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Join us at the Ohel Eliezer Synagogue, prayers will be followed by a lecture and a lunch, all are welcome. Register below
Unesco vote on Jerusalem – How did we get there? Yes, this is the question we find in every mouth! join us for a talk with Alex Benjamin, Director of Europe-Israel Public Affairs, followed by a Shabbat dinner where adults and children are welcome to join. Suggested contribution: 18 Euro BE10 3631 6154 0204 Register below
Ms. Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality and the European Jewish Community Centre are happy to invite you to EuroChanukah at the Berlaymont on Wednesday, December 7th at 12:30 to 14:00. Falling just a few days before the International Human Rights Day, we will dedicate this event to a man who has devoted his life to sharing his own light to better the world, Mr. Elie Wiesel. Together with representatives of Human Rights organisations and the Elie Wiesel Institute, we…
We are pleased to invite you to celebrate Chanukah with a special piano concert in a festive atmosphere with world renowned singer Rami Kleinshtein, with the presence of Israeli Ambassador to Belgium. A special activity for kids will be organized. Light refreshments will be served. Register here: https://goo.gl/2emwE7 For more details contact: Michal Zilberberg: 047-2336859 firstname.lastname@example.org On behalf of Rabbi Menachem & Chani Margolin
Join us for a talk with Rami Sherman who served in 1976 in the IDF’s Navy Seal during the “Entebbe Operation”, as Yoni Netanyahu’s Operations Officer. Talk will be followed by Services and walking dinner. Suggested contribution: 18 Euro
We invite you to join us for a Shabbat February 4th, for a lunch and talk on “Leadership, Continuity and Innovation” with special guest from the US Rabbi Yisroel Deren, regional director of the Chabad Lubavitch of Western and Southern New England. Shabbat prayers will take place at 10:00 and will be followed by the talk and lunch 12:00. Register here
Join us at the Purim celebration for the whole family with a special Magic Show for adults, following the reading of the Megillah. A delicious standing dinner will be served. A special party for kids will take place simultaneously. Come with your masks!! And don’t miss our costume contest and grand raffle drawing!
Join us for a delicious Purim brunch for adults and children, followed by Meguillah reading and discussion. Send your contribution to: BE10 3631 6154 0204 Looking forward to celebrating with you. Happy Purim EJCC Team
On 22 March 2017 we will gather for an event of Solidarity and Memory by recognising the initiative of the civil society who strives for a better tomorrow, and saluting projects that came to realization this past year. Yvan Mayeur, Brussels Mayor, will honor us with his presence, together with other members of the European Parliament and European Commission.
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is coming up in March. To mark this important day, the EJCC is pleased and proud to announce that it is a partner in the third edition of Brussels Play 4 Peace at Tour & Taxis on Sunday 26th March 2017, with the aim of promoting tolerance, peace and sharing by sport. The event is organized under the patronage of Unesco, and with the support of the King Baudouin Foundation. Some 30…
Monday April 10 20:00 Tuesday April 11 20:00 Join us for an unforgettable Freedom Experience during the two Seder nights in our premises; the Sedarim will take place on April 10th and 11th. A special “Seder for Kids” will be organised all through the evening. The Hagada will be recited by the participants in Hebrew, French or English and commented by Rabbi Avi Tawil with delightful insights and anecdotes. Seder Fee: 90 Euros Sponsors – 45 Euros Adults – 25 Euros Children under 12 years…
We would like to invite all women for an morning coffee of lively and informative discussion. Mrs. Stéphanie Lecesne from CEJI will present a workshop on the role of Jewish, Muslim and Christian women in a modern world. Looking forward to see you!
The EJCC and the European Synagogue would like to invite you to the Shavuot celebration. Every year on the holiday of Shavuot we celebrate the Torah, the millenary heritage that brought awareness of justice, peace and freedom to the world. For the occasion, the reading of the Ten Commandments will take place and will be followed by a delicious dairy lunch.
We would like to invite you to participate in a dialogue lunch with youth from different religious and social background on Sunday 25 June 2017 11:30 to 14:30 at 109 Rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels. The goal of this meeting is to build bridges and to foster understanding in the young generation of divers groups in Brussels. We strongly believe that one of the best ways of stimulating empathy and mutual respect is simply by seating together. This activity is organized by:…
Jerusalem – How to Become a Major Hi-Tech Hub in 5 Years! Thursday 29th June 2017 Panel exchange of views 11am-13 noon, Room A1H1 JLM Tech Market – Place Luxembourg from 6.30pm Jerusalem – the name conjures up images as old as time itself. And yet this 3000 year old city has, in the space of 5 years, become a high-tech hub and global leader in fostering tech-companies, accelerators and incubators. On Thursday 29th June The European Jewish Association, in…
Saturday, September 16th 12:30 Lunch talk with Rabbi Doctor Daniel Hershkowitz, President of Bar Ilan University and former Minister of Science and Technology. Join us at the European Synagogue for a lunch and talk on Behind the scenes of Israel’s space and science program. Shabbat services: 10:00 Lunch & Talk: 12:30
In honor of Rosh Hashana, the European Synagogue and the EJCC, would like to invite you to a L’Chayim cocktail. Following the sounding of the Shofar , join us for a buffet-lunch and for the traditional Shana Tova wishes. Suggested contribution of 18 Euro to Account # BE10 36 161540204
Welcome the New Year at the Rosh Hashanah dinner with our guest of honour, Deputy Chief of U.S. Mission to the EU Mr. Adam Shub. Celebrate this special moment, with delicious traditional foods, great camaraderie and inspiration for all. Capture the spirit with family and friends at this unique and memorable Community Dinner. Fee: 40 Euros adults – 20 Euros children – 90 Euros Sponsor. Account # BE10 36 161540204.
