Office of the Chief Rabbi

Tag Archive: interfaith

  • The Great Get Together comes to Muswell Hill

    Event One year on from the tragic passing of MP Jo Cox, communities across the UK joined together for ‘The Great Get Together’ – a nationwide celebration of shared values spearheaded by the Jo Cox Foundation. Following a call to read more
  • Building bridges with the Muslim community

    The Chief Rabbi addresses students of Azhar Academy The Chief Rabbi addressed the entire student body and attendant teachers at an Orthodox Muslim Girls’ School. He reminded Azhar Academy pupils of the importance of cultivating healthy relationships between faiths, and read more
  • Schlepping Nachas: Chief Rabbi tours communities for Mitzvah Day

    The Chief Rabbi was at the forefront of Mitzvah Day activities last week, as the now globally-observed day of collective social action celebrated its tenth anniversary. Synagogues, schools and youth movements, both from within the Jewish community and beyond, devoted read more
  • Chief Rabbi meets with Pope Francis in the Vatican City

    The Chief Rabbi undertook a trip to the Vatican City to meet Pope Francis ahead of the impending 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s Nostra Aetate declaration, which had reviewed the Catholic Church’s relationship with non-Christian religions. Accompanied by Cardinal read more
  • Aberdeen: Interfaith Tea

    Event A  small community received a much-needed boost by hosting a tea celebrating their 70th anniversary that was attended by members, local councillors and the Lord Provost. Members exhibited pride in their faith as they explained Jewish practices to civic read more
  • Chief Rabbi is keynote speaker at Muslim Council dinner

    The Chief Rabbi had the privilege of being the Guest of Honour at a dinner given by the Muslim Council of Wales, using his status as a keynote speaker to address the universal religious virtues to which all people of read more
  • 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 21st century. The CCJ will be facilitating and supporting read more