Chief’s praise for KD schools

KING David High and Primary school children were treated to a visit from Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis at their assemblies yesterday.

At the high school, where he spoke to pupils from Year Seven through to sixth-form, Rabbi Mirvis discussed Chazan Abraham Immerman, his childhood inspiration, as well as King David.

Meanwhile, for the younger pupils at the primary school — who serenaded the Chief Rabbi with morning prayers — he spoke of how to be great Jewish people in future — and even found time to discuss the World Cup.

Introduced by the high school’s head of religious studies Rabbi Benjy Rickman, Rabbi Mirvis started by enthusing about the school, telling the pupils: “You are fortunate and privileged to be studying at one of the greatest schools in this country.

“We, as a Jewish community, are exceptionally proud of your achievements and we are looking forward to your future achievements, now and in the year ahead of you.”

He then revealed that one of the questions he is most frequently asked regards his biggest inspiration.

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