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European Parliament, Room JAN6Q1 Join us for a Movie screening of ” Fierce Light” – When Spirit Meets Action” followed by discussion in the European Parliament. This event is co-organised with the EPP Intercultural Dialogue Group, The Chapel for Europe, the EJCC and the members of the Hope Network. Meet us for registration in the Spinelli entrance of the European Parliament at 16:00. Watch the trailer: https://youtu.be/yh5Qvv3UIEg
In honor of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, EJCC and the European Synagogue we organise a Confernce and Shabbat dinner with Prof. Thomas Gergely, Professor at ULB and director of the Martin Buber Judaism studies institute. Pr. Gergely will explore the diverse ways of understanding tragedy in a post-war era by our contemporary Jewish thinkers. The lecture will be followed by Shabbat dinner. 18:00 Kabbalat Shabbat 18:30 Conference 19:30 Dinner Participation: 25€ per person to EJCC -IBAN: BE10 3631 6154…
We are honored and privileged to host Alberto Israel, Holocaust Survivor, who will share with us his testimony. After trying for 50 years to bury the Holocaust in the most remote corners of his memory, Alberto Israel finally agreed to return to the scene of his martyrdom and testify. He returned to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1995 where he collapsed and burst into sobs. “I never cried during my detention, even when my parents were taken to the gas chamber,” he said.…
The 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees. Commonly known as Tu B’shvat, this day marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle. We mark this festival by eating fruits, planting trees, but also by taking this opportunity to think of our relationship with mother nature and our way to care for it. This year…
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 !