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  • ‘Dreams of a Nation’ concert wows Bushey community

    Event A highly creative celebration of Israel’s 70th year came to Bushey United Synagogue in the form of Mizrachi UK’s touring concert, Dreams of a Nation. The story of Israel’s foundation was told in a unique combination of song, audio-visual read more
  • South Hampstead’s Israel 70 Festival features something for everyone

    Event There was something for everyone at South Hampstead’s landmark Israel 70 Festival, as members and non-members alike were welcomed in to enjoy a varied programme that included a live book review, an Israeli dance workshop, a hands-on Israeli cooking read more
  • Four Shuls, One Big Party for Yom Ha’atzmaut

    Photo Credit: Caroline Photography Event Celebration of Israel often provides an access point for those who are less affiliated to their local shul, as well as those who are, so it is good news that the South Manchester cross-communal Yom read more
  • Israeli scientists educate crowd in Birmingham for Israel’s 70th

    Event Two Israeli scientists shared their expert knowledge and provided fascinating insights into their work at the first of many Israel70 events taking place in Birmingham to celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary. University Faculty Chair Mouna Maron and Chief Vet Igal read more
  • 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