eretz Hakodesh * The Rebbes and Roshei Yeshivah they visited were impressed by the scope of their activities for Diaspora Jewry * The Rabbis called to amend the Law of Return.

14 Heshvan 5783, 14 Heshvan 5783, 8 November 2022

Members of the Presidium and Council of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe convened to discuss complex current issues

The council meeting of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe discusses European governments’ decision to force students to attend general studies in the morning albeit privately owned educational institutions.

19 Elul 5782, 19 Elul 5782, 15 September 2022

The Rabbinical Centre of Europe delegation tours the Jewish communities in Italy

The rabbis answered a variety of issues concerning the youth of the Jewish communities during their 4-day journey

25 Tevet 5782, 25 Tevet 5782, 29 December 2021

European Rabbis Appeal to Rabbi Lau: ‘Persist in Guarding European Jewish Communities for the Sake of Purity’

Reform conversion will cause a wave of invalid conversions in European communities and will increase assimilation

25 Kislev 5782, 25 Kislev 5782, 29 November 2021

European Rabbis to Prime Minister Bennett: The Reform Are Religious Criminals, Stop Them from Harming the Western Wall

The Rabbinical Centre of Europe (RCE) sent a letter signed by 20 members of the Rabbinical Council of Europe to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, government ministers, Chief Rabbis of Israel and members of the Chief Rabbinate

20 Kislev 5782, 20 Kislev 5782, 24 November 2021

The ‘Rabbinical Centre of Europe’ Sends 100,000 Chanukah Menorahs to Jewish Communities in Europe

For the third year in a row, the Rabbinical Centre of Europe has sent a huge shipment of menorahs to Europe. This year, an unprecedented 100,000 menorahs with candles were distributed to Jewish communities.

24 Iyyar 5781, 24 Iyyar 5781, 6 May 2021

Polish Agriculture Minister: No Impediment to Kosher Meat Exports for European Religious Communities

The Minister held meeting with the Chairman of the RCE, Rabbi Menachem Margolin, Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs, review Board Chairman of the Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland (TSKZ).

3 Nisan 5781, 3 Nisan 5781, 16 March 2021

Over 100,000 Kezayit Shmurah Matzot were sent to European Jews

The kits were delivered to more than 560 Rabbis and community leaders who will distribute them right before the Pesach holiday. Each kit was professionally packaged to prevent the Matzot from cracking before reaching their destination.