Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis Brings Torah Message To European Jewry


jungreis“A Torah awakening has taken place throughout the length and breadth of Europe”, said Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis, founder and president of Hineni, the international Torah outreach organization. The Rebbetzin has just concluded an extensive two week speaking tour, where she spoke in eight major European cities and in Yerushalayim.

Rebbetzin Jungreis exhorted her overflowing audiences in such cities as Paris, London, Antwerp, Frankfurt, Berlin, Budapest, Bucharest and Jerusalem to seize the opportunity to return to Hashem and to a life committed to the observance of Torah. Organizers of the Rebbetzin’s speaking tour expressed sheer delight at the numbers that turned out. “Originally we had expected about 250 people to attend the Rebbetzin’s speech in Paris and over 1000 showed up. We were thrilled to find out that people came from as far as Strassbourg. The same was true for Antwerp, Belgium where the audience turnout was way larger than we anticipated. It was clear that the Rebbetzin touched the hearts and souls of each attendee as she received a wild standing ovation at the end of her lecture,” they said. Subsequent to her visit to Paris, the Rebbetzin received an e-mail from the leader of the Parisian Jewish community saying that as a result of the Rebbetzin’s words many people in the community have decided to become Shomer Shabbos.

“In these times of Chevlei Moshiach, it is Erev Shabbos for the Jewish people,” said Rebbetzin Jungreis. “Now, more than ever each Jew must re-commit themselves to return to the faith of their ancestors. The Pintele Yid (the Jewish spark) is alive and well within the soul of every Jew and that was clear to me while in Europe”, she continued.

Hineni administrators have confirmed that the Chief Rabbi of France has extended an invitation to Rebbetzin Jungreis to return to such cities as Paris, Marseille and Lyon after Succos in order to disseminate her crucial message for Jewish survival.

{Fern Sidman/ Newscenter}