Office of the Chief Rabbi

Video archive

  • D’var Torah: Parashat Shemini

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us about the power of positive thinking. Treif birds are a symbol of treif conduct. In this week’s Parasha of
  • D’var Torah: Shabbat Chol Hamoed

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us about the real joys of Pesach. With regards to the festival of Pesach, as is the case with our
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Tzav (Shabbat HaGadol)

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why this will be a great Shabbat… The Shabbat before Pesach is called Shabbat HaGadol, ‘the great Sabbath’. Many reasons
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayikra

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why we must invest in our teachers. The leftovers of the ‘Mincha’ offering were to be given to Aharon and
  • 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