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Join us for a lunch talk with Efraim Kahn in honour of Tu B’shvat: “The juicy side of fruits…”: From scriptures to kabbala to poetry, fruits are commonly used as metaphors. Come explore some exciting and less known such uses in a juicy Tu Bishvat class !
We would like to invite you to a conference with political and religious leaders at the European Parliament co-organised by the EJCC and the EPP Working Group Intercultural and Religious Dialogue on: “Creating a New Narrative of Tolerance: The case of religious diversity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)”. Opening remarks and welcome messages: György Hölvényi MEP and Jan Olbrycht MEP, Co-Chairmen of the WG Mairead McGuinness MEP, First Vice-president of the European Parliament, Responsible for Article 17 TFE (tbc)…
The holiday of Purim celebrates the rescue of the Jewish people from Haman’s plan to annihilate them, as is recounted in the Book of Esther. Yet, a closer look at the text, suggests that Purim is also a celebration of something else: the Jewish people’s condition in Exile.
EJCC and the European Synagogue are happy to invite you to a Conference and Shabbat dinner with Dr. Serge Gozlan, Psychiatrist, and head of the therapeutic centre for cognitive and behavioural therapy. Dr. Gozlan will give us an introduction to cognitive therapy and its effects on reducing stress and anxiety. 18:00 Kabbalat Shabbat 18:30 Dinner & Talk Participation: 25€ per person to EJCC -IBAN: BE10 3631 6154 0204
Bring your children to their favorite holiday! Let them pick their favorites costumes so they have fun and come to get special Purim gifts. We have prepared an amazing programme for all children so they can get back home not too late, well fed and happy! 18:00 Dinner 18:30 Musical Workshop 19:00 Purim Gifts distribution 19:11 Meguilla Reading 15 Euro per kids, please transfer to EJCC account – IBAN: BE10 3631 6154 0204 or use PayPal: https://www.ejcc.eu/donation/
Yes Purim is the most joyful holiday for adults too! Join the Meguilla reading and a delicious dinner, then be part of the most exciting Drums concert with James! Looking forward to much fun, noise and harmony,
Join us to the Meguillah reading followed by a fascinating conference and a delicious Purim lunch. We will talk about the last and final Israeli election and the deal of the century.
From now on, all our lessons will be free of charge and available to everyone online and live via a link we will provide to you. Hebrew lessons Beginners: Mondays, 12:30 – 14:00 Intermediate 1: Thursday, 12:15 – 13:15 Intermediate 2: Thursday, 13:15 – 14:15 Advanced, Friday 12:30 – 14:00 Talmud: Tuesdays, 13:00 – 14:00 Tradition of Shabbat: Wednesdays, 13:00 – 14:00 Pessach course for women: Thursdays, 13:00 – 14:00 Sunday School: Sunday, March 29, 10:45 – 12:45 / Age…
Do you feel like re-discovering the Pesach holiday? Join us at the Jewish Museum with your family for a unique Matza Bake, Test your knowledge in a Kahoot game, and last but not least, Taste our delicious Matza balls soup. Pesach reminds us of our exodus from Egypt, and our journey to freedom, something we cannot miss! Children and adults are invited. All exhibitions at the Museum will be open as well: “Superheroes Never Die. Comics and Jewish Memories », « Horizontal…
Sing, Cook, Bake and Decorate your house for Shavuot with hundreds of other women from the comfort of your home using a zoomlink or on facebooklive. The MegaChallaBake team has prepared for you a great programme with live music by Saguit, Cooking demo by Simona and Guila, and flower deco with Pierre. Register on the link below to receive the list of ingredients ahead of time and the zoom link to connect.
