// 19.12.2018 10:10 (Jerusalem)       addMake this your home page   

    CONTACT US
SITE SEARCH

  HOME     WCGJ NEWS  


Conference of European Rabbis first opened in Germany


10-12-11-2013

"Kristallnacht, seventy- five years ago, a mighty and civilized European nation decided that there is no room any longer for worship houses of a religious minority. As a result, over 600 synagogues were set on fire and destroyed in the country. This was the beginning of the war." Thus began his speech the President of the Conference of European Rabbis, Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, in a special memorial service to mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, which took place last night (Sunday) at the Bronen - Strasse site in Berlin, by the Conference of European Rabbis, the German government and the World Jewish Congress, and which concluded the first day of the 28th Conference of European Rabbis which opened yesterday, for the first time since its founding, in Germany.

Rabbi Goldschmidt addressed the topical issues: "I'm ready to take things a step further and state that the new campaign against Jewish customs in Europe is anti-Semitism of a 'politically correct' type... Marlene Rupprecht, who introduced the legislation in the Council of Europe, said explicitly that "circumcision is the dark side of the Jews."

In the moving ceremony, participants heard the first- hand testimony of a Holocaust survivor, Elie Pachler, now an elderly man about 90 years old, who as a boy, watched how the Beis Midrash where the ceremony took place, was set on fire. The man benched 'Shehechiyanu', and an eight year old boy who made aliyah from the Ukraine, sang before the large crowd "vehi she'amda". Other speakers were: Chief Rabbi of Israel, Hagaon Rabbi David Lau, president of the Zentralat of German Jews, and World Jewish Congress President, Ronald Lauder.

Germany's Interior Minister, Hans Peter Friedrich, said at the ceremony that the German government is committed that Jews will live openly and without any restrictions of preserving their rights. "The 110 thousand Jews here in Berlin are pride for us," he said. The fact that there are Neo-Nazis in Germany is a terrible thing, and the public as well as the authorities denounce them and fight against them.

A number of European political leaders, diplomats, as well as chief rabbis and other representatives of European Jewish communities were present, representatives of World Congress of Georgean Jews led by the President Mr. Gabriel Mirilashvili

10-11-2013
In the picture: WJC President Ronald S. Lauder & President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili

10-11-2013
Germany Minister of the Interior Hans-Peter Friedrich & President World Congress Of Georgian Jews (WCGJ) Gabriel Mirilashvili

10-11-2013
In the picture: President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili & Secretary General of the Council of Europe Incumbent, Thorbjшrn Jagland

10-11-2013
In the picture: Boris Mints, WJC President Ronald S. Lauder & President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili & Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow Chairman CER (Conference of European Rabbis)

10-11-2013
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel, David Lau, Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, Yitzhak Yosef, President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili & Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow Chairman CER (Conference of European Rabbis)

10-11-2013
Chief Rabbi of Kiev and all of Ukraine, Yaakov Bleich, President World Congress Of Georgian Jews (WCGJ) Gabriel Mirilashvili, Witnes Kristallnacht, Holocaust survivor, Eli Fachler

10-11-2013
In the picture: Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow Chairman CER (Conference of European Rabbis), WJC President Ronald S. Lauder, Germany Minister of the Interior Hans-Peter Friedrich & President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili

10-11-2013
Gabriel Mirilashvili, Alexander Mashkevitch, Boris Mints, Pinchas Goldschmidt, David Lau, Thorbjшrn Jagland, prezident Matanel Found, Joel Aflalo

10-11-2013

10-11-2013
In the picture: President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili , Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt of Moscow Chairman CER (Conference of European Rabbis) & Secretary General of the Council of Europe Incumbent, Thorbjørn Jagland

10-11-2013
In the picture: President WCGJ Gabriel Mirilashvili , Secretary General of the Council of Europe Incumbent, Thorbjørn Jagland & Alexander Mashkevitch

10-11-2013

10-11-2013

10-11-2013

10-11-2013

10-11-2013

10-11-2013







facebook

50, Dizengof str., Tel-Aviv 64332 Israel, Tel. 972-3-6204557 Fax. 972-3-6204573 Email: wcgjmail@gmail.com
Copyright © 2003 - 2018 GeorgianJews.org PART:3