22 October 2015
What do the Rugby World Cup and Shabbat UK have in common? The Chief Rabbi considers the history of the sporting ‘Try’ and its worth in his Thought for the
16 October 2015
Listen to the Chief Rabbi talk about Shabbat and Shabbat UK in a special edition of the Jewish Chronicle podcast made in advance of the eponymous weekend.
25 September 2015
Hear the Chief Rabbi’s reflections on what constitutes ‘true greatness’ ahead of Sukkot in BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’ slot. Transcription below.
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18 September 2015
Hear the Chief Rabbi on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’ reflecting upon the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals – successors to the Millennium Development Goals – and second chances
11 September 2015
“Our prospects for the future depend, to a large degree, on our recollection of the past.” On today’s ‘Thought for the Day’, the Chief Rabbi acknowledges both the relief offered
6 September 2015
Listen to this BBC Radio 4 report from Edward Stourton’s Sunday programme about the Chief Rabbi’s visit to the Vatican with Cardinal Nichols. (Listen from 27:00).
4 September 2015
The Chief Rabbi told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the refugee must be considered “our problem,” a sentiment he also shared with Pope Francis during a recent visit to
3 July 2015
In his latest ‘Thought for the Day’ offering on BBC Radio 4, the Chief Rabbi reflects on his recent visit to Bergen Belsen with the Queen and the humbling heroism
22 May 2015
In his latest ‘Thought for the Day’ for BBC Radio 4, the Chief Rabbi ties in the Premier League season and the upcoming festival of Shavuot to encourage listeners to
27 March 2015
Ahead of Passover the Chief Rabbi celebrates the inquisitive mind, tying it in with Jewish tradition – which customarily encourages people to ask questions – and highlighting the vital role