UK Chief Rabbi knighted

 

U.K. Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis received the title of Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, July 11, 2023.

(JNS) - U.K. Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was officially honored as Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire during a "moving" ceremony at Windsor Castle on Tuesday, his office announced.

King Charles III bestowed Britain's highest honor upon Rabbi Mirvis in the 2023 New Years Honours, which were publicly announced earlier this year, recognizing his "significant services to the Jewish community, to interfaith relations and to education."

The 2023 honors list was the first approved by Charles following the death of Queen Elizabeth II in September.

The January announcement noted t...



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