Nederlands Israëlitische Gemeente Den Haag

The Dutch Israelite Religious Community of The Hague (Dutch: Nederlands Israëlitische Gemeente Den Haag; NIG Den Haag) is the Ashkenazi Orthodox Jewish community in The Hague and is a member of the Nederlands-Israëlitisch Kerkgenootschap (English: Dutch Israelite Religious Community) (NIK).[2]

Nederlands Israëlitische Gemeente Den Haag (NIG Den Haag)
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NIG Den Haag logo
Founded1700[1]
Founded atThe Hague, Netherlands
PurposeAshkenazi Orthodox Jewish community in The Hague.
HeadquartersThe Hague, Netherlands
Region
South Holland
Rabbi
Shmuel Katzman
Parent organization
Nederlands Israëlitisch Kerkgenootschap
Websitejoodsdenhaag.nl

The community has two synagogues, one in Scheveningen and one in The Hague. There is also a mikveh, a community centre CHAJ, educational facilities and a library. In The Hague there are also three Jewish cemeteries.[3]

ActivitiesEdit

NIG Community The Hague is a Jewish Orthodox community which holds regular Shabbat activities as well as Jewish festivals year-round. There are educational activities for all age groups and cultural meetings at the CHAJ centre.[4]

Notable figuresEdit

Rabbi Shaul Hager Halevi a world wide influential Rabbi who lived in the 18th century and was known even in the far east.[5]

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joods Historisch Museum - Joods Cultureel Kwartier". Jck.nl. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Rabbinaat Den Haag - NIK - Nederlands Israëlitisch Kerkgenootschap". Nik.nl. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Den Haag - NIK - Nederlands Israëlitisch Kerkgenootschap". Nik.nl. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Joodse Gemeente Den Haag – En nog een WordPress site". Joodsdenhaag.nl. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek (NNBW)". Resources.huygens.knaw.nl. Retrieved 16 February 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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