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Mirvis

(ˈmɜːvɪs)
n
(Biography) Ephraim (ˈiːfreɪɪm). born 1956, British rabbi, born in South Africa; Commonwealth chief rabbi from 2013
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Students from Durham University have invited the Archbishop of York John Sentamu and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis to discuss the relationship between Christianity and Judaism in the 21st century.
| WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 19: Ephraim Mirvis with his wife Valerie at St John''s Wood Synagogue in north London where it was announced that he will become the UK''s next chief rabbi | FRIDAY DECEMBER 21: Students dressed in graduation gowns in Taichung, southern Taiwan, pose in front of a mock pyramid, moments before the countdown time when many believe the Mayan people predicted the end of the world
Alternatively, as David Mirvis, Cyril Chang, and Arthur Cosby suggest in this symposium, does one invest in health first because evidence has shown that " ...
Interviewing British Chief Rabbi Efraim Mirvis, Adam Bolton repeatedly suggested that Israel was to blame for anti-Semitism, as opposed to those actively carrying out or inciting anti-Semitic attacks, triggering outrage among British Jews.
I've tried, but he wasn't having any of it" Actress Emma Thompson on flirting with the Prince of Wales "If this inquiry turns out to be no more than a sticking plaster, designed to placate and diffuse until after the elections this week, the problem will surely get worse and not better" Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on Labour's anti-Semitism row "Plastic is one of the biggest pollutants on the planet.
Anchor Adam Boulton was joined by Britain's Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis in a segment titled "Auschwitz Remembered." http://youtu.be/1yztmTFAgPo
Ephraim Mirvis claimed it is "fiction" that Zionism is different to Judaism, adding it is impossible to attack one and not the other.
Rabbi Mirvis said: "It has been reported that persecution of Christians persists in over a hundred countries, more than for any other religion.
Meanwhile the UK's Jewish leader, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, condemned "aggressive secularism that threatens to relegate spirituality and sanctity within our society".
It received more than 105,800 signatures, including those of Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Conservative ex-minister Eric Pickles and Birmingham Edgbaston Labour MP Gisela Stuart.
Meanwhile Britain's Jewish leader, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, condemned "aggressive secularism that threatens to relegate spirituality and sanctity within our society".
SIR - The Muslim Council of Wales deserves national appreciation for hosting the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Ephrais Mirvis at a glittering inter-faith dinner in City Hall on Wednesday night.