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  • Durham University hosts historic meeting between the Archbishop of York and the Chief Rabbi

    Last night Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Archbishop of York John Sentamu met in Durham for the first time at the invitation of Durham University students to discuss interfaith in
  • The Chief Rabbi calls for a focus on human dignity

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has just returned from the World Economic Forum 2014 (WEF), which took place between 23-25 January in Davos, Switzerland. The focus of this year’s annual gathering
  • The Chief Rabbi calls for a focus on Human Dignity

    Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was invited to attend the World Economic Forum 2014 (WEF) which took place between 23-25 January in Davos, Switzerland. The focus of this year’s annual gathering
  • Statement: Charlie Hebdo shooting

    The Chief Rabbi reacts to the savage attack on the Paris office of the satirical Charlie Hebdo magazine, emphasising that murder can never be justified in the name of God
  • Both lecturer and participant: the Chief Rabbi at Limmud

    This week the Chief Rabbi held the dual role of both lecturer and participant when he attended the annual Limmud conference, a cross-communal educational event attracting Jews of all ages
  • In the Press: Remembering Mandela

    In the wake of Nelson Mandela’s passing, the Chief Rabbi writes in the Jewish News to reflect on the transformed nation that the South African leader leaves behind and the
  • WJR Annual Dinner 2013

    Watch The Chief Rabbi’s speech at the World Jewish Relief’s Annual Dinner 2013 here:
  • Yom Kippur 5774

    In my Installation sermon last week, I highlighted the importance of building communities and providing quality Jewish education for all in order to strengthen Jewish identity and increase Jewish pride.
  • Come with me: The Chief Rabbi’s Installation Address

    On 1st September 2013, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was installed as the 11th Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth. The ceremony was held at St John’s