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UK Chief Rabbi: We remember Prince Philip's affection for the Jewish community

UK Chief Rabbi: 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 dutyArutz Sheva, 09/04/2021 16:13
Pesach: This is the guarantee for our survival!

Pesach: This is the guarantee for our survival!

The Haggadah contains a word that tells what guarantees the survival of the Jewish People.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 24/03/2021 14:44
Parshat HaChodesh: Rosh Hashanah is at the commencement of the seventh month of the year!

Parshat HaChodesh: Rosh Hashanah is at the commencement of the seventh month of the year!

The Chief Rabbi’s D’var Torah for Parshat HaChodesh.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 12/03/2021 09:21
Don’t just complain!

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.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 04/02/2021 09:03
UK: 400-person Jewish wedding in Stamford Hill broken up by police

UK: 400-person Jewish wedding in Stamford Hill 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"Arutz Sheva, 22/01/2021 15:09
What is the hallmark of a great leader?

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.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 10/07/2020 11:58
Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same four letters?

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

It is a Hebrew letter that cannot stand alone, and that very property and its meaning symbolizes unty.UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 14/05/2020 20:00
British Chief Rabbi announces closure of United Synagogue amid coronavirus epidemic

British Chief Rabbi announces closure of United Synagogue amid coronavirus epidemic

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says Torah obligation to protect life transcends other considerations in closing of synagogues throughout BritainGary Willig, 17/03/2020 23:00
UK Chief Rabbi: Action is what is needed when it comes to anti-Semitism

UK Chief Rabbi: 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.Yoni Kempinski, 24/01/2020 04:20
British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis disinvited from London Siyum Hashas event

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis disinvited from London Siyum Hashas event

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis invited, then disinvited from London event marking completion of study of the Talmud.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/01/2020 12:02
'This is how we light the world'

'This is how we light the world'

MK Pnina Tamano-Shata in London: Hanukkah symbolizes the triumph of hope and belief over despair.Hezki Baruch, 23/12/2019 04:03
British politician: Chief Rabbi must be dancing in the street

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2019 05:53
UK Chief Rabbi: Concerns about anti-Semitism remain

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.Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 13/12/2019 12:06
Father of British chief rabbi passes away

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2019 10:14
"Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

"Zero tolerance for anti-Semitism"

President Rivlin meets UK Chief Rabbi in LondonArutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2019 17:58
British Chief Rabbi blasts Corbyn over 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/11/2019 02:13
Watch: The Rabbi and the Prince

Watch: The Rabbi and the Prince

UK Chief Rabbi welcomes Prince of Wales at Belfast synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2019 16:30
UK Chief Rabbi 'concerned about Labor, anti-Semitism growing'

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.Yoni Kempinski - Antwerp, 14/05/2019 17:09
Britain's Chief Rabbi defends Israel's right to host Eurovision

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.Elad Benari, 04/02/2019 01:10
UK Chief Rabbi salutes Holocaust survivors

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.'Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 28/01/2019 16:45
Right-wing pundit hit for tying chief rabbi to synagogue attack

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.David Rosenberg, 31/10/2018 08:39
WATCH: What is more important than our Shuls?

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.Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 27/06/2018 20:00
UK Chief Rabbi: Prince William's visit is historic

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.'Eliran Aharon, 27/06/2018 14:10
UK Chief Rabbi Mirvis joins Prince William at Yad Vashem

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2018 13:24
British chief rabbi calls for more inclusiveness for LGBTQ Jews

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.JTA, 07/09/2017 18:51
Top UK Sephardi Rabbi will no longer serve as religious judge

Top UK Sephardi Rabbi will no longer serve as religious judge

Britain's top Sephardi Rabbi apologizes for 'inappropriate' remarks on homosexuality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2017 20:19
British rabbi's remark on homosexuality causes a stir

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?JTA, 03/07/2017 08:08
British chief rabbi calls for tolerance following terror attack

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.JTA, 04/06/2017 16:41
UK chief rabbi: Labour anti-Semitism concerning

UK chief rabbi: Labour anti-Semitism concerning

Chief rabbi of Britain says Labour members have become more open and confident in expressing anti-Semitic feelings.Ben Ariel, 15/07/2016 06:12
Britain's Chief Rabbi OK with women saying Kaddish

Britain's Chief Rabbi OK with women saying Kaddish

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says women who want to say mourner's prayer should be supported.Gil Ronen, 21/01/2016 21:17
UK Chief Rabbi in first ever visit to India

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.'Shoshana Miskin, 07/01/2016 17:56
Islam as a 'second faith' in Jewish schools

Islam as a 'second faith' in Jewish schools

Muslim and Jewish schools in Britain are planning to teach their students the other's religion.Hillel Fendel, 03/01/2016 16:56
UK Chief Rabbi 'Settlements' Remark Misrepresented

UK Chief Rabbi 'Settlements' Remark Misrepresented

Comments by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis over 'settlement building' were totally misrepresented, source tells Arutz Sheva. Why?Ari Soffer, 13/09/2015 11:35
UK Chief Rabbi's Plan to Fight Jewish Apathy

UK Chief Rabbi's 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.Ari Soffer, 12/08/2015 15:31
UK Chief Rabbi Told: Israel Fuels Anti-Semitism

UK Chief Rabbi Told: Israel Fuels Anti-Semitism

'Israel has poured fuel on anti-Semitism,' poses British anchor in TV interview with rabbi, throwing out 'settlements,' 'occupation.'Ari Yashar, 28/01/2015 09:15
Britain Announces New Holocaust Memorial

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2015 18:21
Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis New British Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis New British Chief Rabbi

Britain's Prime Minister tweeted out greetings to the new Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, and Prince Charles attended the installation ceremonyDavid Lev, 01/09/2013 19:56