“The good we do live on in others and it is the most important things that does.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

“The good we do live on in others and it is the most important things that does.”

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Perspectives

We must use God's gifts to lessen the suffering of humankind (Thought for the Day)

I couldn’t help but notice the headline in yesterday’s paper: “Losing your religion can be seriously good for your wealth” Academics from the universities of Bristol and Tennessee have studied the economies of 109 countries in the twentieth century and found that those that became secular also became richer, materially if not spiritually Which is true up to a point Though we should... Read more

Unit 6 on 'The Way of Chessed: Love as Compassion' is now available to download!

Overview In this sixth unit the mitzvah of chessed will be explored in the thought of Rabbi Sacks. While tzedakah is giving with … Read more

Watch Rabbi Sacks' keynote speech at Bar-Ilan University on 'The Contemporary Task of Judaism'

On 7th June 2018, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote lecture at Bar-Ilan University entitled “The Contemporary Task of Judaism’”.

Covenant & Conversation

The Effective Critic (Devarim 5778)

The first verse of Devarim, the fifth and culminating book of the Torah, sounds prosaic. “These are the words that … Read more

Miles to Go Before I Sleep (Matot-Masei 5778)

Etre ailleurs, “To be elsewhere – the great vice of this race, its great and secret virtue, the great vocation … Read more

The Lost Masterpiece (Pinchas 5778)

A true story that took place in 1995: It concerns the legacy of an unusual man with an unusual name: … Read more

  • Rabbi Sacks on 'The Great Partnership'

  • Rabbi Sacks on 'The Politics of Hope'

  • Israel 70: The Everlasting Symbol

Books

Videos

“Cultural Climate Change” – Rabbi Sacks at The Chautauqua Institution

On 13th July 2017, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address at The Chautauqua Institution in New York state. In his … Read more

Quote of the day

Wars are won by weapons but it takes ideas to win a peace.
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