Limmud UK

Stepping Out At Limmud UK


British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis made history this week, at least in the world of Limmud, when he became the first person in his post to attend and address Limmud UK, the granddaddy event of the international enterprise that fosters cross-denominational study of Jewish texts and a celebration of Jewish life.

Chief Rabbi Mirvis Makes Landmark Address To Limmud UK


COVENTRY, England — Ephraim Mirvis  became the first sitting British chief rabbi to address the annual Limmud conference, defying the opposition of  prominent haredi Orthodox rabbis in England.

London’s American-style JCC Seeking Lead Role In Anglo Jewry ‘Renaissance’


At his office in London’s newly opened, $80 million Jewish community center, Raymond Simonson fumbles with a state-of-the-art telephone switchboard.

Raymond Simonson greets visitors at the opening of London’s new JW3 community center. Blake Ezra Photography
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