Watch video of the Chief Rabbi’s Purim shiur here:
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Last night Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Archbishop of York John Sentamu met in Durham for the first time at the invitation of Durham University students to discuss interfaith in the 21st century. The CCJ will be facilitating and supporting… read more
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was invited to attend the World Economic Forum 2014 (WEF) which took place between 23-25 January in Davos, Switzerland. The focus of this year’s annual gathering of world leaders from across politics, economics and civil society… read more
Listen to the Chief Rabbi’s broadcast for Holocaust Memorial Day 2014.… read more
The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day this year is Journeys.
On this, as on every Holocaust Memorial Day, I recall a journey undertaken by my
The children’s wait is now over. The presents have been given with thought and affection.
Whilst most are enjoying their new gifts, many who were underwhelmed by the choices made by their loved ones have rushed to offload unwanted items… read more
The Torah offers us lots of guidance for day to day living, but what does it say about managing conflict? In his second session at Limmud Conference 2013 The Chief Rabbi explores different models for handling challenging relationships.
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Parshat Shemot, contains many lessons relevant for us today. In this session from Limmud Conference 2013 The Chief Rabbi explores some of its fascinating ideas.
Watch The Chief Rabbi’s opening address from Limmud Conference 2013 here:… read more
The passing of Nelson Mandela has drawn my thoughts back to Cape Town, the city of my upbringing, a city where wealth glistened beside poverty and where liberty was manacled by the chains of separation and oppression.
Whilst my father,… read more
The world is sustained by three things: justice, truth and peace (Ethics of the Fathers 1:18)
By upholding the values of justice, truth and peace, governments respect and protect the rights of their citizens, providing them with the means to… read more
Having been born and raised in South Africa, I am today mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, who has been an inspiration to me and countless others. A transformational figure who truly changed the world, Mandela proved that hope is… read more