Mixed news for the Jews in Europe

03.10.2011                      06.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

Rabbi-Konferenz:

Mixed news for the Jews in Europe

A ‘renaissance’ in Jewish life in the East, while threats to circumcision and shechita rise.

The convention of the Conference of European Rabbis was held in the Polish capital this week. It ended on Wednesday, after three days of debate and discussion among European Jewry’s leading rabbinic figures over the challenges facing their communities today.
The conference of approximately 200 rabbis from the UK to the Ukraine was the largest gathering of rabbis in Poland since the end of the Second World War, and was held amid a convivial atmosphere of clerical cooperation….