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  • Cardiff goes tropical for Jungle-themed Purim

    Event Purim in Cardiff took on a rather exotic flavour as the shul hall was bedecked in tropical foliage and Rabbi Rose dressed up as a quintessential English explorer to
  • CCE Spring 2017 Report: Two years on

    Since its inception two years ago, the Centre for Community Excellence (formerly Centre for Rabbinic Excellence) has evolved into an invaluable hub for sharing best practice, sourcing creative ideas
  • A pub quiz with a difference

    Event Bushey’s ‘next generation’ were invited to get to know their new Rabbi and Rebbetzen in a relaxed and fun environment with a quiz at their local pub. Rabbi and
  • The Great Get Together comes to Muswell Hill

    Event One year on from the tragic passing of MP Jo Cox, communities across the UK joined together for ‘The Great Get Together’ – a nationwide celebration of shared values
  • Bristol hears from Raid on Entebbe Commando

    Event In a promising start to their growing social events programming, the Bristol community hosted Major Rami Sherman, an IDF commando who was instrumental in ensuring the success of the
  • Radlett Residential Shabbaton

    Event A full Shabbat experience was laid on for Radlett members at the Oxford Belfry Hotel, drawing glowing feedback from those involved. Participants were inspired to think more deeply about
  • Chief Rabbi and Valerie meet Syrian refugees with World Jewish Relief

    Last week, the Chief Rabbi and Valerie visited World Jewish Relief’s work in Yorkshire, meeting refugees to discuss the challenges of integration and their aspirations, as part of #RefugeeWeek. The
  • Chief Rabbi and Valerie visits Zurich

    The Chief Rabbi and Valerie have just concluded a wonderful weekend with the Jewish Community of Zurich. The Chief Rabbi delivered a sermon and gave a shiur to the Israelitische
  • 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