The EJCC and the Jewish Museum are pleased to invite you to the traditional New Year’s Cocktail at the Jewish Museum of Belgium, in the presence of and under the patronage of Philippe Close, Brussels Bourgmestre and Mrs. Barbara Cuglietta Director of the Museum. The purpose of this gathering is to introduce Rosh Hashana to a wider audience, emphasizing on the universal nature of the festival and its teachings that are more relevant than ever. In a world that is always faster, Rosh Hashanah…
Bake the most delicious Rosh hashanah goodies with Genie Milgrom, in the comfort of your home via a zoom link together with people from all over the world. Genie Milgrom is a Miami based author, born and raised catholic, famous worldwide for her capacity to retrace the genealogy of her 15 grandmothers up to the first Jewish one who was forced to convert during the inquisition. Her latest book, Recipes of My 15 Grandmothers, is based on a recipe book she found recently, hidden…
Start the New Year in a high note at the Rosh Hashanah dinner, celebrate this special moment, with delicious traditional foods, great camaraderie and inspiration for all. The dinner will follow social distance guidelines and is open to a limited amount of participants who will register and pay ahead of time. Fee: 40 Euros adults – 20 Euros children – 90 Euros Sponsor. Account # BE10 3631 6154 0204.
This year we want YOU ALL to be able to hear Shofar in safe way; therefore we will have three open-air meeting points during the day in which we will sound the shofar. You can come at the Synagogue from 11:00 on, to hear it during services. But you can also join us at the Guinguette at Parc Cinquantenaire between 13:30 and 15:30, or just pop in at parc leopold for a tashlich ceremony and one last blow at 18:00.
Join us for a drink, refreshments and Shofar in open-air and under the roof of “The Guinguette Bar” to celebrate together new beginnings and to wish each other a Happy New Year!
We have the honour of inviting you at the upcoming Jewish New Year – Rosh Hashanah reception on Tuesday 29 September 2020 at 18:00 – Froissart 109, Brussels. Special guests will include Vice-President of the European Commission, H.E. Margaritis Schinas and First Vice-President of the European Parliament MEP Mairead McGuinness. Please note places are limited due to the social distancing regulations, so kindly RSVP as soon as possible at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sukkot at your place Last but not least, if for some reason, you cannot come to us, we will be happy to come to you and facilitate you with meaningful holidays in the comfort of your home. Reach out to us: email@example.com
What better way to get together than by seating in an open air dinner these days? Our 200m2 Sukka with an organic roof made of natural branches, a breeze of fresh Brussels air, and even a few drops of rain if you behave well, will give us a beautiful set up for a socially distanced, safe Shabbat Sukkot delicious dinner. Join us on Shabbat october 2, prayer services at 19:00 will be followed by dinner at 19:30. REGISTRATIONS MANDATORY. This meal is open to…
The Ohel Eliezer – European Synagogue will organize the Prayer Services during the whole festival. Following the prayer services, lunches will be served at 12:30 under the Sukkah on Oct. 03,04,10 and 11
Sukka Party for kidzzzzz, eat lunch, build your edible Sukka and shake all 4 species.
This year, we have decided that we will not give up on joyful events, we will just make them safe for children and adults alike so we can draw strength and joy from each other, and not miss the highlights of the holidays of Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The European Centre for Jewish Students, EJCC and the European Synagogue are happy to invite you to a new dance: “Dance with the Torah- Covid Style”, it will surely be creative, innovative yet safe for all.…
Happiness – How do you find it? Where do you find it? Do you lose it? How can you keep it? Join this exclusive European wide talk with Rabi YY Schochet that is guaranteed to leave you uplifted and inspired.
