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