About

THE CENTRE

The European Jewish Community Centre, located at the European Jewish Building in the heart of the European Quarter in Brussels, is a focal point for Jewish events, services and resources at the European Union. The EJCC is a people oriented, community-driven organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of Jewish life through educational and cultural events. The centre is multi-lingual, serving the needs of government officials, diplomats, journalists and consultants to the EU.

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OUR MISSION

To promote Jewish culture in the European Union and its institutions by creating a dynamic centre for anyone interested in Jewish Culture, nourishing a community in all its diversity. To strengthen Jewish identity, nurturing a meaningful Jewish life with an eye on progress, and consistent with today’s world.

PROGRAMMES

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES

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We promote tolerance through education and understanding. What better way to a more peaceful world! We offer a template of mostly interesting conferences and learning courses on Judaism and Hebrew language, for children and adults alike. EJCC aims to promote tolerance through education and understanding by organizing conferences and learning courses on Judaism and Hebrew language, for children and adults, The regular courses proposed by EJCC are:
European Jewish Sunday School (for children from 3 years old)
EULPAN: Hebrew lessons for students of all levels
Lunch & Learn
Private Classes on any topic

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

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Enrich your life and make new friends at our exciting social events. Create a social network in a warm and friendly environment where you can feel at home. Explore the cycle of Jewish life at our social events linked to the holiday celebrations.
EJCC facilitates networking among its members through social gatherings such as:

  • Women’s Club: a monthly get together to explore the challenges of a Jewish woman’s life.
  • Jewish Holidays Celebrations, such as Chanukah lighting, Purim party, Pesach Seder, Shavuot Torah reading, and High Holidays celebrations

CULTURAL PROGRAMMES

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Culture is a predominant part of Jewish life. Explore the great joys of Jewish culture with our extensive programmes of cinema, concerts, art gallery visits, exhibitions, and a monthly book club.

STRENGTHENING JEWISH – EU TIES

EJCC aims to strengthen ties and create bridges between the EU Institutions and Jewish values. Through diverse events, seminars and meetings in the premises of the EU institutions, officials and civil servants can discover the wealth of Judaism, as a comprehensive and inclusive role player in European culture, and the universality of its values.
The EJCC is present in the EU Institutions through the organization of all kinds of events, conferences, seminars, and meetings in the premises of the EU in order to provide more information on Jewish topics and promote Jewish culture. Throughout the years, High ranking personalities and decision makers have been attending and supported EJCC projects and events.