Chabad of Antwerp  aims to:

1. Enhance the Jewish Community of Antwerp and beyond , by
    promoting Jewish pride, celebration and education; 

2. Create a dynamic, family oriented centre, where every Jew
    will feel welcome to worship, learn and experience their heritage,
    in a nonjudgmental and friendly atmosphere;

3. Provide for the spiritual and material needs of every individual
    in the community - regardless of background or affiliation -
    with unconditional love and concern.


Motivated by a profound love for every Jew and spurred by a boundless optimism,  Chabad of Antwerp  sets into motion a dazzling array of programs and services to serve Jews from all walks of life.

Chabad-Lubavitch  is the world’s largest Jewish educational and outreach organization. A vibrant force in Jewish life, its activities touch the lives of millions of Jews. With approximately 3,300 centers and institutions worldwide, there is not a major city in the world that does not have a permanent Chabad-Lubavitch presence.

‘Chabad’  is an acronym for the Hebrew words Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge. It is the mission of Chabad to bring the beauty of Judaism to every Jew in a way that he or she can relate to it, in his or her own understanding and personal life.

‘Lubavitch’  is the name of the town in White-Russia which was the seat of the Movement for several generations. It is taken from the Russian words meaning, “city of brotherly love”. The Lubavitch philosophy is based on unconditional love and acceptance of all people, and recognition of the uniqueness of each individual.

Through its educational, social, and religious services Chabad of Antwerp enriching the lives of as many Jews as possible.


Location - Antwerp, Belgium

Brussels the capital of Belgium, is considered the heart of Europe. It hosts the European Union , the official seats of the  European Commission , the  Council of the European Union , as well as a seat of the  European Parliament . T he headquarters of many major international organizations, such as  NATO are situated in Brussels .

What makes Antwerp unique?

A round the 16th century, Antwerp was Europe's richest city and one of the wealthiest and most influential cities in the world. Today as well , Antwerp is  one of the most culturally diverse and most fascinating cities in Europe, probably best known as the diamond capital of the world . The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking second in Europe and within the top 20 globally. Antwerp’s Jewish community has rebounded since the 2nd world war to become a major European centre of  Orthodox Judaism . There are around 2 5 ,000 Jew s living in Antwerp . With its signature warmth Antwerp is truly unique and inviting.