Office of the Chief Rabbi

Archive: May 2014

  • Chief Rabbi’s sends condolences to Belgian Jewish community

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis spoke to Chief Rabbi Avraham Guigui of Brussels and has been in touch with Maurice Sosnowski, President of the Coordinating Committee of the Belgium Jewish Organisations. Chief Rabbi Mirvis sent a message of condolence to the… read more
  • Thought for the Day

    Transcript In two days’ time, the Pope will visit Israel, the fourth visit of a Holy Father to the Holy Land. Pope Francis has visited Jerusalem previously, in October 1973. As soon as he arrived, the Yom Kippur War broke… read more
  • Chief Rabbi’s Speech to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

    On Thursday 22 May the Chief Rabbi delivered a historic address to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. This followed the adoption by the General Assembly last year of the controversial report “The Inheritance of Abraham” challenging the… read more
  • Chief Rabbi’s Mission to Israel

    Approximately 70 times a year, our community Rabbis, stand at their pulpits to deliver a Shabbat or Yomtov sermon. They are uniquely privileged to have these valuable moments to use as they see fit for the betterment and enhancement of… read more
  • Yom Ha’atzmaut 2014

    Watch video of the Chief Rabbi’s address at the Yom HaZicharon and Yom Ha’atzmaut event in Finchley Synagogue, London here:  … read more