Office of the Chief Rabbi

Video archive

  • D’var Torah: Parashat Noach

    You don’t have to be famous in order to leave a great legacy. Parashat Noach commences with the headline ‘Eileh Toldot Noach’, These are the generations of Noach. And then,
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Bereishit

    ‘In order to be able parents, we shouldn’t raise a child like Cain’ – In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi offers a deep insight into the art
  • A Message for Sukkot

    Taking the Water Drawing Ceremony of ancient times as his point of departure, the Chief Rabbi teaches that even in the largest of gatherings, each one of us can make
  • D’var Torah Parashat Ha’azinu

    ‘Oh, to be a fly on the wall’ – In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi offers a deeper understanding on the Usphizin and the distinct role that
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayelech

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi discusses the most appropriate name for this very special Shabbat: Shabbat Shuvah or Shabbat Teshuvah. In his answer, the Chief
  • VIDEO: The Chief Rabbi’s Pre Yamim Noraim Lecture, in association with LSJS

    On the 21st September 2016, the Chief Rabbi delivered his Yamim Noraim lecture entitled: ‘What kind of Jew do I want my child to be?’
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Nitzavim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi addresses the question – what is more important: Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat? Lo Adu Rosh – what do these words mean?
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Ki Tavo

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains that we are often forced by others into situations which we are neither comfortable with, nor desire. At this special
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Ki Tetze

    ‘Let us count our blessings and make our blessings count’ – The timeless message of Ledavid HaShem Ori. Since the commencement of the month of Ellul, we have twice
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Shoftim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi shows us an important example of the compassion and empathy of the Jewish psyche, specifically in relation to the actions of