Innovate Peace.

Repairing The World by Doing Good.

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Winners attend an all expense paid trip to the annual gala presentation evening, held in a European Capital meeting parliamentarians, dignitaries, and CER members. Be there.

Repair The World

CER focuses on rewarding those using tools of new generations in the best ways. By acting in accordance with the Jewish principle of ‘Tikkun Olam’ – they are ‘Repairing The World.’
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Higher Purpose

A new generation of young entrepreneurs grows around the world. Those whose mission is to solve problems with an altruistic motivation are less often recognised. Our award is for them.
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Reward The Best

CER and its extensive European network with dozens & dozens of open doors, supports the work of these people in industries from business, leisure, travel, education to entertainment.
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THE CERprize 2016

Gala Event Munich, Germany

January 15, 2017

Guest of Honor

Angela Merkel

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The Conference of European Rabbis  recognizes the importance tech and innovation is in today’s society. Therefore by rewarding, supporting these projects annually, the CER  is investing in the good of the future of our world. Enter your mission and  you can win the First Prize of €26,000 cash or one of the two €18,000 cash runner-up prizes. We measure success by the amount of good you’re doing in the world.

CER Judging Panel

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Steffi

Czerny

Ms Czerny is Managing Director of DLD Media and co-founder of DLD Conference as well as its global spin-offs like DLDwomen, DLD Tel Aviv, DLDcities, DLDnyc and DLDsummer. She owns the state medal for special merits to the Bavarian economy (2014) and the “Europa-Medaille” for special merits to Bavaria in a united Europe (2015).

Steffi has followed developments in the digital world for over 20 years and focuses on developing branding and communication initiatives.

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Pinchas

Goldschmidt

Goldschmidt is President of CER, The Conference of European Rabbis, and Chief Rabbi of Moscow. Elected CER’s President in July 2011, the fourth President of CER in 54 years, he is the first to hold the post outside Western Europe.

Goldschmidt is the spiritual leader of the Moscow Choral Synagogue, the head of the Rabbinical court of the (CIS) Commonwealth of Independent States and is an officer of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC). Goldschmidt represents the Russian Jewish community politically as well.

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Leonid

Solovyev

Mr. Solovyev is COO at Global Advisors LLC (DST Global) Mr. Solovyev joined FD Russia & CIS in 2006 and has led the Moscow-based regional practice since 2007.

Leonid is a strategic thinker, team driver and strong leader. He sees further than anybody else and has complex global approach in strategy communications development.

About Conference of European Rabbis

The Conference of European Rabbis

The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) is the primary rabbinical alliance in Europe uniting 700 mainstream synagogue communities in Europe.

CER was founded in 1956 to revive destroyed European Jewish communities by British Chief Rabbi Sir Israel Brodie supported by the Chief Rabbis of France, Jacob Kaplan, Amsterdam, Aharon Schuster and the British Sephardic spiritual leader, Hacham Gaon.

The first conference took place in 1957 in Amsterdam. Visit the website of the Conference of European Rabbis @ www.rabbiscer.org

Religious Rights of

Jews in Europe

CER defends the religious rights of Jews in Europe, and has become the voice of Judaism for the European continent. It has been involved in defending the rights of Jews to slaughter animals according to Jewish law and for Jews to circumcise their children.

CER also functions as a collegial rabbinical authority, certifying the validity of conversions & kashruth and other rabbinical legal decisions. CER has helped facilitate communities with problems including Kashrut, conversion, divorce, Rabbinical recruitment, and others.

Members

Standing Committee

Run by a Standing Committee of 35 members meeting twice a year, in a European capital and conduct internal deliberations, Jewish community visits and political meetings with government leaders and officials.

The Standing Committee members are Chief Rabbis of European countries and its most important cities along with the senior rabbinical judges. The general convention of the Rabbinate convenes once every two years to discuss matters of great importance to the global Jewish community.

Conference

Leadership

CER President

Pinchas Goldschmidt

Chief Rabbi of Moscow

Presidium Chairman

Joseph Sitruk

Former CER President

Former Chief Rabbi of France

Associate President

Lord Dr. Jonathan Sacks

Chief Rabbi of Great Britain

Previous CER President

Lord Dr Immanuel Jacobovits

Chief Rabbi of Great Britain

2001 - 2011 Executive Director

Rabbi Aba Dunner

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