Office of the Chief Rabbi


  • Chief Rabbi meets with Pope Francis in the Vatican City

    The Chief Rabbi undertook a trip to the Vatican City to meet Pope Francis ahead of the impending 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s Nostra Aetate declaration, which had reviewed the Catholic Church’s relationship with non-Christian religions. Accompanied by Cardinal read more
  • Aberdeen: Interfaith Tea

    Event A  small community received a much-needed boost by hosting a tea celebrating their 70th anniversary that was attended by members, local councillors and the Lord Provost. Members exhibited pride in their faith as they explained Jewish practices to civic read more
  • Chief Rabbi speaks at Muslim-Jewish Forum

    The Chief Rabbi was one of two keynote speakers at a dinner hosted by the Manchester Muslim Jewish Forum to celebrate its 10th anniversary, their concerted coexistence efforts having successfully united members of the two faiths through social events and read more
  • Chief Rabbi is keynote speaker at Muslim Council dinner

    The Chief Rabbi had the privilege of being the Guest of Honour at a dinner given by the Muslim Council of Wales, using his status as a keynote speaker to address the universal religious virtues to which all people of read more
  • In the Press: The Chief Rabbi’s first year in office

    Speaking to Simon Rocker of the Jewish Chronicle, the Chief Rabbi enthuses about the Jewish communities’ he has visited and is yet to visit, reiterates his support for women’s active involvement in prayer within the boundaries of Halacha and goes 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