Come learn all about Jews in Luxembourg on Sunday, February 7 at 11am on Zoom! Rabbi Alexander Grodensky of the Liberal Jewish Community of Luxembourg will be our presenter.
Rabbi Grodensky was born in Dushanbe, Tajikistan and grew up in the Russian North. In 2015, he graduated from Abraham Geiger College in Berlin-Potsdam with a rabbinic ordination and from the University of Potsdam with a Master of Arts in Jewish Studies. Before joining Abraham Geiger College, Rabbi Grodensky studied in different yeshivot in Russia and Israel and was a fellow at Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Stockholm.
To participate in this next HCRJ Jews around the World series program, please RSVP to Justin at 713-782-4162 or Justin@hcrj.org!
Luxembourg – Did You Know?!
- Luxembourgers are typically tri-lingual, with the country having three official languages: German, French, and Luxembourgish or Lëtzebuergesch, which has much the same syntax and grammar as German.
- Luxembourg has the highest rate of car ownership in the world, with an average of 647 car owners for every 1,000 inhabitants. This is far from surprising when considering that nearly half of the country’s workforce are cross-border workers from Belgium, France, and Germany.
- At 998 square miles, Luxembourg is roughly the size of Rhode Island.