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Chief Rabbi takes unprecedented move to suspend all shul services

The chief rabbi has taken the extraordinary step to suspend all services across 120 shuls under his auspices in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis announced the move on Tuesday, saying in a statement religious leaders have a “halachic imperative” to do so.

Read more: https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/united-synagogue-suspends-all-services-due-to-coronavirus/

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (Photo credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)