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News and updates about Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

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UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

The prayer beseeches G-d to prolong the King's days, 'so that he may continue to rule over our nation in good health and happiness.'

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

Office of the UK Chief Rabbi

Naso (Diaspora): Why is peace like a suitcase?

Peace contains everything for a good life.

Naso (Diaspora): Why is peace like a suitcase?

'Historic for Anglo Jewry:'

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis receives Knighthood

Rabbi Mirvis knighted by King Charles as Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to interfaith dialogue, education.

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis receives Knighthood

Office of the UK Chief Rabbi

A question and answer that might surprise you

This week, we have a lesson in woodwork - that isn't really about wood at all.

A question and answer that might surprise you

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Siddur for people with learning disabilities launched in the UK

A siddur designed for people with learning disabilities will soon be available in the UK.

Siddur for people with learning disabilities launched in the UK

UK chief rabbi calls for community action on climate change

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis is urging the UK Jewish community to take action on climate change.

UK chief rabbi calls for community action on climate change

UK Chief Rabbi: Assisted dying bill is 'profoundly disquieting'

Rabbi Mirvis joins Catholic and Anglican leaders in joint statement opposing Assisted Dying Bill on its second reading in UK parliament.

UK Chief Rabbi: Assisted dying bill is 'profoundly disquieting'

UK Jewish community horrified by murder of MP David Amess

Longtime lawmaker remembered as a great friend of the British Jewish community and of Israel.

UK Jewish community horrified by murder of MP David Amess

Ki Teitsei: The real reason we love to give food

Food: making it, sharing it, giving it. so deeply ingrained in Jewish culture. Why it's important to give, even where food isn't lacking!

Ki Teitsei: The real reason we love to give food

Rabbinic group says criticism of UK Chief Rabbi 'inappropriate'

1500+ rabbis commend UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis for maintaining Torah standards.

Rabbinic group says criticism of UK Chief Rabbi 'inappropriate'

'We remember Prince Philip's affection for the Jewish community'

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis: I enjoyed conversations with the Duke of Edinburgh, during which I was deeply moved by his extraordinary sense of duty

'We remember Prince Philip's affection for the Jewish community'

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Pesach: This is the guarantee for our survival!

The Haggadah contains a word that tells what guarantees the survival of the Jewish People.

Pesach: This is the guarantee for our survival!

Office of the Chief Rabbi

Parshat HaChodesh: Rosh Hashanah at the start of the 7th month?

The Chief Rabbi’s D’var Torah for Parshat HaChodesh.

Parshat HaChodesh: Rosh Hashanah at the start of the 7th month?

Office of the Chief Rabbi

Don’t just complain!

A great person is somebody who is not only able to tell you what’s wrong but who can provide a constructive solution for you.

Don’t just complain!

UK: 400-person Jewish wedding broken up by police

UK Chief Rabbi: "A shameful desecration of all that we hold dear. Such illegal behaviour is abhorred by majority of the Jewish community"

UK: 400-person Jewish wedding broken up by police

What is the hallmark of a great leader?

What did Moses mean by a nation appearing to be like sheep who have no shepherd? There is always a shepherd when there is a flock of sheep.

What is the hallmark of a great leader?

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same 4 letters?

It is a Hebrew letter that cannot stand alone, and that very property and its meaning symbolizes unty.

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same 4 letters?

British synagogues close amid coronavirus epidemic

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says Torah obligation to protect life transcends other considerations in closing of synagogues throughout Britain

British synagogues close amid coronavirus epidemic

'Action is what is needed when it comes to anti-Semitism'

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, speaks to Arutz Sheva at gala event of Fifth World Holocaust Forum.

'Action is what is needed when it comes to anti-Semitism'

British chief rabbi disinvited from London Siyum Hashas event

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis invited, then disinvited from London event marking completion of study of the Talmud.

British chief rabbi disinvited from London Siyum Hashas event

A menorah in central London

'This is how we light the world'

MK Pnina Tamano-Shata in London: Hanukkah symbolizes the triumph of hope and belief over despair.

'This is how we light the world'

British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

Baroness Jenny Tonge says "pro-Israel lobby" won the British election by lying about Labour leader.

British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

UK Chief Rabbi: Concerns about anti-Semitism remain

The election may be over, but anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry remain, warns Chief Rabbi of UK.

UK Chief Rabbi: Concerns about anti-Semitism remain

Father of British chief rabbi passes away

Late Rabbi Mirvis was Rabbi of Claremont and Wynberg Hebrew Congregations in Cape Town. Also served as Rabbi in Benoni.

