Mirvis tapped as Mizrachi’s senior rabbi

THE Mizrachi Organisation’s committee has overwhelmingly endorsed a recommendation from a rabbinic search subcommittee to appoint Rabbi Danny Mirvis as Mizrachi’s new senior rabbi.

The appointment, which still needs to be approved by a ballot of congregants, would see Rabbi Mirvis take up his post in time for Rosh Hashanah.

Rabbi Mirvis, son of Commonwealth Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, is already the rav of Mizrachi’s newly formed Kehillat Ohr David and Rosh Kollel.

A subcommittee of the Mizrachi executive had been tasked with reviewing applications for the role of senior rabbi and had narrowed a field of nine applications to three, ultimately choosing a local rabbi.

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