Office of the Chief Rabbi

Tag Archive: Holocaust

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

    The theme of Holocaust Memorial Day 2016, which is held each year on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, was ‘Don’t Stand By’, a sentiment that informed the Chief Rabbi’s messages to schoolchildren, the community and the nation. Commemorative read more
  • Singing with survivors: Chief Rabbi visits Holocaust Survivors Centre

    Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Chief Rabbi Mirvis paid a visit to a unique Jewish Care facility that provides holistic support and diverse programmes for both Holocaust survivors and refugees from the former Yugoslavia. The Holocaust Survivors Centre hosted the read more
  • Chief Rabbi visits Bergen Belsen with the Queen

    The Chief Rabbi has joined the Queen on her first visit to a concentration camp, noting the profound impact of the experience on both Her Royal Highness and her husband Prince Philip. Chief Rabbi Mirvis meets the Queen and Prince read more
  • Chief Rabbi pays respects at Bergen Belsen on 70th anniversary of liberation

    To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen Belsen concentration camp, the Chief Rabbi journeyed to the German camp’s former site to partake in a series of commemoration ceremonies that honoured the full gamut of internees who died read more
  • 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 victims of the Holocaust. The Chief Rabbi carries a Sefer read more