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Tag Archive: Israel

  • Chief Rabbi tours UJIA projects in the Galil

    The Chief Rabbi toured charity projects across the Galil region of Israel to observe firsthand how the generosity of the UK Jewish community has benefited young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. He was guided by UJIA CEO Michael Weiger around several  read more
  • The Chief Rabbi takes ‘IsrACTION’

    Yesterday, Mill Hill United Synagogue received the Chief Rabbi on the occasion of both a community simcha and a pro-Israel charity drive. Chief Rabbi Mirvis issued a blessing and Chanukah-themed message to some of the community’s newest additions in a read more
  • Stuart Polak introduced to the House of Lords

    The Chief Rabbi was delighted to speak at the introduction of Lord Stuart Polak into the House of Lords, congratulating the Honorary President of the Conservative Friends of Israel group on behalf of the Jewish community. Also in attendance was read more
  • ‘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 who support the Jewish state by those who oppose it, read more
  • President Rivlin and Chief Rabbi Mirvis meet in Jerusalem

    As part of a United Synagogue Mission to Israel, the Chief Rabbi had a constructive tête à tête with President Reuven Rivlin at the Presidential residence in Jerusalem. They had a comprehensive discussion about the main issues facing Israel read more
  • ‘A good leader strives to affect change,’ Chief Rabbi tells students

    More than 70 student leaders listened to the Chief Rabbi affirm the importance of activism and the power of community at the Union of Jewish Student’s Political Summit. With Antisemitism and anti-Israel activity slated to become increasingly major concerns for read more
  • Chief Rabbi joins town-hall meeting to discuss response to Gaza conflict

    The Chief Rabbi advocated a proactive approach to supporting Israel for the Jewish community at a packed town-hall meeting convened to discuss British Jewry’s response to Israel’s ongoing conflict in Gaza. The meeting, which saw a panel of representatives from read more
  • Prayer issued for missing Israeli teenagers

    The prayer below, currently being recited across Israel for missing teenagers Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaar and Eyal Yifrach, was issued today to Rabbanim of the United Hebrew Congregations by Chief Rabbi Mirvis. Download Prayer for Captives PRAYER FOR CAPTIVES מִי read more
  • Chief Rabbi’s Statement on Missing Israeli Teenagers

    “Our thoughts are with the families of the three teenagers missing in the West Bank: Yaakov Naftali ben Rachel Devorah, Gilad Michael ben Bat Galim and Eyal ben Iris Teshurah. We stand alongside their families and the State of Israel read more