The Office of the Chief Rabbi of the Coordination Committee of the Jewish Communities in the Republic of Croatia and the Jewish Community of Zagreb, under the leadership of Rabbi Luciano Moše Prelević, is the highest rabbinical authority in the Republic of Croatia. Rabbi Luciano Moše Prelević was educated as a rabbi at the rabbinical studies in Jerusalem, where he obtained his rabbinical diploma. At the level of the Coordination of Jewish Communities in the Republic of Croatia, Rabbi Prelević is responsible for all issues related to Jewish religious life.
Rabbi is at your disposal for all your needs and requirements, whether physical or spiritual, and to assist you in all aspects of your Jewish life. The main task of the Rabbinate is primarily the Jewish education of community members, regardless of age, as well as the core of the spiritual life, both of the community as a whole and of each individual.
The Rabbi's Office is in charge of following you throughout your life cycle and helps and advises in organizing certain events: Brit Milah, Bat and Bar Mitzvah, wedding, divorce, visit to the sick and dying, preparation of the deceased and the last farewell and the funeral itself. After the funeral, the Office is at the disposal of the bereaved family of the deceased to easily overcome the period of mourning, unveiling of the tombstone, as well as the organization of prayer and teaching of the Mishna on the anniversary of his death. To be with you in happiness, but also in sad moments.
The Rabbinical Office is in charge of Kosher nutrition in Jewish communities and the issuance of Kosher certificates. Rabbi Prelević also makes "Psak Halacha " (final decisions on the issue of Jewish religious law) at the level of the Coordination Committee of the Jewish Communities in the Republic of Croatia.
The rabbi will also organize Beth Din, an arbitral Jewish religious court, as needed.
The Office of the Chief Rabbi is located in JCZ, Palmotićeva stree 16
Please announce your arrival in advance.
Address: JCZ, Palmotićeva street 16, 10000 Zagreb
Tel: + 385 1 4922 692