A delegation from the European Jewish Association met with newly appointed Prime Minister Dritan Abazović and Minister of Justice Marko Marko Kovač

Podgorica, Montenegro. This morning (17 May), a delegation from the European Jewish Association met with newly appointed Prime Minister Dritan Abazović and Minister of Justice Marko Marko Kovač and representatives of the Prime Minister’s office including his Foreign Policy Adviser Mr Dorde Radulovic. The EJA Delegation headed by Chairman Rabbi Menachem Margolin, was organised by […]

"אנחנו כאן כדי להבטיח שזכר קורבנות השואה ימשיך לבהוק לעד"

יום השואה הבינלאומי חל אומנם בינואר, אך בערב יום השואה בישראל, יצא איגוד הארגונים היהודיים באירופה (EJA) במבצע נרחב למירוק 458 אבני הנגף שהוטבעו במדרכות בריסל בירת בלגיה, אל מול בתים שמהם נשלחו יהודים למחנות ההשמדה. יו"ר איגוד הארגונים היהודים באירופה (EJA), הרב מנחם מרגולין: "אנו נחושים, להנציח את זיכרון השואה לאור הקיטוב הגובר בחברה, […]

New Jewish European campaign seeks to house Jewish refugees from Ukraine

“The history of the Jewish people is one of displacement, either because of pogrom or war,” said Rabbi Menachem Margolin, EJA chairman. “We are only too aware of what it means to be forced to up and leave at a moment’s notice. In almost every one of our communities you will hear such stories. We, […]

EJA Mega Passover Project:

Pesach is approaching and we are happy to announce that our Matzah Handout for the community has begun.

2,000 people participate in the 'Never again, Thessaloniki – Auschwitz' march

To commemorate the first deportation train with 2,800 Jews from Thessaloniki, 79 years ago, the Jewish Community together with the Municipality, the European March of the Living Network and three local universities organized this Sunday, a joint silent memorial march. More than 2,000 people led by the Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulo, the European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, […]

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. The Rabbinical Centre of Europe (RCE) held a kashrut conference with the participation of almost 100 rabbis and leaders of the prominent kosher organizations in Europe. The three-day […]

MakeTheirMemoryShine’: clean-up operation of ‘Stolpersteine’ in Brussels ahead of Yom HaShoah

”This clean-up operation is a continuation of the international student-led ‘’Make Their Memory Shine movement,’’ aiming to clean all Stolpersteine in Europe through an intercultural and educational environment. This massive operation will be aided by dozens of individuals from all walks of life alongside a social media awareness campaign under #MakeTheirMemoryShine.   Ahead of Yom […]

Volunteers aim to clean all Holocaust memorial plaques in Brussels ahead of Yom HaShoah

Volunteers are aiming to clean all 458 Stolpersteine (or “Stumbling Stones”) in Brussels ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which starts on Wednesday evening. The student-led organisation ‘Make Their Memory Shine’ has organised teams of volunteers from all walks to life to join them in cleaning the stones laid across the Belgian capital. A Stolpersteine is a […]