RCE News

17 Tevet 5783, 10 January 2023

Inauguration of New European Chesed Center in Cyprus

Chief Rabbi of Cyprus, leaders of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Ambassador of Israel participate in Mezuzah ceremony for Chesed Center in Larnaca • Dozens of Chesed Centers were inaugurated throughout Europe in the past year

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

20 Kislev 5783, 14 December 2022

The Rabbinical Centre of Europe Leads a Jewish Transformation in Kazakhstan

Two Chesed Centers were inaugurated in an impressive ceremony in Kazakhstan by the heads of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe and local rabbis • The Chief Rabbi of Kazakhstan Rabbi Yeshaya Cohen: “The RCE has made a real transformation here.”

14 Kislev 5783, 8 December 2022

European Chesed Center Holds Impressive Ceremony to Inaugurate New Moldova Branches

After fifty years without a synagogue, a new one was established in in the city of Bendery in the Transnistria region of Moldova, in memory of the Rebbe from Rivnitz, Beit Chaim Zvill Chabad whose city of residence was close by to Benady # A beautiful new Chesed Center was inaugurated in Chisinau as the event was graced by the presence of Israel’s ambassador to the country of Moldova, Mr. Yoel Leon and local Leaders.

Dozens of European Community Rabbis Attend Course for Laws of The Jewish Home in Paris

The course was given by Rabbi Gideon ben Moshe, Rosh Kollel of Bait Hora’ah and head of the Rabbinical court for monetary matters in Jerusalem; Rabbi Yitzchak Guggenheim, Chief Rabbi of Paris and member of Rabbinical Council of Europe; Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Kahn, member of the Lubavitch Rabbinical Court in Paris, and member of the Rabbinical Council of Europe; Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Raskin, Dayan and Posek for the Lubavitch Community and Kedassia- London, and a member of the Presidium of the Rabbinic Council of Europe; Rabbi Shlomo Tobaly, Rosh Kollel Beit Hananiah in Paris , Dayan and a member of the Rabbinic Council of Europe; and Dr. Claude Shealy.

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, 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, 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

19 Tammuz 5782, 18 July 2022

Dozens of European Rabbis gathered in Paris for a professional Forum run by the RCE

The Professional Rabbinical Forum in collaboration with the consistoire of Paris at the spacious Jewish Center • Major Halachic issues were discussed during the seminar together with Rabbis from Eretz Yisrael.

24 Sivan 5782, 23 June 2022

Public Figures and Senior Officials from RCE Participated in the Inauguration of a European Chesed Center in the Capital of Georgia

The European Chesed Center in Tbilisi, initiated by the RCE, added up to the 26th center inaugurated in the past two years • The RCE is vigorously aiming to reach 50 branches in the European Jewish communities.

28 Iyyar 5782, 29 May 2022

Nearly 100 European Dayanim Gather to Address Complex Issues

Senior Dayanim from participated in The European Dayanim Conference held by The Rabbinical Centre of Europe • The conference included a full 2-day schedule and the theme was ‘The Ukraine Challenge: Changes and Consequences Faced by Batei Din’

21 Adar II 5782, 24 March 2022

100 European Rabbis and Kashrut Organizations Convene to Address Technological Developments

The conference in Budapest, Hungary, was organized by the Rabbinical Centre of Europe and presented many practical halachic issues that concern Rabbis and Kashrut organizations throughout Europe.