Chief Rabbi

A Chief Rabbi-Type Figure in Muslim Communities May Well Be Part of the Solution

Fiyaz Mughal | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK
Fiyaz Mughal

As long as Muslim communities do not have the equivalent to a Chief Rabbi, sadly, there will be a space in the social sphere which will be filled by those who are less interested in the welfare of Muslim communities, and more interested in making a name for themselves. Now is the time to grab this challenge with both hands.

How Relevant Is Faith and Religion in a Modern Society?

Reverend David Gifford | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Reverend David Gifford

Interfaith dialogue will have to take its place as a crucial item on everybody's agenda. It is heartening to get behind these students - the leaders of tomorrow - who show us that faith and religion is still relevant to life's meaning and for flourishing, dynamic, societies.

Whose Chief Is It Anyway?

Gabriel Webber | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK
Gabriel Webber

Strange as it may seem, the Liberal and Reform movements' model of religious leadership - a conference of rabbis who reach decisions by consensus - is actually closer to traditional Judaism than the Chief Rabbinate...

UK's New Chief Rabbi Expresses 'Concern' Over Growth In Anti-Semitism

PA | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

The UK's next Chief Rabbi has expressed his concern over rising anti-semitism in Europe and a decline in religious faith as he spoke of his "very deep...

'Um, Chief Rabbi, We're On Air'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks issued a plea for "a continued prayer for peace, not only in Gaza but the whole region" - but later accused Iran of being part ...

Richard Dawkins' Descriptions Of God Are 'Profoundly Anti-Semitic'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Britain's Chief Rabbi has accused Professor Richard Dawkins, perhaps the world's most famous atheist, of writing "profoundly anti-Semitic" statements ...