Office of the Chief Rabbi

Video archive

  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that ‘through innovation, we can present the freshness and relevance of Judaism in our times’. This Shabbat, while we
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Ki Tisa

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi asks: Why were the Israelites forgiven for the sin of the Golden Calf and not for sending the 12 spies into
  • D’var Torah: Purim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why Purim can be regarded as the holiest day of the year. On Purim, which we are just about to
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Terumah

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that when we master the art of giving, we receive in return. At the commencement of Parashat Terumah, a
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that we shouldn’t just be concerned with our immediate surroundings – it is our duty to be mindful of
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Yitro

    A lesson from Moses to every parent: The Chief Rabbi presents his insights into Parashat Yitro. Following his experience at the burning bush, Moshe went down to Egypt and led
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Beshalach & Tu Bishvat

    Tu Bishvat reminds us that the Torah is both timeless and timely. This Shabbat, in addition to reading Parashat Beshalach, we will be celebrating Tu Bishvat, our New Year for
  • HRH The Prince of Wales joins the Chief Rabbi at Yavneh College

    Last week, the Chief Rabbi was delighted to join HRH The Prince of Wales on his visit to Yavneh College, Borehamwood. Upon his visit, HRH The Prince of Wales at
  • The Chief Rabbi at the World Jewish Relief Dinner 2017

    Last week, the Chief Rabbi was delighted to attend the World Jewish Relief Dinner 2017. In his address, the Chief Rabbi said: “President Trump has signed an Executive Order which
  • The Chief Rabbi at Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

    On Holocaust Memorial Day, the Chief Rabbi joined 200 survivors and more than 1,000 guests at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day Trust 2017. In his address, the