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  • Remembrance Day: the Chief Rabbi honors Her Majesty’s Armed Forces

    The Chief Rabbi and Valerie Mirvis joined prominent politicians, fellow faith leaders and a royal delegation in paying their respects to British Armed Forces members who lost their lives on
  • Whitefield: Chief Rabbis of the World

    Event Community life in Manchester assumed an exciting international aspect for members of the Whitefield congregation as the Chief Rabbi of Rome came to discuss intriguing aspects of Jewish Medical
  • Chief Rabbi inducts new St Albans Rabbi

    Chief Rabbi Mirvis was delighted to induct Rabbi Daniel Sturgess, a former director of Aish UK, into office at St Albans United synagogue. Members filled the shul to see Rabbi
  • Woodford Forest : ‘UnHalloween Party’

    Event An entertaining, Jewish alternative for children who would otherwise go trick-or-treating, with a magical Havdalah and plenty of treats. Objectives To create a fun environment where children can cultivate
  • In the Press: ShabbatUK

    2015’s Shabbat UK event could only build on the success of last year, what with a ringing endorsement from the Prime Minister and surging interest in the weekend-long celebration of
  • Chief Rabbi’s ShabbatUK sees thousands ‘Keep it together’

    The Chief Rabbi’s 2nd annual ShabbatUK weekend was a great success, attracting British Jews from across the religious spectrum to partake in communal meals, Shabbat services and ‘Challah Makes.’ An
  • South Hampstead: Sukkot Cheder

    Event Cheder students joined the synagogue’s rabbinical team for an upbeat dinner and diverse educational programme in the community Sukkah. Objectives To ensure students still receive enjoyable and spiritually-beneficial educational
  • Stuart Polak introduced to the House of Lords

    The Chief Rabbi was delighted to speak at the introduction of Lord Stuart Polak into the House of Lords, congratulating the Honorary President of the Conservative Friends of Israel group
  • Redbridge: ShabbatUK with The Travelling Chasidim

    Event ‘The Travelling Chassidim’ injected some additional musical ruach into this Shabbat programme, while communal spirit took root with a mass ‘walk-a-thon’ to shul and a  a moving Havdalla service.
  • Enfield and Winchmore Hill: Tashlich Cruise

    Event Participants took to the London waterways for an educational and social barge trip to explore and perform the New Day-trippers enjoy a leisurely trip down the canal which encompassed