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  • March of the Living has Chief Rabbi at helm

    The Chief Rabbi joined the 27th annual March of the Living in Poland, walking  alongside a vast cross-section of the international Jewish community in a poignant expression of solidarity with
  • Chief Rabbi reflects on contemporary role of faith at Foreign Office event

    At a recent Foreign and Commonwealth Office event, the Chief Rabbi appeared in conversation with BBC Radio 4 presenter Ed Stourton, who questioned him on issues of both local and
  • ‘Let’s support Israel proactively,’ Chief Rabbi tells conference

    1500 Israel supporters rallied to attend the Jewish Leadership Council’s ‘We Believe in Israel’ conference, at which the Chief Rabbi was a principal speaker. He decried the vilification of those
  • Chief Rabbi inducts two new Rabbis into office

      Having spent Shabbat with a handful of Birmingham communities, the Chief Rabbi proceeded to Manchester, where he inducted two new Rabbis into office before their thrilled prospective communities. Chief
  • Four communities unite for Bosworth Shabbaton

    Event Residential Shabbaton held jointly with the communities of Solihull, Leicester, Newcastle and Sheffield. Objectives To attract unaffiliated people to something Jewish. To strengthen the commitment of already existing members.  
  • In the Press: Mirvis brings in cash for Excellence

    The Chief Rabbi speaks to the Jewish Chronicle’s Simon Rocker about the purposes of the Centre for Rabbinic Excellence, which has begun by primarily providing funding to synagogues for additional
  • Singers Hill: Purim Learning Series

    Event A learning series; participants engage in both practical and theoretical learning about the festivals. Objectives To bring the community together, increase observance and awareness of festivals and engage people
  • Chief Rabbi dances Sefer Torah through the streets of Cambridge

    The Chief Rabbi delighted the Cambridge community by undertaking to dance through the streets with a new Sefer Torah before its installation in the Thompson’s Lane synagogue. The Chief Rabbi
  • Enfield and Winchmore Hill: Musical Melava Malka

    Event Melava Malka with music and magic. Objectives To further the spirit of community and enable members to enjoy an affordable event. To celebrate our relationship with the United Synagogue
  • Cardiff: A dose of Shabbat Ruach

    Event Cardiff congregants packed out their shul hall for a full Shabbat experience, backed by the CRE funding that has allowed ruach-filled services and communal meals to become a regular