Hebrew School and Refugees



The Hebrew School is making a point of reaching out to the broader community.


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IJC Profile Ilana Sumka



Ilana Sumka makes the hour and a half journey to the IJC from her home in Loppem, near Bruges in West Flanders. She may live far away, but her impact on IJC’s religious and adult educational activities is wide-reaching and significant.


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Fun Sukkot with Beth Hillel


On September 27, the IJC held a very successful joint service with Beth Hillel to celebrate Sukkot. For the first time ever, Rabbi Ira and Beth Hillel’s Rabbi Marc Neiger were both present,leading the Sukkot service and celebrations in English and French.


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Shabbat Services News


Monthly service in central Brussels 

Mark your Calendars! To be more accessible, we are moving one Friday night service a month into central Brussels!


On Friday nights: 22 January, 5 February and 25 March, we will hold Kabbalat Shabbat followed by a wonderful potluck dinner at a location in town. 


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LGBT group launches in Brussels



It’s time for rainbow Jews in and around Brussels to get together! A few enthusiasts have decided to launch an initiative similar to ones already existing in France, the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.


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Study / Volunteer Opportunity in Jerusalem




Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim- is a new 5 month volunteer experience based in Jerusalem that directly engages with the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the core value of self-determination for all peoples. They are currently seeking applicants between the ages of 21-28 for their spring 2016 intake.


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New! IJC Profile --Maayan Smith


Maayan is a familiar face at IJC as a Hebrew School teacher. But his background and path to IJC is anything but familiar. Born and raised in Jerusalem by his American father and his Israeli kibbutz-born mother, his first and abiding passion has been music.


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