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  • Statement: The Peshawar Massacre

    Following a terrorist attack on a Pakistani military school that left 145 people dead, the Chief Rabbi laments the sadistic and senseless killing that has destroyed families and lives. He
  • Appointment of Get Case Worker for London Beth Din

    The London Beth Din, the Court of the Chief Rabbi, has appointed Joanne Greenaway, an arbitration lawyer with a major City law firm, to the newly created position of Case
  • Chief Rabbi contributes to Commission on Religion

    The Chief Rabbi photographed with Baroness Butler-Sloss, who chaired a commission on religion on behalf of the Woolf Institute The Chief Rabbi, in his capacity as the principal representative of
  • In The Press: Chief Rabbi inspires in Sydney

    The Australian Jewish News documents the Chief Rabbi’s visit to Moriah College and other community institutions during his time in Sydney, where he implored Jews to embrace Jewish unity rather
  • In the Press: Reflections on the Chief Rabbi’s Visit

    As published in The Australian Jewish News As Australia welcomes newly appointed Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Rabbi Yaakov Glasman reflects on rabbinic roles generally and that of the Chief Rabbi
  • Chief Rabbi decries terror in Jerusalem

    The Chief Rabbi responds to the brutal terror attack on a Jerusalem synagogue this morning that has left four worshippers dead.  “I am horrified and disgusted at the slaughter of
  • Remembrance 2014: AJEX March and new Armed Forces prayer

    The Chief Rabbi today honoured the last of his engagements related to Remembrance Day, attending the Association of Jewish Ex-Service Men and Women’s annual parade. After meeting non-marchers outside the
  • Chief Rabbi hails success of first ShabbatUK

    The Chief Rabbi’s inaugural ‘ShabbatUK’ has met with enormous success, galvanising communities across Britain to partake in a full Shabbat experience. Unprecedented in the UK, this initiative took inspiration from
  • In the Press: Free yourself from digital slavery

    The Times reports on the Chief Rabbi’s vision for Shabbat UK, for which he has emphasised the importance of putting away digital devices and reconnecting with family and friends. Shabbat
  • In the Press: Putting down technology for Shabbat

    The Times gives coverage to the Chief Rabbi’s upcoming Shabbat UK initiative, which seeks to revive the tradition of keeping Shabbat for a wider tranche of British Jewry and encourages