Prayer for a Prince

Chief Rabbi composes special Shabbat tribute

CHIEF Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis last night issued a special prayer to be recited in synagogues on Shabbat as a tribute to Prince Philip, who died last Friday.

It is an addition to the traditional Prayer for the Royal Family which is read each week.

Last Shabbat, synagogues themselves amended the prayer to omit the Duke of Edinburgh's name, the third such change in the last two decades, following the deaths of Princess Diana and the Queen Mother.

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