Father of British chief rabbi passes away

"Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

President Rivlin meets UK Chief Rabbi in London

"Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

In op-ed ahead of December election, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says "poison" has taken root in Labour party.

British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over anti-Semitism

Watch: The Rabbi and the Prince

UK Chief Rabbi welcomes Prince of Wales at Belfast synagogue.

Watch: The Rabbi and the Prince

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UK Chief Rabbi 'concerned about Labor, anti-Semitism growing'

'Anti-Semitism on rise, most of all we're worried about Labour Party,' Rabbi Mirvis says.

UK Chief Rabbi 'concerned about Labor, anti-Semitism growing'

Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis warns BDS activists could harm peace by calling to boycott Eurovision in Israel.

Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

UK Chief Rabbi salutes Holocaust survivors

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says survivors 'have been absolutely determined to teach the world about love, unity tolerance and peace.'

UK Chief Rabbi salutes Holocaust survivors

Right-wing pundit hit for tying chief rabbi to synagogue attack

British right-wing commentator and member of Canada's Rebel Media comes under fire for tying UK chief rabbi to Pittsburgh massacre.

Right-wing pundit hit for tying chief rabbi to synagogue attack

WATCH: What is more important than our Shuls?

D’var Torah for Parashat Balak from the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.

WATCH: What is more important than our Shuls?

UK Chief Rabbi: Prince William's visit is historic

'He told me how important he saw it was for him to be a role model for all of society but in particular for people of his generation.'

UK Chief Rabbi: Prince William's visit is historic

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis joins Prince William at Yad Vashem

Prince William struck by 'terrifying scale' of Holocaust during tour of Yad Vashem with UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis.

UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis joins Prince William at Yad Vashem

British chief rabbi calls for more inclusiveness for LGBTQ Jews

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis tells over 100 Orthodox rabbis to be more open to LGBTQ Jews in the synagogue.

British chief rabbi calls for more inclusiveness for LGBTQ Jews

Top UK Sephardi Rabbi will no longer serve as religious judge

Britain's top Sephardi Rabbi apologizes for 'inappropriate' remarks on homosexuality.

Top UK Sephardi Rabbi will no longer serve as religious judge

British rabbi's remark on homosexuality causes a stir

Can Torah-true rabbis support homosexuality? No, but can they help homosexuals find a place in observant Jewwish society?

British rabbi's remark on homosexuality causes a stir

British chief rabbi calls for tolerance following terror attack

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis calls on Britons to remain committed to the values of peace and tolerance after deadly London attack.

British chief rabbi calls for tolerance following terror attack

UK chief rabbi says Labour anti-Semitism is worrying

Chief rabbi of Britain says Labour members have become more open and confident in expressing anti-Semitic feelings.

UK chief rabbi says Labour anti-Semitism is worrying

Britain's Chief Rabbi OK with women reciting Kaddish

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says women who want to say mourner's prayer should be supported.

Britain's Chief Rabbi OK with women reciting Kaddish

UK Chief Rabbi in first ever visit to India

Rabbi Mirvis makes historic visit highlighting Jewish organizations’ commitment to aiding the needy in Indian slums and 'repair the world.'

UK Chief Rabbi in first ever visit to India

Islam as a 'second faith' in Jewish schools – and vice-versa

Muslim and Jewish schools in Britain are planning to teach their students the other's religion.

Islam as a 'second faith' in Jewish schools – and vice-versa

'Clash' Between Netanyahu and UK Chief Rabbi Never Happened

Comments by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis over 'settlement building' were totally misrepresented, source tells Arutz Sheva. Why?

'Clash' Between Netanyahu and UK Chief Rabbi Never Happened

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UK Chief Rabbi's Ambitious Plan to Fight Jewish Apathy

Somewhere along the line Jews lost touch with what synagogues are actually for; UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis is determined to fix that.

UK Chief Rabbi's Ambitious Plan to Fight Jewish Apathy

UK Anchor Tells Chief Rabbi Israel to Blame for Anti-Semitism

'Israel has poured fuel on anti-Semitism,' poses British anchor in TV interview with rabbi, throwing out 'settlements,' 'occupation.'

UK Anchor Tells Chief Rabbi Israel to Blame for Anti-Semitism

Britain Announces New Holocaust Memorial

Announcement comes on 70th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation, as Cameron pledges UK will 'keep its promise to remember' Nazi genocide.

Britain Announces New Holocaust Memorial

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis Installed as New Chief Rabbi of Britain

Britain's Prime Minister tweeted out greetings to the new Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, and Prince Charles attended the installation ceremony

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis Installed as New Chief Rabbi of Britain