CHIEF Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has issued a stark warning to the community this week.
He has blamed the rise of coronavirus cases on the “irresponsibility” of some and cited biblical precedent for following guidelines.
The Chief Rabbi told how “being mindful towards others during the period of atonement was even more important when acting irresponsibly posed a threat to lives”.
He said: “According to our tradition, for sins between ourselves and the Almighty, we go straight to God.
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