Office of the Chief Rabbi

General news

  • 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
  • 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
  • The Chief Rabbi delights in Jewish community life in Liverpool

    The Chief Rabbi has spent two rewarding days in Liverpool, visiting Jewish social care facilities, local congregations and speaking at a convention for United Hebrew Congregation Rabbis. As well as addressing the Annual Conference of the Rabbinical Council of the read more
  • Durham University hosts historic meeting between the Archbishop of York and the Chief Rabbi

    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
  • Durham University hosts historic meeting between the Archbishop of York and the Chief Rabbi

    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
  • The Chief Rabbi calls for a focus on human dignity

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has just returned from 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
  • The Chief Rabbi calls for a focus on Human Dignity

    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
  • Statement: Charlie Hebdo shooting

    The Chief Rabbi reacts to the savage attack on the Paris office of the satirical Charlie Hebdo magazine, emphasising that murder can never be justified in the name of God and asserting that increased censorship would only be another triumph read more
  • Both lecturer and participant: the Chief Rabbi at Limmud

    This week the Chief Rabbi held the dual role of both lecturer and participant when he attended the annual Limmud conference, a cross-communal educational event attracting Jews of all ages and various religious affiliations. As a “teacher of the community,” read more
  • In the Press: Remembering Mandela

    In the wake of Nelson Mandela’s passing, the Chief Rabbi writes in the Jewish News to reflect on the transformed nation that the South African leader leaves behind and the inspiring legacy that lives on. The world is sustained by read more