Rabbi Mirvis bats for Britain

Rabbi Mirvis, speaking at B'nai B'rith First Lodge England in London this week

Rabbi Mirvis, speaking at B'nai B'rith First Lodge England in London this week

Chief Rabbi-elect Ephraim Mirvis said that, when he takes office shortly, he wants to be “a batsman not a bowler”, explaining that he hoped to “score runs for our team” by projecting a positive image of Judaism rather than try to “bowl out” other movements. Whether he’ll be be a Cook-like accumulator or a Pietersen-style basher, we'll have to wait and see.

Last updated: 3:45pm, July 28 2013