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  • A tale of two Iftars…

    This week, the Chief Rabbi had the great pleasure in partaking in two Iftar events, with the topic of interfaith dialogue high on the agenda.    On Tuesday evening, the Chief
  • Valerie Mirvis invests in UK Rebbetzens with trip to Rome

    In a rare and invaluable opportunity for Rebbetzens based across the UK, 40 ladies travelled to Rome from as far afield as Cardiff, Newcastle and Liverpool to participate in a
  • Chief Rabbi joins The Archbishop of Canterbury in Israel

    Earlier this month, the Chief Rabbi was delighted to accompany The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on his visit to Jerusalem, Israel. It was truly a unique moment in history.
  • Chief Rabbi backs The Great Get Together

    On 17th and 18th June this year, The #GreatGetTogether, in memory of Jo Cox MP, will look to celebrate the values that the British people share in common. These values
  • Purim Party at Belmont United

    Event Everyone turned out in their best fancy dress for a day of Purim celebrations at Belmont shul, where the entertainment was totally novel – a digital portrait artist. Attendees,
  • Pinner-Norwich Twinning Weekend

    Event Pinner United and Norwich Hebrew Congregation continued to reap the fruits of their twinning labours as the two communities spent another Shabbat together. As well as some highly enjoyable
  • ‘Strictly Kosher’ convention @ Yeshurun HC

    Event The ease with which it is possible to keep kosher and key halachic debates around Kashrut practices were top of the agenda at Yeshurun Hebrew Congregation’s all-day Strictly Kosher
  • Chief Rabbi joins HRH Prince Charles for ‘Step up to Serve’ and #iwill social action campaign

    The Chief Rabbi was delighted to join HRH the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace for a meeting of the ‘Step up to Serve’ Advisory Council which comprises leaders from
  • Enfield’s Purim at the British Museum

    Event Enfield members had a one-of-a-kind immersive festive experience as they enjoyed a sociable and educational Purim-themed visit to the British Museum. They experienced an onsite Megillah reading in a
  • Bollywood Purim at Watford United

    Event Purim at Watford had a Bollywood flavour as Bangra dancers were hired to teach members, many of whom had come dressed in traditional saris and tunics for the occasion,