RCE News

15 Heshvan 5782, 15 Heshvan 5782, 21 October 2021

Four Lending Centers for Medical Equipment were Established in Ukraine

Hundreds of thousands of dollars were invested in medical equipment to supply the foundation of lending centers in the cities of Zhytomyr. Chernivtsi, Vinnitsa and Anatevka.

The branches are managed by The ‘European Chesed Center’ led by the ‘Rabbinical Centre of Europe’

14 Heshvan 5782, 14 Heshvan 5782, 20 October 2021

Memorial Sites were erected in Vinnitsa and Chervoni

RCE undertook the project to erect memorials for Jews from the Holocaust who did not receive a proper monument.

Holocaust survivors and their descendants told hair-raising stories about the horrid cruelty and abuse of the Nazis and their aides when they led them tens of miles in the cold and snow.

6 Av 5781, 6 Av 5781, 15 July 2021

Mikvah Supervisor Rabbi Yehuda Leib Mintzberg, examined 13 mikvahs in Ukraine

In just five days, the mikvahs Supervisor traveled more than 2,000 kilometers thus expanding the areas which provide Kosher Mikvahs in Ukraine

3 Av 5781, 3 Av 5781, 12 July 2021

Medical Equipment Lending Network for Jewish communities Starts Roll-Out Across Europe

The Chesed project established by the European Rabbinical Centre and the European Jewish Association is in response to the pressing needs in various Jewish communities because of Covid.

28 Tammuz 5781, 28 Tammuz 5781, 8 July 2021

A Mass Grave Was Erected in the Rovno District

The “Rabbinical Centre of Europe” Persists in establishing it’s ‘mass grave project’ for Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust ∙ The graves were located with the help of local historians and elderly people who witnessed the massacre.

27 Tammuz 5781, 27 Tammuz 5781, 7 July 2021

The Professional Forum for European Rabbis Concludes in Odessa

Detailed discussions on the pandemic in the Jewish community and its wide range of implications in all areas and aspects were the focus of the Conference.

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.

1 Nisan 5781, 1 Nisan 5781, 14 March 2021

The Chief Rabbi of Israel to the European Rabbis: ” We will sell the chametz of European Jews even for those who aren’t aware of us doing so.”

The RCE conducted a practical Halacha class as part of their Shiurim channel, on the topic of Erev Pesach falling on Shabbat.

12 Adar 5781, 12 Adar 5781, 24 February 2021

PURIM PROJECT: Over 100,000 ‘Mishlochei Manot’ were sent to Europe Communities

The ‘Mishlochei Manot’ were packaged by the ‘Rabbinical Centre of Europe’ and were distributed by Rabbis of the Jewish communities throughout Europe.

2 Adar 5781, 2 Adar 5781, 14 February 2021

OBM: Hagaon Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik

61 illustrious years as the Shaliach for the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Rabbi of the ‘ Ohel Yakov’ community in Milan were faithfully served by Rabbi Gershon Mendel Garelik. On Shabbat Shkalim, his sudden passing at the ripe age of 88 left a rich legacy of activity and institutions such as the foundation of the RCE 21 years ago.

29 Shevat 5781, 29 Shevat 5781, 11 February 2021

Hearing Megillah By ‘ZOOM’ Does it Fulfil the Halachic Obligation?

European Rabbis referred the question to the Director General of the RCE Rabbi Arie Goldberg, who transferred the question to The Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef for his decision.
Many Jews in Europe have no option to participate in public Megillah reading