Office of the Chief Rabbi

Archive: Jan 2016

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

    The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, which is held each year on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, was ‘Don’t Stand By’, a sentiment that informed the Chief
  • Holocaust Memorial Day: ‘No Ifs No Buts’ transcript

    Read the unedited version of the Chief Rabbi’s speech from the national Holocaust Memorial Day Event in which he laments the apathy that is often tragedy’s must reliable collaborator. Watch
  • Brighton & Hove: Lunch and Learn

    Event Having suffered a recent decline in numbers at their weekly Lunch and Learn adult education sessions, Brighton & Hove availed of CRE funding to enhance their learning session by
  • In the Press: Chief Rabbi backs Kaddish role for women

    Reflecting on the benefits of a new United Synagogue guide that encourages women to recite the Kaddish prayer, the Chief Rabbi hopes that the new pamphlet will demystify this crucial
  • Chief Rabbi Mirvis with Holocaust survivors

    Singing with survivors: Chief Rabbi visits Holocaust Survivors Centre

    Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Chief Rabbi Mirvis paid a visit to a unique Jewish Care facility that provides holistic support and diverse programmes for both Holocaust survivors and refugees
  • Whitefield: Ladies Drama Group

    Event The now established North Manchester Ladies Jewish Drama Group produced and staged an original play to a combined audience of over 515 women and girls, engaging ladies from both
  • 'Torah, Thought and You'

    Investing in Rebbetzens: Valerie Mirvis spearheads seminar for community’s leading ladies

    In the first instalment of a landmark new series devised to empower and inspire Rebbetzens, the Chief Rabbi’s wife Valerie Mirvis presided over a thought-provoking seminar day of spiritual exploration
  • 20 Years of Pikuach: A celebration of the Jewish schools inspectorate

    Yesterday evening saw leading lights of the Jewish educational community descend on ORT House to celebrate two decades of Pikuach, the Jewish community’s only accredited school’s inspectorate. Director of Pikuach,
  • Nicholas Sarkozy and Chief Rabbi Mirvis

    The Chief Rabbi welcomes Nicolas Sarkozy to London

    The Chief Rabbi welcomed the former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to the UK last night, expressing his thanks to the Republican Leader for an unerring commitment to protecting his nation’s
  • The Chief Rabbi’s trip to India

    The Chief Rabbi has just returned from an historic trip to India during which he visited ancient communities in Cochin, Mumbai, Kolkatta and Delhi, as well as social responsibility projects