A new generation of young entrepreneurs in the field of internet and digital start-ups is growing around the world, leading the way in countless successful applications which have enormous potential. However while those motivated solely by financial gain may reap their own rewards, those with a more altruistic motivation are less often recognised. We want to cultivate a generation of talented and selfless entrepreneurs.
Promoting ‘Tikkun Olam’ is about contributing to global social harmony, whether the application enhances areas of business, education, entertainment, travel, social or leisure.
The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) is the primary rabbinical alliance in Europe uniting 700 mainstream synagogue communities in Europe and 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
The Board of Patrons advance CER programs and objectives. The Board of Patrons consists of internationally respected lay people from the Jewish community and friends of the Jewish community. Patrons are influential in business, media, and politics.
Boris Mints — President
Bart Van de Kamp
Amb. Ronald S. Lauder
Anno August Jagdfeld
Dr. Christian Hirmer
Russia / Israel
David K. Wollach
The Board of Patrons advance CER programs and objectives. The Board of Patrons consists of internationally respected lay people from the Jewish community and friends of the Jewish community. Patrons are influential in business, media, and politics and support CER with advice, political influence and financial support to pursue its mission.
Board Members may underwrite CER programs and/or contribute to the general budget, sponsor meetings, conferences and publications of the organization. Members are nominated by the CER President and advise him on political, financial and social issues, arising within the framework of the CER.
Members of the Board of Patrons receive periodical updates from the President of the CER and are invited to at least one annual gathering of the Board of Patrons, where policy and finances are discussed. Members of the Board of Patrons periodically join meetings of the CER with heads of state and political leaders.