A tough week…reflections always worth reading from Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs.

While the world at large is rightly concerned about Russia-Ukraine, a years-long effort to save Levi has failed. Levi has been imprisoned in appalling conditions in a primitive country since 2016 just because he is Jewish. After years of attempts to free him with the mediation efforts of another country, that route has failed. I […]

Chief of European Jewish Association says Major EU Conference on Shechitah is “Too Little but not Too Late.”

Chief of European Jewish Association says Major EU Conference on Shechitah is “Too Little but not Too Late.” The European Jewish Association were participants at a major gathering in Brussels of Jewish leaders, civil society leaders, jurists, politicians and special envoys at European Commission Headquarters today. 2022 Chairman of the European Jewish Association, Rabbi Menachem […]

The EJA welcomes the ascendancy of King Charles III to the throne

As Queen Elizabeth II is laid to rest following seven decades of public service, the EJA welcomes the ascendancy of King Charles III to the throne. As Prince of Wales, Charles was a great friend of British Jewry, familiar and respectful of our faith and customs and above all deeply supportive of our communities. As […]

Although we can’t stop the least we could do is help those in need

Dear Friends, Jewish Communities in Ukraine are on the frontline. Our brothers and sisters there are danger and face an uncertain future. They need your help. Urgently. The Federation of Jewish Communities in Ukraine is doing all it can, working night and day to help the 180 communities it serves. We are asked to help […]

EUROPEAN JEWISH ASSOCIATION IN EUROPE-WIDE CAMPAIGN TO HOUSE JEWISH REFUGEES FROM UKRAINE

Initiatives connects fleeing Ukrainian Jews with Jewish homes across the continent for temporary shelter. Association is also providing pick up of clothing. As the war in Ukraine enters a second week, Europe is witnessing a huge influx of refugees fleeing Ukraine towards the West. Naturally many Ukrainian Jews are included in this surge to safety. […]