‘There is no future for Jews in Europe’, says Brussels’ chief rabbi, who says many do not risk visiting Synagogues because there is a ‘sense of fear on the streets’

Brussels’ chief rabbi has warned there is ‘no future for Jews in Europe’ following the Paris attack and lockdown across Belgium.

Rabbi Avraham Gigi was interviewed on Israeli radio when he gave the bleak outlook for Jewish people in Europe.

He warned that people were afraid to walk the streets or meet up in large groups following the attacks which claimed the lives of 130 people and injured more than 300 others.

Chief Rabbi of Brussels Avraham Gigi, centre, said Jewish people had ‘no future in Europe predicting that an ever greater number of people will move to Israel or Canada

Speaking to Israeli radio, Rabbi Gigi said that people were afraid to meet up in large groups due to the threat

Rabbi Gigi said the synagogues in the city have been closed for the first time since the Second World War

Rabbi Gigi said the synagogues in the city have been closed for the first time since the Second World War

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 The Jerusalem Post reported Rabbi Gigi’s comments to local radio station 103FM.

He said:’There is a sense of fear in the streets, the Belgians understand that they too are targets of terror. Jews now pray in their homes [as opposed to at synagogues] and some of them are planning on emigrating.’

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