Chief Rabbinate Trust

Ephraim Mirivs To Become UK's Next Chief Rabbi

South-African born, he will succeed the long-serving Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the tenth to hold the office.

12/18/2012
Staff Writer

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis will succeed Rabbi Jonathan Sacks as the United Kingdom’s next chief rabbi, the Chief Rabbinate Trust announced the evening of Dec. 17 in a statement on the Chief Rabbi’s website.

THe UK chief rabbi does much interfaith dialogue. Here, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Pope Benedict XVI. Getty Images
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