It is this time of the year that everyone is looking forward to: The Mega Challa Baka Brussels! Last year this event brought together over 600 women at the Wilchers hotel for an unforgettable evening of immense joy and companionship, baking over 600kg of Challot together. This year will not be missed for no pandemic reason, we hope to gather over 1000 of you to bake Challot from the comfort of your own home. We have put together an amazing and…
We are grateful to announce that the yearly Eurochanukah celebration on Rond-Point Schuman will happen again this year. Given the current situation, it will be broadcasted only. We would like to thank the European Commission and the city of Brussels for their support, presence and encouragement. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen will honor us this year with the lighting of the Shamash candle in the 5 metres high Euro-Menora on Rond Point Schuman. Bourgmestre of Brussels, Mr. Philippe…
Dear parents, Many of you have reached out to us regarding organising safe programmes for families. So in honor of Tu B’shevat we are happy to invite you to an outdoor activity that is designed in accordance to the social restrictions: a Tu B’shevat Walk in the forest! We will all meet at 14:30 @ Avenue des Pins Noirs 20,1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre https://maps.app.goo.gl/AoSf8L1yxEdKi3rW9 You will be given a map with a track to do together with your family. On your way,…
Regina Sluszny, who is today the President of the forum of Jewish organisations, was born in 1939 and has been hidden during the war by an adoptive family. Regina will honor us by zooming with us and by counting us the beautiful, yet sad story of her survival. This story is compatible for children and adults alike.
We are preparing Purim gifts for you so you can celebrate from the comfort of your couch! You cannot leave your home and wish to have the package delivered at your door, it will be our pleasure to bring it to you.
We are preparing Purim gifts for you so you can celebrate from the comfort of your couch! You can come pick it up in the Schuman area everyday (Mon-Thur.) from 10:00 to 16:00.
We are preparing Purim gifts for you so you can celebrate from the comfort of your couch! You wish to volunteer to bring Purim packages at people’s home, thank you so much..
Thursday, February, 25 ZOOM: 18:30-20:00 Join us for a unique Purim Party by Zoom! Dress up with a fun costume, put on a funny hat, or funky make up; open your zoom at 18:30 and you will be part of a free raffle filled with gifts for adults and children a like. Together we will read the Megillah, play Purim games, and celebrate together. If you wish to receive the zoom link and a gentle reminder, Register Here: Purim Sameach
You cannot leave your home and wish to have the gift delivered at your door, it will be our pleasure to bring it to you.
You can make this world a better place by reaching out to those mostly isolated, and delivering Pesach gifts. The few minutes spent at those door steps will enhance your and there day! Tell us when you are available and we will make sure all is ready.
You can come pick it up at 22 Rue du cornet on Wednesday, March 17 from 10:00-16:00 at 22 Rue du Cornet and Thursday march 18 from 10:00 to 16:00 at 22 Rue du Cornet.
Do you feel like re-discovering the Pesach holiday? Bring your children at the Jewish Museum for a unique Matza Bake! Pesach reminds us of our exodus from Egypt, and our journey to freedom, something we cannot miss! The activity is limited to children up to 12 years old. The museum is open to adults. All exhibitions at the Museum will be open as well: “Assaf Shoshan. Home», « Kurt Lewy. Towards Abstraction», « Traditions. Un Regard sur nos collections »…
Their is nothing nicer than a walk in the forest to enjoy the most beautiful flowers blooming together with friends and family. Join us on a Lag Baomer outing, discover more about the story of the the 33rd day of the Omer while walking and enjoying the beautiful nature. This walk is easy and can suit children and adults alike.
You can come pick it up at 22 Rue du cornet on Wednesday, May 12 from 10:00-16:00 at 22 Rue du Cornet and Thursday, May 13 from 10:00 to 16:00 at 22 Rue du Cornet.
You cannot leave your home and wish to have the gift delivered at your door, it will be our pleasure to bring it to you.
You can make this world a better place by reaching out to those mostly isolated, and delivering Shavuot gifts. The few minutes spent at those door steps will enhance your and there day! Tell us when you are available and we will make sure all is ready.
Join us for the reading of the 10 commandments at the Ohel Eliezer – European Synagogue. Inorder to accommodate everyone’s schedule and follow guidelines, we will organise 3 different readings at 11:00, 13:00, or 17:00. Seats will be limited according to regulation in place. Registration Mandatory