“It is not our task to conquer or convert the world or enforce uniformity or belief. It is our task to be a blessing to the world. ”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“It is not our task to conquer or convert the world or enforce uniformity or belief. It is our task to be a blessing to the world. ”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Perspectives

What Jerusalem means to me

As we approach Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) on the 23rd / 24th May, and the 50th anniversary of the reunification of our beloved city, here are a few thoughts about what Jerusalem means to me (This video includes captions in Hebrew If you wish to receive an MP4 version of this video for use in your community, school or organisation on Yom Yerushalayim, please email info@rabbisacksorg and put... Read more

NEW BOOK: Numbers: The Wilderness Years

The following is an extract from Rabbi Sacks’ new book Numbers: The Wilderness Years, the fourth and penultimate book in … Read more

Togetherness is good for the body, not just the soul

I was struck this week by the strong words of Britain’s most senior family judge, Sir James Munby, who called … Read more

Covenant & Conversation

The Ever-Repeated Story (Bamidbar 5777)

Bamidbar takes up the story as we left it toward the end of Shemot. The people had journeyed from Egypt … Read more

Minority Rights (Behar & Bechukotai 5777)

One of the most striking features of the Torah is its emphasis on love of, and vigilance toward, the ger, the … Read more

The Duality of Jewish Time (Emor 5777)

Alongside the holiness of place and person is the holiness of time, something parshat Emor charts in its deceptively simple … Read more

  • Why I am a Jew

  • The Mutation of Antisemitism

  • Rabbi Sacks on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign

Books

Videos

A Tale of Two Women – A Shavuot Shiur by Rabbi Sacks

To launch the new Koren-Sacks Shavuot machzor, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote shiur in London on 7 June 2016 to a … Read more

Quote of the day

The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews.
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