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  • British Chief Rabbi supports teaching Islam in Jewish schools

    December 17, 2015 | 1:11 pm

    British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis recommended that Jewish schools teach Islam.

    In an interview with the London-based Jewish Chronicle published Wednesday, Mirvis’s spokesperson said that teaching Islam will give children the opportunity to learn about a “poorly understood”...

  • BBC apologizes to British chief rabbi over on-air gaffe

    November 18, 2012 | 10:40 am

    The BBC issued an apology to British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks after a presenter asked him about the Gaza operation while he thought he was off the air.

    Sacks presented the "Thought for the Day" on BBC Radio 4 Today on Friday. After the segment, presenter Evan Davies asked the...