Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
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Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis is installed as UK chief rabbi

The new chief rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth has been installed at a ceremony in London.

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis succeeds Lord Jonathan Sacks who has held the post since 1991, and has said that reversing falling membership is a key challenge.

During the ceremony Rabbi Mirvis congratulated Prince Charles on the birth of his first grandchild.

The BBC's Emily Buchanan reports.

  • 01 Sep 2013
  • From the section UK
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