Office of the Chief Rabbi

Archive: May 2016

  • Alei Tzion: Scholar in Residence Rabbi Shalom Rosner

    Event Alei Tzion’s latest Scholar-in-Residence programme involved a range of high-quality lectures delivered by Rabbi Shalom Rosner over the course of a weekend. Rabbi Rosner, of the Modern Orthodox Zionist
  • Birmingham Central: A pioneering concert for Lag B’Omer

    Event As part of their programme celebrating Lag B’Omer, Birmingham Central members enjoyed an evening of orchestral music that featured works by Jewish composers and used pioneering technology to enhance
  • Valerie Mirvis heads Rebbetzens Leadership Trip to Gibraltar

    This week forty Rebbetzens from London, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Hong Kong, travelled to Gibraltar on Valerie Mirvis’ two day leadership trip as part of her landmark Investing in
  • Chief Rabbi celebrates with Stanmore at 70th Gala Dinner

    The Chief Rabbi spoke with warmth of the outstanding achievements of the Stanmore & Canons Park community at a gala dinner held in honour of their synagogue’s 70th anniversary. He
  • The Chief Rabbi addresses the Oxford Union

    Yesterday the Chief Rabbi addressed the prestigious Oxford Union debating society. He discussed the tendency to conflate anti-Zionism and antisemitism, as well as the need to safeguard our rights to
  • Enfield & Winchmore Hill: Shavuot & the Queen’s birthday celebrations

    Event For the auspicious occasion of the Queen’s 90th birthday, many Jewish communities celebrated in true patriotic fashion, with the Enfield & Winchmore Hill congregation even fusing their Shavuot and
  • Yeshurun: Yom Hazikaron & Yom Haatzmaut

    Event There was even greater interest than usual in Yeshurun’s ‘Open House’ Yom Hazikaron ceremony and educational programme, which invited the Jewish community of South Manchester to join together for
  • Amsterdam Jewish community hosts Chief Rabbi

    The Chief Rabbi and Valerie have concluded a memorable visit to the Jewish community of Amsterdam. They met with the Rabbinic and lay leaders of Dutch Jewry as well as