27.07.2011 25.Tammus, 5771
Rabbinical group seeks to fortify communal ties in Europe
Federation of Jewish religious leaders in Europe announces plan to fund chain of Jewish kindergartens in communities which do not already have such facilities.
The Conference of European Rabbis has announced a new initiative to strengthen communal ties in small Jewish communities across the continent. At a conference held earlier this month in Rome for young European rabbis, the CER – a federation of Jewish religious leaders in Europe – announced that it will fund a chain of Jewish kindergartens in communities which do not already have such facilities.
“This is about providing the most basic building block for Jewish community life,” new CER President Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt said, adding that it is imperative thatcommunities have the resources to provide an educational structure that can impart traditional Jewish values….