Rabbi Danny Rich has been the Senior Rabbi & Chief Executive of Liberal Judaism since the middle of 2005 and was Rabbi to Kingston Liberal Synagogue for nearly two decades. Rabbi Rich is a Justice of the Peace and a hospital and prison chaplain.
He is a President of the Council of Christians & Jews, Co-Chair of the National Refugees Welcome Board, a Trustee of Epsom Mental Health Week, and a member of the Council of Imams and Rabbis. He received a Certificate of Continuing Education (Study of Islam, Judaism and Muslim-Jewish Relations) in June 2009. His publications include Liberal Judaism and Mixed Marriage (2004); Zionism: The Case for Fair-Mindedness On All Sides (2010); Muslim Perceptions Of ‘The Other’ (2011); Israel Mattuck: The inspirational voice of Liberal Judaism (2014); and Responding to the Call: A Life of Liberal Jewish Commitment [ed.] (2015).
He has given both oral and written evidence to the Falconer Commission on Assisted Dying and the parliamentary Public Bill Committee on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill; and is a campaigner for the admission of Syrian refugees into the UK, the Living Wage and Caring for Carers.
Most importantly, Danny is the father of four children.