Chief Rabbi David Rosen
IsraelUnited Kingdom

Location of Activities

Jerusalem / Israel / USA
West Asia / North America
KAICIID Affiliation: 
KAICIID Board of Directors
International Director of Interreligious Affairs, American Jewish Committee

Rabbi David Rosen was the Chief Rabbi of Ireland and the senior rabbi of the largest Orthodox Jewish Congregation in South Africa. Today he is one of the most prominent Jewish leaders in the field of interreligious affairs.

Career Summary:

  • AJC‘s International Director of Interreligious Affairs and its Heilbrunn Institute for International Interreligious Understanding
  • Past Chairman of IJCIC, the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations
  • Honorary Advisor on Interfaith Relations to the Chief Rabbinate of Israel
  • International President, Religions for Peace (RfP)
  • Honorary President of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ)
  • Knighted by the Vatican in 2005 as Commander of the Order of Gregory the Great. Decorated CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2010 by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II.
Biography as at 01.11.17
Main Publications: 

1.) https://www.rabbidavidrosen.net/multifaith-relations/

2.) https://www.rabbidavidrosen.net/muslim-jewish-relations/

3.) https://www.rabbidavidrosen.net/christian-jewish-relations/

4.) "Beginning to talk: an interview with Rabbi David Rosen." The Christian Century 131, no. 12 (June 11, 2014): 31-32. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials, EBSCOhost (accessed June 7, 2017).

5.) The Christian and the Pharisee, Warner 2006. 6.) Un Solo Dio, Tre Verita, Mondadori 2001.

Areas of Actions: 
DialogueShared Human Values
Forms of Actions: 
Educational ProgrammesInformation DistributionResearch