First Vice-President Mairead McGuinness, EJA and EJCC are honoured to invite you to celebrate the Jewish New Year at the European Parliament under the patronage and in the presence of First Vice-President herself. The event will feature a presentation on the rebirth of the Estonian Jewish Community and will also be addressed by H.E Kaja Tael, Estonian Ambassador to the EU.
NEW EUlpan Cycle – Thursday, September 28th Level evaluation session 12:15-12:45 followed by beginner level lesson 12:45-14:15 A new season of EUlpan – Hebrew Classes in the European Quarter will open this term! Our Hebrew teacher, Maayan Smith, will meet all the new students for a level evaluation session that is free of charge and does not engage you to subscribe to the course. All lessons will be given at lunch time. Beginners will meet every Thursday, and Advanced every…
Yom Kippur Prayer services will be organised by the European Synagogue-Ohel Eliezer and will take place at the Sofitel Hotel-Jourdan. Hotel rooms are available for the price of 100 Euro a night. Friday, September 29th 18:30 – Welcome and candle lighting followed by Kol Nidrei at 19:10 Saturday, September 30th : 9:00 – 13:30 Morning prayers followed by a break,17:30 -20:11 Afternoon prayers followed by havdala and “break the fast cocktail”. Shana Tova!
In Run For Peace we bring together people from diverse cultural and social groups to foster coexistence and respect in society through fun and a healthy lifestyle. Come run with us 5km! You don’t need to be an experienced runner. The only thing you need to bring is a pair of sneakers and a fun spirit. See you on 1st of October at 8:50 under the Arcade du Cinquantenaire at the Brussels Marathon event! Register here: http://www.sport.be/brusselsmarathon/2017/en/inschrijven/ Don’t forget to…
Join us to celebrate the colorful and joyous 8-days- festival of Sukkot, which begins on the eve of Wednesday, October 4th Â throughout 8 days till Simchat Torah on the eve of October 12 and 13. The Ohel Eliezer – European Synagogue will organize the Prayer Services during the whole festival. Following the prayer services, lunches will be served at 12:45 under the Sukkah on Oct. 5-6-7and12.
Come and Dance with the Torah in honour of Simchat Torah at the European Synagogue-Ohel Eliezer on 109 Rue Froissart. Over the years, this has become the yearly celebration for the young and not so young to gather and dance till the wee hours of the day! All services will be followed by cocktails. This year, Simchat Torah will fall from the eve of Oct. 23 till Oct. 25.
“Promote Peace and Cultivate friendship” Join us to the third Interconvictional Women’s activity. The theme of the gathering will be: The woman’s role in a today’s society
EJCC is happy to launch its first After Work event at Café Luxembourg this coming Thursday. LE SOIR correspondent for Catalonia – Grégoire Comhaire – will give you clarity on what is going on in Catalonia and its repercussions on Spain and the EU. First Beer on us!
An opportunity for Jewish, Muslim, Catholic and atheist women to open up to each other and talk frankly about each other’s culture and traditions. This dialogue group will be moderated by Stephanie Lecesne, professional trainer from CEJI. A baking show by a Moroccan baker will open the event and to connect women. All the food prepared during the event will be distributed to people in need.
Chanukah will fall this year from the eve of December 12th to December 20th. Join us, this year again, to light the first candle of Chanukah on Rond-Point Schuman. The lighting will be followed by a Chanukah party, a concert from Hasidance and a delicious buffet; all under a warm a gorgeous tent planted on Rond Point Schuman by Schuman Square!Looking forward to celebrating Chanukah with all of you,
A special program for children and their parents will take place on Sunday, December 17 from 11:00 to 13:00. Lots of fun activities, Sufganiyot, Latkes, Chanukah stories and songs. Fee: 15 euro/ child Address given upon request RSVP: email@example.com
If you are between 14 and 17 years old, join us for a special chanukah program for teenagers: chanukah Cooking show & live music. Cteen is an international program for teenagers which provides a nurturing environment where teens can learn about themselves through giving to others, identify with individuals who share the same faith, and be part of a group that focuses on building positive core values. Address given upon request Register by firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, December 19 @ 18:00 – Berlaymont EC Mr. Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs, and the EJCC are honored to invite you to EuroChanukah at the Berlaymont on Tuesday, December 19th 18:00 to 19:30. We will dedicate this event to a woman who, despite the horrors she went through, has devoted her life to sharing her own light to better the world, Mrs. Simone Veil, Turning grief into action. Together with members of the EP, representatives of the Human…