All the Jewish details of King Charles' coronation

 

Charles' coronation was the first coronation of a king in over 70 years in British history.

LONDON (JTA) - At a reception of faith leaders at Buckingham Palace the day after Queen Elizabeth's death in September, King Charles pulled Britain's chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, aside for a word.

The reception was pushed earlier in the day than originally planned to accommodate Mirvis, since it fell on a Friday. But it ran long and Shabbat was approaching. According to Rabbi Nicky Liss, head of the Highgate Synagogue, Charles asked Mirvis what the rabbi was doing sticking around - didn't he have to get home by Shabbat?

The protocol is that no one is allowed to leave the room before the kin...



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