ephraim mirvis

Rivlin meets UK Chief Rabbi, says no room for antisemitism in government

Rivlin said that "Zero tolerance to antisemitism means to offer safety to Jewish communities."

Chief Rabbi Mirvis: antisemitism has taken root in UK's Labour

The party's response has been "utterly inadequate," Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth writes.

26/11/2019
UK Chief Rabbi composes blessing honoring women ahead of Simhat Torah

Traditionally, on the Jewish holiday, distinguished male members of the community are appointed Chatan Torah and Chatan Beresheet. United Synagogues introduced an Eishet Chayil honor for women.

Ephraim Mirvis, chief rabbi of the United Kingdom, addresses the Limmud Conference 2013.
UK chief rabbi says call to move Eurovision harms peace

'Whereas peacemakers seek dialogue and common ground, for more than a decade the BDS movement has pursued a campaign of division and demonization,' says Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

03/02/2019
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
Britain’s chief rabbi supports LGBT students with school guide

The booklet in some cases employs Torah values to show the school leaders how to teach students to deal with the issue, such as not speaking ill of others.

By JTA
07/09/2018
Outcry by UK Jewry as Labour adopts controversial antisemitism guidelines

The guidelines are mostly taken from the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definitions, but omit four critical clauses.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Your Jewish guide to the royal wedding

Neither the UK chief rabbi nor Israeli ambassador will be in attendance, but which Jews will be, and is Markle's dress designed by an Israeli?

18/05/2018
Britain's chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
British chief rabbi calls for more inclusiveness for LGBTQ Jews

Following the resolution of the controversy, Mirvis said he was “appalled” by the behavior of those who rejected Dweck’s teachings.

By JTA
07/09/2017
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